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(±)-Propylene oxide

analytical standard

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 329758230

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   2 (vs air)
vapor pressure   29.43 psi ( 55 °C)
  8.59 psi ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99.7% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   1378 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   37 %
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.366 (lit.)
  n20/D 1.366
bp   34 °C (lit.)
mp   −112 °C (lit.)
density   0.83 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Cleaning Products
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format   neat
SMILES string   CC1CO1
InChI   1S/C3H6O/c1-3-2-4-3/h3H,2H2,1H3
InChI key   GOOHAUXETOMSMM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

(±)-Propylene oxide has been used as a starting material in the preparation of magnetic resonance (MR) contrast agents like Β-EgadMe and Α-EgadMe, which can be used for detecting the presence of Β-galactosidase in vivo.

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

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
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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