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Alfa Aesar™ (S)-(-)-Propylene oxide, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 16088-62-3
Molecular Formula C3H6O
Formula Weight 58.08
MDL Number MFCD00064312
UN Number UN1280
Beilstein 79765
Merck Index 14,7856
Synonym (S)-1,2-Epoxypropane; (S)-Methyloxirane
Chemical Name or Material (S)-(-)-Propylene oxide
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AAB2234106 SDS Alfa Aesar™
B2234106
5g N/A N/A  
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AAB2234114 SDS Alfa Aesar™
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Specifications

Description

Applications
(S)-(-)-Propylene oxide is widely utilized in the manufacture of polyether polyols and propylene glycol, which is used in making the polyurethane plastics. It finds an 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 is 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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

16088-62-3
58.08
UN1280
14,7856
(S)-(-)-Propylene oxide
C3H6O
MFCD00064312
79765
(S)-1,2-Epoxypropane; (S)-Methyloxirane

Specifications

16088-62-3
58.08
UN1280
14,7856
34° to 35°C
−37°C (−35°F)
−14° (Neat)
99%
C3H6O
MFCD00064312
79765
(S)-1,2-Epoxypropane; (S)-Methyloxirane
5g
Ether-like
(S)-(-)-Propylene oxide

Safety and Handling

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.

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: PROPYLENE OXIDE

RTECSNumber : UJ2651000