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106-69-4 - 1,2,6-Hexanetriol, 96% - 1,2,6-Trihydroxyhexane - L06032 - Alfa Aesar

L06032 1,2,6-Hexanetriol, 96%

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 38.70
100g 99.70
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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
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
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 is used as rocket propellant. 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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