402893

Sigma-Aldrich

1-Propanol

ACS reagent, ≥99.5%

Synonym(s):
Propyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3CH2CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
60.10
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1098242
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.05

Quality Level

grade

ACS reagent

vapor density

2.1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 147 °C)
14.9 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.5%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

700 °F

expl. lim.

13.7 %

impurities

≤0.0004 meq/g Titr. acid
≤0.01% ethanol
≤0.01% methanol
≤0.03% Carbonyl compounds (as C2H5CHO)
≤0.05% CH3CHOHCH3
≤0.05% isopropanol
≤0.2% water

evapn. residue

≤0.001%

color

APHA: ≤10

refractive index

n20/D 1.384 (lit.)

pH

8.5 (20 °C, 200 g/L)

bp

97 °C (lit.)

mp

−127 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: passes test
water: soluble

density

0.804 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCO

InChI

1S/C3H8O/c1-2-3-4/h4H,2-3H2,1H3

InChI key

BDERNNFJNOPAEC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

1-Propanol may be used as a solvent in the following processes:
  • Synthesis of ZnO (zinc oxide) thin films.
  • Growth of rubrene (5,6,11,12-tetraphenyltetracene) single crystals.
  • Synthesis of polyaniline microspheres and nanotubes.

Packaging

500 mL in glass bottle
1, 2.5, 4×4 L in glass bottle
18 L in steel drum

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Target Organs

Central nervous system

RIDADR

UN1274 - class 3 - PG 2 - n-Propanol

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

71.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

22 °C - closed cup

Yu Deng et al.
Metabolic engineering, 13(5), 570-577 (2011-07-16)
Biofuel production from renewable resources can potentially address lots of social, economic and environmental issues but an efficient production method has yet to be established. Combinations of different starting materials, organisms and target fuels have been explored with the conversion...
Exploration of the morphological transition phenomenon of polyaniline from microspheres to nanotubes in acid-free aqueous 1-propanol solution in a single polymerization process.
Huang YF and Lin CW.
Polymer International, 59(9), 1226-1232 (2010)
Vibrational spectra of liquid 1-propanol.
Michniewicz N, et al.
Journal of Molecular Structure, 887(1), 180-186 (2008)
Growth of thin rubrene single crystals from 1-propanol solvent.
Matsukawa T, et al.
Journal of Crystal Growth, 312(2), 310-313 (2010)
Highly c-axis oriented ZnO thin film using 1-propanol as solvent in sol-gel synthesis.
Popa M, et al.
Materials Letters, 92, 267-270 (2013)

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