Hydroxyacetone - CAS # 116-09-6


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CAS 116-09-6 -

Chemical Name:  Hydroxyacetone

Chemical Formula:  C3H6O2

CAS Number:  116-09-6

EC Number (EINECS):  204-124-8

Synonyms:  Acetol;CH3C(O)CH2OH;Hydroxyacetone;Acetone alcohol;Acetylcarbinol;Hydroxypropanone;Methanol, acetyl-;1-Hydroxy-2-propanone;1-Hydroxyacetone;1-hydroxypropan-2-one;hydroxyacetone (acetol);hydroxypropan-2-one

Appearance:  colourless to yellow liquid

Melting Point:  -17 C

Boiling Point:  145 - 146 C

Vapor Pressure:  5 mm Hg at 20 C

Explosion Limits:  3.0 - 14.9%

Stability:  Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids. Protect from moisture - hygroscopic.

Molecular Weight:  74.0785

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Related Analytes (Hydroxyacetone):
1,3-dihydroxyacetone dimer    1,3-dihydroxyacetone   





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