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Sigma-Aldrich

(±)-Epichlorohydrin

purum, ≥99% (GC)

Synonym(s):
(±)-2-(Chloromethyl)oxirane, 1-Chloro-2,3-epoxypropane
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C3H5ClO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
92.52
Beilstein:
79785
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor density

3.2 (vs air)

vapor pressure

13.8 mmHg ( 21.1 °C)

grade

purum

assay

≥99% (GC)

autoignition temp.

779 °F

expl. lim.

21 %

impurities

≤0.1% water

color

APHA: ≤20

refractive index

n20/D 1.438 (lit.)
n20/D 1.438

bp

115-117 °C (lit.)

mp

−57 °C (lit.)

density

1.183 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

agriculture
environmental

SMILES string

ClCC1CO1

InChI

1S/C3H5ClO/c4-1-3-2-5-3/h3H,1-2H2

InChI key

BRLQWZUYTZBJKN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

(±)-Epichlorohydrin is an organochlorine compound, used in the manufacturing of epoxy resins, plasticizers, dye stuffs, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, adhesives and oil emulsification products.

Packaging

1, 2.5 L in glass bottle
500 mL in glass bottle
850 L in dbl-wall stainless steel tank
200, 400 L in Kilo-Lab™

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Carc. 1B - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Corr. 1B - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

82.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

28 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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