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62147-49-3 - 1,3-Dihydroxyacetone dimer - DHA - 1,2-Dihydroxy-2-propanone - J60592 - Alfa Aesar

J60592 1,3-Dihydroxyacetone dimer

CAS Number
62147-49-3
Synonyms
DHA
1,2-Dihydroxy-2-propanone

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5g 23.18
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1,3-Dihydroxyacetone dimer

MDL
MFCD00004670
EINECS
202-494-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C3H6O3
Formula Weight
180.16
Form
Powder
Melting point
75-80°
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in dimethyl sulfoxide, methanol, and water.

Applications

1,3-Dihydroxyacetone dimer is primarily used as an ingredient in sunless tanning products. It is a waterproof skin dye used to darken light or unpigmented areas of skin affected by vitiligo, scars or other causes.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Desiccate at room temperature. Keep away from oxidizng agents.

Literature References

Duncan Gardiner. The dimeric forms of some α-hydroxycarbonyl compounds. Carbohydr. Res. 1966, 2 (3),234-239 .

Varoujan A. Yaylayan.;Susan Harty-Majors.; Ashraf A. Ismail. Investigation of dl-glyceraldehyde-dihydroxyacetone interconversion by FTIR spectroscopy.Carbohydr. Res. 1999, 318 (1-4),20-25 .

Other References

Merck
14,3182
Harmonized Tariff Code
2914.40
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
UC1645000

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