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93370 Sigma-Aldrich

1,1,1-Tris(hydroxymethyl)propane

dist., ≥98.0% (GC)

Synonym: 2-Ethyl-2-hydroxymethyl-1,3-propanediol, Trimethylolpropane

  • CAS Number 77-99-6

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2C(CH2OH)3

  • Molecular Weight 134.17

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1698309

  •  EC Number 201-074-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00004694

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57653544

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
vapor density   4.8 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥98.0% (GC)
autoignition temp.   1301 °F
quality   dist.
bp   159-161 °C/2 mmHg (lit.)
mp   56-58 °C (lit.)
  56-61 °C
solubility   H2O: 0.1 g/mL, clear
SMILES string   CCC(CO)(CO)CO
InChI   1S/C6H14O3/c1-2-6(3-7,4-8)5-9/h7-9H,2-5H2,1H3
InChI key   ZJCCRDAZUWHFQH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

1,1,1-Tris(hydroxymethyl)propane is used as a starting material in the synthesis of a variety of polyglycerols and polylactides. It is also used as a tripodal ligand to construct manganese-based metal-organic complexes as single molecular magnets.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

250 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
TY6470000
Flash Point(F) 
356.0 °F - Cleveland open cup
Flash Point(C) 
180 °C - Cleveland open cup

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