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A16003 1,3-Dichloro-2-propanol, 98+%

CAS Number
96-23-1
Synonyms
Glycerol-alpha,gamma-dichlorohydrin
1,3-Dichloro-2-hydroxypropane

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A16003-30 250g 33.40
A16003-0B 1000g 99.50
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1,3-Dichloro-2-propanol, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00000951
EINECS
202-491-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C3H6Cl2O
Formula Weight
128.99
Melting point
-4°
Boiling Point
174-176°
Flash Point
85°(185°F)
Density
1.366
Refractive Index
1.4830
Storage & Sensitivity
Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Fully miscible in water.

Applications

1,3-Dichloro-2-propanol biotransformation to epichlorohydrin by the whole cells of recombinant Escherichia coli via resin-based in situ product removal has been investigated. It is used in the synthesis of glycerol, in the production of plastics and textiles and in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals. Also used as a solvent and as a cement for celluloid. It is also present in some foods, e.g. soy sauce, soup spices and instant soups, from hydrolization of proteins.

Notes

Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Shu-Ping Zou; Er-Hong Du; Zhong-Ce Hu; Yu-Guo Zheng. Enhanced biotransformation of 1,3-dichloro-2-propanol to epichlorohydrin via resin-based in situ product removal process. Biotechnology Letters. 2013, 35, (6),937-942

T.Nakamura; T.Nagasawa; F.Yu; I.Watanabe; H.Yamada. Resolution and some properties of enzymes involved in enantioselective transformation of 1,3-dichloro-2-propanol to (R)-3-chloro-1,2-propanediol by Corynebacterium sp. strain N-1074. Journal of Bacteriology. 1992, 174, (23),7613-7619

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227-H301-H312-H350

Combustible liquid. Toxic if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. May cause cancer.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P264b-P270-P281-P301+P310-P302+P352-P308+P313-P312-P330-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,3074
Beilstein
1732063
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.59
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
UB1400000

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