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16088-62-3 - (S)-(-)-Propylene oxide, 99% - (S)-1,2-Epoxypropane - (S)-Methyloxirane - B22341 - Alfa Aesar

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

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 69.73
25g 241.02
100g 731.30
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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
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-H340-H350-H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P210-P201-P261-P280-P281-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. 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. 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.

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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