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Ethylene carbonate

98%

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Synonym(s):
1,3-Dioxolan-2-one
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C3H4O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.06
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
106249
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor density

3.04 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

0.02 mmHg ( 36.4 °C)

assay

98%

bp

243-244 °C/740 mmHg (lit.)

mp

35-38 °C (lit.)

density

1.321 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

O=C1OCCO1

InChI

1S/C3H4O3/c4-3-5-1-2-6-3/h1-2H2

InChI key

KMTRUDSVKNLOMY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Ethylene carbonate has been used:
  • In the synthesis of aliphatic polyurethanes using diamines and diols.
  • As a precursor for ring-opening polymerization using KOH as initiator.
  • As a reactant in the preparation of dimethyl carbonate, glycerol carbonate by transesterification reaction.

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - STOT RE 2 Oral

target_organs

Kidney

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

289.4 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

143 °C - closed cup

ppe

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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