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B24324 1,1,1-Tris(hydroxymethyl)ethane, 97%

CAS Number
77-85-0
Synonyms
2-Hydroxymethyl-2-methyl-1,3-propanediol
Trimethylolethane

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B24324-36 500g 26.00
B24324-0E 2500g 88.50
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1,1,1-Tris(hydroxymethyl)ethane, 97%

MDL
MFCD00004687
EINECS
201-063-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H12O3
Formula Weight
120.15
Melting point
ca 190°
Boiling Point
137°/15mm
Flash Point
160°(320°F)
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

1,1,1-Tris(hydroxymethyl)ethane is an intermediate in the production of alkyd and polyester resins, powder coating resins, synthetic lubricants based on polyol esters, stabilizers for plastics, plasticizers, and pigment coatings. It is used in some phase change materials.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, water/ moisture.

Literature References

Yao-Jung Chen and Hsin-Hung Chen. 1,1,1-Tris(hydroxymethyl)ethane as a New, Efficient, and Versatile Tripod Ligand for Copper-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions of Aryl Iodides with Amides, Thiols, and Phenols. Org. Lett. 2006, 8 (24), 5609-5612.

Alan S. Tracey; Michael J. Gresser. Vanadium(V) oxyanions: interactions of vanadate with 1,1,1-tris(hydroxymethyl)ethane and with the buffer tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane. Inorg. Chem. 1988, 27 (7), 1269-1275.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
1304452
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.49
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
TY7137500

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