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138185 Aldrich

Hydroxyacetone

contains ≤500 ppm sodium carbonate as stabilizer, technical grade, 90%

Synonym: 1-Hydroxy-2-propanone, Acetol

  • CAS Number 116-09-6

  • Linear Formula CH3COCH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 74.08

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 605368

  •  EC Number 204-124-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00004669

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24848238

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C3 to C6, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Ketones,
grade   technical grade
InChI Key   XLSMFKSTNGKWQX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   90%
contains   ≤500 ppm sodium carbonate as stabilizer
refractive index   n20/D 1.425(lit.)
bp   145-146 °C(lit.)
mp   −17 °C(lit.)
solubility   water: miscible
density   1.082 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

5, 100, 500 g in glass bottle

Application

Hydroxyacetone was used to study aerobic oxidation of glycerol and propanediol over metal oxide supported gold nanoparticles in methanol.

General description

Hydroxyacetone (Acetol) is important for the manufacture of polyols, acrolein, dyes and skin tanning agents. It undergoes asymmetric reduction to yield (R)-1,2-propanediol in the presence of microbial cell catalyst.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1224 - class 3 - PG 3 - Ketones, liquid, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
UC2800000
Flash Point(F) 
132.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
56 °C

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What are the impurities of this Product 138185, Hydroxyacetone?
The impurities for Product 138185 are not determined.
Is Product 138185, Hydroxyacetone, a liquid or a solid?
This product is a liquid measured in grams. The density is 1.082 g/mL at 25 °C
Is Product 138185, Hydroxyacetone, on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) list?
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