Acrolein - CAS # 107-02-8
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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
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