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Alfa Aesar™ (+/-)-Epichlorohydrin, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (±)-Epichlorohydrin
CAS 106-89-8
Molecular Formula C3H5ClO
Formula Weight 92.53g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005132
UN Number UN2023
Beilstein 79785
Merck Index 14,3611
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AAA158230E

 
alfa aesar™
A15823-0E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1582322

 
alfa aesar™
A15823-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1582336

 
alfa aesar
A15823-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 115° to 117°C
Melting Point −57°C
Odor Like Chlorine
Quantity 2500g
Flash Point 32°C (90°F)
Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-Epichlorohydrin
CAS 106-89-8
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C3H5ClO
Formula Weight 92.53g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005132
UN Number UN2023
Beilstein 79785
Merck Index 14,3611
Synonym (+/-)-1-Chloro-2,3-epoxypropane
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H350-H314-H226-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: EPICHLOROHYDRIN
RTECS Number TX4900000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Epichlorohydrin is used in the manufacture of polyamines and polyquaternary ammonium salts, as flocculents in water and wastewater treatment. It is used in the synthesis of surface active agents for washing products and toiletries. Polyamine-epichlorohydrin resin is used in paper industry to improve paper wet-strength. It acts as a chemical intermediate and widely used in the manufacture of epoxy resins, epichlorohydrin elastomers and polyamide-epichlorohydrin resins.

Solubility
Miscible with water and organic polar solvents.

Notes
Keep away from sources of ignition. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H350-H314-H226-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.