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P5520 Sigma

Paraldehyde

≥97%

Synonym: 2,4,6-Trimethyl-1,3,5-trioxacyclohexane, s-Trimethyltrioxymethylene, Acetaldehyde trimer, NSC 9799, Paracetaldehyde

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Properties

Related Categories Aldehydes, Building Blocks, C1 to C6, Carbonyl Compounds, Cell Biology,
assay   ≥97%
drug control   USDEA Schedule IV
density   0.994 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Hypnotic with rapid onset; anticonvulsant at high doses; used to treat delirium tremors

Application

Reactant involved in:
• Modified Sanford reaction
• Synthesis of N-arylbenzoquinaldinium derivatives with antimicrobial activity
• Hydroformylation of alkenylamines
• Studies of molecules with inhibitory activity against HIV-1 integrase
• Irregular Wittig reactions for the formation of α-hydroxyketones

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1264 - class 3 - PG 3 - Paraldehyde
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
YK0525000
Flash Point(F) 
75.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
24 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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