Glycidol - CAS # 556-52-5


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CAS 556-52-5 - Glycidol

Chemical Name:  Glycidol

Chemical Formula:  C3H6O2

CAS Number:  556-52-5

EC Number (EINECS):  209-128-3

Synonyms:  Oxiranemethanol;1-Propanol, 2,3-epoxy-;Allyl alcohol oxide;Epihydrin alcohol;Glycide;Glycidyl alcohol;1-Hydroxy-2,3-epoxypropane;1,2-Epoxy-3-hydroxypropane;2-(Hydroxymethyl)oxirane;2,3-Epoxy-1-propanol;3-Hydroxy-1,2-epoxypropane;3-Hydroxypropylene oxide;Hydroxymethyloxirane;2,3-Epoxypropanol-1;Methanol, oxiranyl-;Monoepoxide glycidol;NCI-C55549;Oxiranylmethanol;2,3-Epoxypropanol;Hydroxymethyl ethylene oxide;Epoxypropyl alcohol;2-Oxiranylmethanol

Appearance:  colourless liquid

Boiling Point:  61 - 62 C at 15 mm H

Vapor Density:  2.15 ( air = 1)

Vapor Pressure:  0.9 mm Hg at 20 C

Flash Point:  81 C

Auto Ignition:  415 C

Stability:  Stability Stable, but may explode on contact with strong acids, strong bases, heavy metals, heavy metal salts. May decompose on exposure to water or moist air.

Molecular Weight:  74.0785

Alternate Names:  Glycidol | 2,3-Epoxy-1-propanol | GLYCIDOL

Department:  Organics

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