Alfa Aesar™ (R)-(+)-Propylene oxide, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ B21884-06

Quantity 5g

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Catalog No. AAB2188406

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 15448-47-2
    Molecular Formula C3H6O
    Formula Weight 58.08g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00066211
    UN Number UN1280
    Beilstein 79764
    Merck Index 14,7856
    Synonym (R)-1,2-Epoxypropane; (R)-Methyloxirane
    Chemical Name or Material (R)-(+)-Propylene oxide

    Specifications

    Boiling Point 34° to 35°C
    Quantity 5g
    Flash Point −37°C (−35°F)
    Odor Ether-like
    CAS 15448-47-2
    Molecular Formula C3H6O
    Formula Weight 58.08g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00066211
    UN Number UN1280
    Beilstein 79764
    Merck Index 14,7856
    Synonym (R)-1,2-Epoxypropane; (R)-Methyloxirane
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H224-H340-H350-H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335
    Extremely flammable liquid and vapour.
    May cause genetic defects.
    May cause cancer.
    Harmful if swallowed.
    Harmful in contact with skin.
    Harmful if inhaled.
    Causes skin irritation.
    Causes serious eye irritation.
    May cause respiratory irritation.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
    Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
    Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
    IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: PROPYLENE OXIDE
    RTECS Number UJ2650000
    Chemical Name or Material (R)-(+)-Propylene oxide
    Assay 99%

    Description

    Applications
    (R)-(+)-Propylene oxide is widely utilized in the manufacture of polyether polyols and propylene glycol, which is used to make the polyurethane plastics. It finds application as a fumigant for the sterilization of packaged foods and plastic medical instruments. Combine with ethanol, it used to make biological samples for electron microscopy. It also used in model aircraft and surface vehicles as a glow fuel.

    Solubility
    Miscible with water and many organic solvents.

    Notes
    Highly flammable. Keep away from sources of ignition. The substance may polymerize under the influence of bases, acids and metal chlorides.

    GHS H Statement
    H224-H340-H350-H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335
    Extremely flammable liquid and vapour.
    May cause genetic defects.
    May cause cancer.
    Harmful if swallowed.
    Harmful in contact with skin.
    Harmful if inhaled.
    Causes skin irritation.
    Causes serious eye irritation.
    May cause respiratory irritation.

    GHS P Statement
    P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
    Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
    Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
    IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

    Danger

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