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15448-47-2 - (R)-(+)-Propylene oxide, 99% - (R)-1,2-Epoxypropane - (R)-Methyloxirane - B21884 - Alfa Aesar

B21884 (R)-(+)-Propylene oxide, 99%

CAS Number
15448-47-2
Synonyms
(R)-1,2-Epoxypropane
(R)-Methyloxirane

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 69.10
25g 239.00
100g 724.00
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(R)-(+)-Propylene oxide, 99%

MDL
MFCD00066211

Chemical Properties

Formula
C3H6O
Formula Weight
58.08
Boiling Point
34-35°
Flash Point
-37°(-35°F)
Density
0.829
Solubility
Miscible with water and many organic solvents.

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.

Notes

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

Literature References

Paddock, R. L.; Adhikari, D.; Lord, R. L.; Baik, M.; Nguyen, S. T. [(Salcen)CrIII + Lewis base]-catalyzed synthesis of N-aryl-substituted oxazolidinones from epoxides and aryl isocyanates. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50 (96), 15187-15190.

Horvath, J. D.; Gellman, A. J. Enantiospecific Desorption of R- and S-Propylene Oxide from a Chiral Cu(643) Surface. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123 (32), 7953-7954.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H224-H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H340-H350-H335

Extremely flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause genetic defects. May cause cancer. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P201-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Obtain special instructions before use. 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.

Other References

Merck
14,7856
Beilstein
79764
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
I
Harmonized Tariff Code
2910.20
TSCA
No
RTECS
UJ2650000

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