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Alfa Aesar™ 1,2-Propanediol, 98+%

$34.70 - $98.78

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 1,2-Propanediol
CAS 57-55-6
Molecular Formula C3H8O2
Formula Weight 76.10g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064272
Beilstein 1340498
Merck Index 14,7855
Synonym (+/-)-Propylene glycol; 1,2-Propyleneglycol
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AAA184060E

 
alfa aesar™
A18406-0E
2500g Each for $98.78

AAA1840636

 
alfa aesar™
A18406-36
500g Each for $34.70
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Nearly Odorless
Boiling Point 186° to 188°C
Melting Point −60°C
pH Neutral
Flash Point 107°C (225°F)
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material 1,2-Propanediol
CAS 57-55-6
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C3H8O2
Formula Weight 76.10g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064272
Beilstein 1340498
Merck Index 14,7855
Synonym (+/-)-Propylene glycol; 1,2-Propyleneglycol
RTECS Number TY2000000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
1,2-Propanediol is used in antifreeze and deicing solutions for cars, boats and aircraft. It is also used to create harmless, artificial smoke for training and theatrical purposes. It is used as a humectant solvent and preservative in food. It acts as a solvent for paints and plastics. Further, it is used in the manufacturing of lactic acid by green catalytic oxidation, propanal and propylene carbonate. It is also employed in veterinary medicine as an oral treatment for hyperketonaemia in ruminants. In addition to this, it reacts with propylene oxide to prepare oligomers.

Solubility
Miscible with water, benzene, acetone, chloroform and ether. Immiscible with fixed oils.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, oxidizing agents, chloroformates and reducing agents.