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Alfa Aesar™ (R)-(+)-Propylene oxide, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (R)-(+)-Propylene oxide
CAS 15448-47-2
Molecular Formula C3H6O
Formula Weight 58.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00066211
UN Number UN1280
Beilstein 79764
Merck Index 14,7856
Synonym (R)-1,2-Epoxypropane; (R)-Methyloxirane
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AAB2188406

 
alfa aesar™
B21884-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2188414

 
alfa aesar™
B21884-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2188422

 
alfa aesar™
B21884-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 34° to 35°C
Quantity 5g
Flash Point −37°C (−35°F)
Odor Ether-like
Chemical Name or Material (R)-(+)-Propylene oxide
CAS 15448-47-2
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C3H6O
Formula Weight 58.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00066211
UN Number UN1280
Beilstein 79764
Merck Index 14,7856
Synonym (R)-1,2-Epoxypropane; (R)-Methyloxirane
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H224-H340-H350-H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335
Extremely flammable liquid and vapour.
May cause genetic defects.
May cause cancer.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: PROPYLENE OXIDE
RTECS Number UJ2650000

Applications
(R)-(+)-Propylene oxide is widely utilized in the manufacture of polyether polyols and propylene glycol, which is used to make the polyurethane plastics. It finds application as a fumigant for the sterilization of packaged foods and plastic medical instruments. Combine with ethanol, it used to make biological samples for electron microscopy. It also used in model aircraft and surface vehicles as a glow fuel.

Solubility
Miscible with water and many organic solvents.

Notes
Highly flammable. Keep away from sources of ignition. The substance may polymerize under the influence of bases, acids and metal chlorides.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H224-H340-H350-H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335
Extremely flammable liquid and vapour.
May cause genetic defects.
May cause cancer.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.