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L04210 Propionic acid, 99%

CAS Number
79-09-4
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L04210-22 100g 20.20
L04210-0B 1000g 24.90
L04210-0E 2500g 42.70
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Propionic acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002756
EINECS
201-176-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C3H6O2
Formula Weight
74.08
Melting point
-21°
Boiling Point
140-141°
Flash Point
51°(123°F)
Density
0.992
Refractive Index
1.3875
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water, alcohol, diethyl ether and chloroform.

Applications

Propionic acid is used as a preservative for animal feed and food for human consumption. It acts as an intermediate in the production of polymers like cellulose-acetate-propionate, artificial flavorings, agrochemicals and in bleaching agents. In addition, it is used in the synthesis of morphans.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Wang, Z.; Jin, Y.; Yang, S. T. High cell density propionic acid fermentation with an acid tolerant strain of Propionibacterium acidipropionici. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 2015, 112 (3), 502-511.

Zhang, A.; Sun, J.; Wang, Z.; Yang, S. T.; Zhou, H. Effects of carbon dioxide on cell growth and propionic acid production from glycerol and glucose by Propionibacterium acidipropionici. Bioresour. Technol. 2015, 175, 3716-3722.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H290-H314-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. May be corrosive to metals. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P234-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P370+P378q-P390-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep only in original container. 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. Do not breathe 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 SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Absorb spillage to prevent material damage. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,7825
Beilstein
506071
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.50
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
UE5950000

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