1,3-Dihydroxyacetone dimer, 97%
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||C6H12O6 || ||Melting point:
||180.16 || ||Sensitivity:
In solid state, exists predominantly as trans-2,5-dihydroxy-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dimethanol (structure and CAS registry number as shown). On melting or in solution, mainly dissociates to monomeric 1,3-dihydroxyacetone [96-26-4]: J. Mol. Struct., 35, 85 (1976).
For a review of the dihydroxyacetone unit as a verstaile 3-carbon building block in organic synthesis, see: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 44, 1305 (2005).
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GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements
Hazard Statements : H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements : P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501A
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Risk & Safety
|Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
|In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable gloves.