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Propylene oxide

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Propylene oxide

CAS #

75-56-9

SYNONYM

UN 1280; Propylene epoxide 1,2-Propylene oxide; (R,S)-2-Methyl-oxirane; Epihydrin; Methylethylene oxide; 1,2-Propylene oxide; NCI-C50099; BRN 0079763; UN1280; Ethylene oxide, methyl-; Oxirane, methyl-; Oxyde de propylene; Propene oxide; 2-Methyloxiran; 3-Methyl-1,2-epoxypropane; S(-)-Methyloxirane; Methyl ethylene oxide; Propyleneoxide; Propylene oxide [UN1280] [Flammable liquid]; Caswell No. 713A; 1,2-Epoxypropane; Methyloxacyclopropane Methyloxirane; Propane, 1,2-epoxy-; AD 6 (suspending agent); CCRIS 540; Propane, epoxy-; Methyloxirane; Superlist Names 1,2-Epoxypropane; caswellno713a; Oxirane, 2-methyl-; Propylene epoxide; 5-17-01-00017 (Beilstein Handbook Reference); 2,3-Epoxypropane; ai3-07541; Methyl oxirane; 2-Methyl oxirane; EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 042501; (.+/-.)-1,2-Epoxypropane; EC 200-879-2; (.+/-.)-Methyloxirane; 1,2-epoxy-propan; UNII-Y4Y7NYD4BK; AD 6; Propylene oxide; ad6(suspendingagent); HSDB 173; Oxyde de propylene [French]; Epoxypropane; Methyloxacyclopropane; EINECS 200-879-2

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FORMULA

C3H6O

HAZARD

3 Flammable Liquids

Typical Product Specifications

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

58.08

EINECS

200-879-2

SMILES

C1[C@@H](O1)C

INCHI

1S/C3H6O/c1-3-2-4-3/h3H,2H2,1H3

INCHIKEY

GOOHAUXETOMSMM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

MELTING POINT

-1.12E+02 ° C

BOILING POINT

35 ° C

LOG P (OCTANOL-WATER)

0.03

WATER SOLUBILITY

5.90E+05 mg/L

HENRY'S LAW CONSTANT

6.96E-05 atm-m3/mole

ATMOSPHERIC OH RATE CONSTANT

5.20E-13 cm3/molecule-sec

VAPOR PRESSURE

538 mm Hg

WATER SOLUBILITY

40 g/100 mL (20 ºC)

BRN NUMBER

79763

STABILITY

Stable. Incompatible with acids, bases, oxidizing agents, copper, copper alloys, brass, bronze, iron, metal chlorides, peroxides and a wide variety of other materials. Reacts with compounds containing labile hydrogen. Extremely flammable - note

FLASH POINT

-35 °F

STORAGE TEMPERATURE

Flammables area

VAPOR DENSITY

2

MELTING POINT

-112 °C

VAPOR PRESSURE

29.43 psi ( 55 °C)

FREEZING POINT

-112.13?

REFRACTIVE INDEX

1.366

DENSITY

0.83 g/mL at 25 °C

BOILING POINT

34 °C

MERCK

14,7856

NOTES

Propylene oxide uses and applications include: Intermediate; polyols for urethane foams, propylene glycols, surfactants, detergents, isopropanolamines, fumigant, synthetic lubricants, synthetic elastomers, solvent; food starch modified; food packaging adhesives; defoamer in food-contact paperpaperboard
Suggested storage of Propylene oxide: Refrigerate

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INDUSTRY

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