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P4755 Sigma-Aldrich

Pentaerythritol

98%

Synonym: 2,2-Bis(hydroxymethyl)-1,3-propanediol

  • CAS Number 115-77-5

  • Linear Formula C(CH2OH)4

  • Molecular Weight 136.15

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1679274

  •  EC Number 204-104-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00004692

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24898496

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   <1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   98%
bp   276 °C/30 mmHg (lit.)
mp   253-258 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   OCC(CO)(CO)CO
InChI   1S/C5H12O4/c6-1-5(2-7,3-8)4-9/h6-9H,1-4H2
InChI key   WXZMFSXDPGVJKK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Pentaerythritol is a versatile starting material to synthesize various dendrimers and star-shaped polymers. It is widely used in the preparation of flame-retardant epoxy resins and polymer composites. It is also used in the synthesis of the vasodilator, pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN).

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

500 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
RZ2490000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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