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B22341 (S)-(-)-Propylene oxide, 99%

CAS Number
16088-62-3
Synonyms
(S)-1,2-Epoxypropane
(S)-Methyloxirane

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B22341-06 5g 73.80
B22341-14 25g 254.00
B22341-22 100g 769.00
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(S)-(-)-Propylene oxide, 99%

MDL
MFCD00064312
EINECS
240-241-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C3H6O
Formula Weight
58.08
Boiling Point
34-35°
Flash Point
-37°(-35°F)
Density
0.829
Refractive Index
1.3670
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water and many organic solvents.

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.

Notes

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

Literature References

Kalyoncu, S.; Düzenli, D.; Onal, I.; Seubsai, A.; Noon, D.; Senkan, S. Direct epoxidation of propylene to propylene oxide on various catalytic systems: A combinatorial micro-reactor study. Catal. Commun. 2015, 61, 16-20.

Zee, N. J. V.; Coates, G. W. Alternating Copolymerization of Propylene Oxide with Biorenewable Terpene-Based Cyclic Anhydrides: A Sustainable Route to Aliphatic Polyesters with High Glass Transition Temperatures. Angew. Chem. 2015, 127 (9), 2703-2706.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H224-H302-H311-H319-H331-H335-H340-H350

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

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280i-P281-P301+P312-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P311-P312-P330-P337+P313-P363-P370+P37

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. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear eye/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. If eye irritation persists: Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire:

Other References

Merck
14,7856
Beilstein
79765
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
I
Harmonized Tariff Code
2910.20
TSCA
No
RTECS
UJ2651000

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