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L06032 1,2,6-Hexanetriol, 96%

CAS Number
106-69-4
Synonyms
1,2,6-Trihydroxyhexane

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L06032-14 25g 40.80
L06032-22 100g 107.00
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1,2,6-Hexanetriol, 96%

MDL
MFCD00002976
EINECS
203-424-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H14O3
Formula Weight
134.18
Melting point
-20°
Boiling Point
166-168°/2mm
Flash Point
191°(375°F)
Density
1.106
Refractive Index
1.4760
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible in water and acetone. Soluble in methanol.

Applications

1,2,6-Hexanetriol is used as moisturizing agent (cremes), as solvent (pharmaceuticals) and as crosslinker in plastics. It acts as wetting agent of tobacco and special hydraulic fluid. It is used in the production of alkyd resins, celluloid, polyurethane and synthetic rubber.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with Strong oxidizing agents, Acid chlorides, Acid anhydrides. Store under dry inert gas.

Literature References

Teddy Buntara; Sebastien Noel; Pim Huat Phua; Ignacio Melián-Cabrera; Johannes G. de Vries; Hero J. Heeres. From 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) to Polymer Precursors: Catalyst Screening Studies on the Conversion of 1,2,6-hexanetriol to 1,6-hexanediol.Topics in Catalysis.2012,55 612-619.

Hans Forsman. Dielectric relaxation of 1,2,6-hexanetriol at frequencies from 1 mHz to 10 MHz and at pressures to 1 GPa.Molecular Physics: An International Journal at the Interface Between Chemistry and Physics.1988,63 65-75.

Other References

Beilstein
1304479
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.49
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MO4650000

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