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Sigma-Aldrich

(±)-3-Chloro-1,2-propanediol

98%

Synonym(s):
α-Chlorohydrin, α-Glycerol chlorohydrin, α-Monochlorohydrin, 3-MCPD
Linear Formula:
ClCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
110.54
Beilstein:
635684
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor pressure

0.04 mmHg ( 25 °C)

Quality Level

assay

98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.480 (lit.)

bp

213 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: soluble
alcohol: soluble
diethyl ether: soluble

density

1.322 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

OCC(O)CCl

InChI

1S/C3H7ClO2/c4-1-3(6)2-5/h3,5-6H,1-2H2

InChI key

SSZWWUDQMAHNAQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

3-Chloro-1,2-propanediol undergoes enantioselective transformation to (R)-3-chloro-1,2-propanediol by the cell extract of Corynebacterium sp. strain N-1074 . It is a contaminant found in food in free (diol) form as well as in an esterified (with fatty acids) form.

Application

(±)-3-Chloro-1,2-propanediol may be used in manufacture of dye intermediates.

Packaging

25, 500 mL in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

3-Chloro-1,2-propanediol is a potent rodent chemosterilant.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 2 Oral - Carc. 2 - Eye Dam. 1 - Muta. 2 - Repr. 1B

Storage Class Code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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