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(±)-Propylene oxide

analytical standard

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Synonym(s):
(±)-Methyloxirane, 1,2-Epoxypropane
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C3H6O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
58.08
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
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

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC1CO1

InChI

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

InChI key

GOOHAUXETOMSMM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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format

neat

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format

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format

neat

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

assay

≥99.7% (GC)

assay

≥98.0% (GCF)

assay

≥99.8% (GC)

assay

≥95.0% (HPLC)

General description

This substance is listed on the positive list of the EU regulation 10/2011 for plastics intended to come into contact with food. Find all available reference materials for compounds listed in 10/2011 here

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.
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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

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

-36.4 °F - Equilibrium method

flash_point_c

-38 °C - Equilibrium method

ppe

Faceshields, Gloves, Goggles


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