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116-09-6 - Hydroxyacetone, 95% - Acetol - 1-Hydroxy-2-propanone - L15008 - Alfa Aesar

L15008 Hydroxyacetone, 95%

CAS Number
116-09-6
Synonyms
Acetol
1-Hydroxy-2-propanone

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 29.56
500g 86.21
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Hydroxyacetone, 95%

MDL
MFCD00004669
EINECS
204-124-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C3H6O2
Formula Weight
74.08
Melting point
-17°
Boiling Point
145-146°
Flash Point
56°(132°F)
Density
1.080
Refractive Index
1.4250
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Miscible with water, alcohol and ether.

Applications

Hydroxyacetone is used as a reagent in organic chemical reactions. It also serves as a component for Mannich reaction and aldol reactions. It is also used in the syntheses of 2-oxo-propionaldehyde, imidazoles, polyols, acrolein, dyes and skin tanning agents. It yields (R)-1,2-propanediol upon reduction of hydroxyacetone in the presence of a microbial cell catalyst.

Notes

Store in cool place. Air sensitive and hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Literature References

Acetol esters, formed by DCC coupling, have been employed as a means of carboxyl protection, stable to acid and hydrogenolysis, in peptide synthesis. They can be cleaved with TBAF in THF: Tetrahedron Lett., 33, 3193 (1992).

Albuquerque, E. M.; Borges, L. E.; Fraga, M. A. Lactic acid production from aqueous-phase selective oxidation of hydroxyacetone. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2015, 400, 64-70.

St Clair, J. M.; Spencer, K. M.; Beaver, M. R.; Crounse, J. D.; Paulot, F.; Wennberg, P. O. Quantification of hydroxyacetone and glycolaldehyde using chemical ionization mass spectrometry. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2014, 14 (8), 4251-4262.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226

Flammable liquid and vapour.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P240-P241-P233-P242-P243-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Keep container tightly closed. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,65
Beilstein
605368
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2914.40
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
UC2800000

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