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Alfa Aesar™ 1,2-Hexanediol, 97%

$69.62 - $256.15

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 1,2-Hexanediol
CAS 6920-22-5
Molecular Formula C6H14O2
Formula Weight 118.18
MDL Number MFCD00010737
Beilstein 1719244
Synonym 1,2-Dihydroxyhexane
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AAL0686418

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L0686418
50g Each for $69.62

AAL0686430

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L0686430
250g Each for $256.15
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 118.18
Chemical Name or Material 1,2-Hexanediol
Molecular Formula C6H14O2
Assay 97%
MDL Number MFCD00010737
CAS 6920-22-5
Synonym 1,2-Dihydroxyhexane
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P362-P321-P332+P313-P337+P313
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Specific treatment (see label).
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
Quantity 50g
TSCA TSCA
Beilstein 1719244
Flash Point 122°C (251°F)
Boiling Point 223° to 224°C

Applications
1,2-Hexanediol is widely used in various cosmetic applications such as hair conditioners, deodorants and antiperspirants. It is involved in the modification of sodium dodecyl sulfate micelles, which is used for amino acid separation by micellar electrokinetic chromatography (MEKC) method. It is a moisturizing agent and plays a vital role in baby care products, bath products, eye makeup, cleansing products and skin care products. It is also used as an additive in liquid cleaning compositions.

Solubility
Miscible with water, lower aliphatic hydrocarbons and fatty acids.

Notes
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides and oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P362-P321-P332+P313-P337+P313
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Specific treatment (see label).
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.