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T81108 Sigma-Aldrich

1,3,5-Trioxane

≥99%

Synonym: Metaformaldehyde, Trioxymethylene, sym.-Trioxane

  • CAS Number 110-88-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C3H6O3

  • Molecular Weight 90.08

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 102769

  •  EC Number 203-812-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00006563

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900501

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
assay   ≥99%
autoignition temp.   777 °F
expl. lim.   29 %
mp   59-62 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   C1OCOCO1
InChI   1S/C3H6O3/c1-4-2-6-3-5-1/h1-3H2
InChI key   BGJSXRVXTHVRSN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

1,3,5-Trioxane is widely used as a source of anhydrous formaldehyde.
It can be used to synthesize:
• Polyoxymethylene and hyperbranched polyesters.
• Calixarenes such as calix[4]resorcinarene, calix[6]resorcinarene and para-tert-butylcalix[8] and [9]arene.
• Various natural products including (−)-motuporin, (+)-sundiversifolide, (+)-lyconadin A and (−)-lyconadin B.

Packaging

2 kg in glass bottle

25, 500 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN1325 - class 4.1 - PG 2 - Flammable solids, organic, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
YK0350000
Flash Point(F) 
113.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
45 °C - closed cup

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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