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8.07051 Sigma-Aldrich

Propylene carbonate

for synthesis

Synonym: 4-Methyl-1,3-dioxolan-2-one, Propylene glycol carbonate, Carbonic acid propylene glycol ester, Propylene carbonate

  • CAS Number 108-32-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C4H6O3

  • Molecular Weight 102.09

  •  MDL number MFCD00005385

  •  EC Index Number 203-572-1

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Properties

Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   0.04 hPa ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99% (GC)
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   435 °C (DIN 51794)
potency   >5000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
  >20000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
expl. lim.   1.8-14.3 % (v/v)
application(s)   titration: suitable
pH   7.0 (20 °C, 200 g/L in H2O)
kinematic viscosity   1.4 cSt(43 °C)
bp   243 °C/1013 hPa
mp   -49 °C
transition temp   flash point 123 °C
solubility   240 g/L
density   1.20 g/cm3 at 20 °C
InChI   1S/C4H6O3/c1-3-2-6-4(5)7-3/h3H,2H2,1H3
InChI key   RUOJZAUFBMNUDX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage conditions   Store below +30°C.

Description

Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.204 - 1.206
Identity (IR): passes test

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Protocols & Articles

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