Acrolein - CAS # 107-02-8

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CAS 107-02-8 - Acrolein

Chemical Name:  Acrolein

Chemical Formula:  C3H4O

CAS Number:  107-02-8

Synonyms:  Acrolein;trans-Acrolein;Acrylaldehyde;Acrylic Aldehyde;Allyl aldehyde;Aqualin;NSC 8819;Prop-2-En-1-al;Propenal;2-Propen-1-one;CH2=CHCHO;Acraldehyde;2-Propenal (Acrylaldehyde);Acraldehydeacroleina;Acroleine;Acrylaldehyd;Akrolein;Akroleina;Aldehyde acrylique;Aldeide acrilica;Aqualine;Biocide;Crolean;Ethylene aldehyde;Magnacide H;Propylene aldehyde;Slimicide;Acroleina;Magnacide;Rcra waste number P003;UN 1092;2-Propenaldehyde

Appearance:  colourless to slightly yellow liquid

Melting Point:  -87 C

Boiling Point:  53 C

Vapor Density:  1.94 (air = 1)

Vapor Pressure:  286 mbar at 20C

Flash Point:  -26 C (closed cup)

Explosion Limits:  2.8 - 31%

Auto Ignition:  233 C

Stability:  Stable, but very readily polymerizes. May have ca. 0.1% hydroquinone added as stabilizer. Flammable. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, reducing agents, oxygen, a variety of other chemicals, light. Very reactive with a wide variety of chemicals. May polymerize violently, especially on contact with strong acids or bases.

Molecular Weight:  56.0633

Alternate Names:  Acrolein | 2-Propenal | ACRL

Department:  Organics

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Related Analytes (Acrolein):
Imidazole-1-acrolein    Acrolein dimer    Thioacrolein   

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