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107271 Sigma-Aldrich

(±)-3-Chloro-1,2-propanediol

98%

Synonym: α-Chlorohydrin, α-Glycerol chlorohydrin, α-Monochlorohydrin, 3-MCPD

  • CAS Number 96-24-2

  • Linear Formula ClCH2CH(OH)CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 110.54

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 635684

  •  EC Number 202-492-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00004712

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24846761

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Properties

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vapor pressure   0.04 mmHg ( 25 °C)
InChI Key   SSZWWUDQMAHNAQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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.)

Description

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.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2689 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
TY4025000
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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