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110205 Sigma-Aldrich

(±)-Propylene oxide

ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

Synonym: (±)-Methyloxirane, 1,2-Epoxypropane

  • CAS Number 75-56-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C3H6O

  • Molecular Weight 58.08

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 79763

  •  EC Number 200-879-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00005126

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57646875

  •  NACRES NA.23

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
grade   ReagentPlus®
vapor density   2 (vs air)
vapor pressure   29.43 psi ( 55 °C)
  8.59 psi ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99%
autoignition temp.   1378 °F
expl. lim.   37 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.366 (lit.)
bp   34 °C (lit.)
mp   −112 °C (lit.)
density   0.83 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CC1CO1
InChI   1S/C3H6O/c1-3-2-4-3/h3H,2H2,1H3
InChI key   GOOHAUXETOMSMM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

(±)-Propylene oxide is an organic compound used as an intermediate in several chemical reactions. It readily reacts with active hydrogen atoms.

Application

Used in the production of polyether polyols, propylene glycols, propylene glycol ethers.Used as an intermediate to produce ammonium type complex to remove thin films of petroleum from water surfaces.

Packaging

1 L in Sure/Seal™

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100, 500 mL in Sure/Seal™

18 L in Kilo-Lab™

Other Notes

The article number 110205-4X1L will be discontinued. Please order the single bottle 110205-1L which is physically identical with the same exact specifications.

Legal Information

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN1280 - class 3 - PG 1 - Propylene oxide
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
TZ2975000
Flash Point(F) 
-34.6 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
-37 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Propylene Oxide Enantiomers on Astec® CHIRALDEX® A-TA

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Propylene Oxide Enantiomers on Astec® CHIRALDEX® A-TA
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Separation

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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