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Alfa Aesar™ 1,1,1-Tris(hydroxymethyl)ethane, 97%

$38.03 - $129.61

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 1,1,1-Tris(hydroxymethyl)ethane
CAS 77-85-0
Molecular Formula C5H12O3
Formula Weight 120.15
MDL Number MFCD00004687
Beilstein 1304452
Synonym 2-Hydroxymethyl-2-methyl-1,3-propanediol; Trimethylolethane
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AAB243240E

  SDS
alfa aesar™
B243240E
2500g Each for $129.61

AAB2432436

  SDS
alfa aesar™
B2432436
500g Each for $38.03
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 120.15
Chemical Name or Material 1,1,1-Tris(hydroxymethyl)ethane
TSCA TSCA
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C5H12O3
MDL Number MFCD00004687
CAS 77-85-0
Beilstein 1304452
Synonym 2-Hydroxymethyl-2-methyl-1,3-propanediol; Trimethylolethane
Melting Point ≈190°C
Boiling Point 137°C (15mmHg)
Flash Point 160°C (320°F)
Quantity 2500g
RTECS Number TY7137500

Applications
1,1,1-Tris(hydroxymethyl)ethane is an intermediate in the production of alkyd and polyester resins, powder coating resins, synthetic lubricants based on polyol esters, stabilizers for plastics, plasticizers, and pigment coatings. It is used in some phase change materials.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, water/ moisture.