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(±)-Propylene oxide

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
(±)-Methyloxirane, 1,2-Epoxypropane
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C3H6O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
58.08
Beilstein:
79763
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor density

2 (vs air)

vapor pressure

29.43 psi ( 55 °C)
8.59 psi ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.7% (GC)

autoignition temp.

1378 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

37 %

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.366 (lit.)
n20/D 1.366

bp

34 °C (lit.)

mp

−112 °C (lit.)

density

0.83 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
environmental
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

CC1CO1

InChI

1S/C3H6O/c1-3-2-4-3/h3H,2H2,1H3

InChI key

GOOHAUXETOMSMM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

(±)-Propylene oxide has been used as a starting material in the preparation of magnetic resonance (MR) contrast agents like Β-EgadMe and Α-EgadMe, which can be used for detecting the presence of Β-galactosidase in vivo.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Carc. 1B - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 1 - Muta. 1B - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

-36.4 °F - Equilibrium method

Flash Point(C)

-38 °C - Equilibrium method

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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