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Alfa Aesar™ Hydroxyacetone, 95%

$130.84 - $130.84

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Hydroxyacetone
CAS 116-09-6
Molecular Formula C3H6O2
Formula Weight 74.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004669
UN Number UN1224
Beilstein 605368
Merck Index 14,65
Synonym Acetol; 1-Hydroxy-2-propanone
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AAL1500836

 
alfa aesar™
L15008-36
500g Each for $130.84

AAL1500822

 
alfa aesar™
L15008-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −17°C
Boiling Point 145° to 146°C
pH 3.4
Quantity 500g
Flash Point 56°C (132°F)
Odor Characteristic
Chemical Name or Material Hydroxyacetone
CAS 116-09-6
Assay 95%
Molecular Formula C3H6O2
Formula Weight 74.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004669
UN Number UN1224
Beilstein 605368
Merck Index 14,65
Synonym Acetol; 1-Hydroxy-2-propanone
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: KETONES, LIQUID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number UC2800000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Hydroxyacetone is used as a reagent in organic chemical reactions. It also serves as a component for Mannich reaction and aldol reactions. It is also used in the syntheses of 2-oxo-propionaldehyde, imidazoles, polyols, acrolein, dyes and skin tanning agents. It yields (R)-1,2-propanediol upon reduction of hydroxyacetone in the presence of a microbial cell catalyst.

Solubility
Miscible with water, alcohol and ether.

Notes
Store in cool place. Air sensitive and hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H226
Flammable liquid and vapor.

2° to 8°C