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Epichlorohydrin

Epichlorohydrin

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Epichlorohydrin

SKU: 02151063-CF

Synonyms
(±)-2-(Chloromethyl)oxirane; (±)-Epichlorohydrin; 1-Chloro-2,3-epoxypropane
CAS Number:
106-89-8
Molecular Formula:
C3H5ClO
Molecular Weight:
92.522 g/mol
Beilstein Registry Number:
79785
EC Number:
203-439-8
MDL Number:
MFCD00005132
Product Description

Epichlorohydrin

Application Notes

Epichorohydrin is used as an acid scavenger in bromination reactions. The preparation of glycidyl ethers, often carried out in two steps, via the ring-opened chlorohydrin ether and subsequent ring-closure with base, can be achieved as a single step, under phase-transfer conditions by the use of epichlorohydrin. Its reaction with primary amines provides a one-step route to 3-azetidinols.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Acid scavenger in bromination reactions

Specifications
SKU 02151063-CF
Alternate Names (±)-2-(Chloromethyl)oxirane; (±)-Epichlorohydrin; 1-Chloro-2,3-epoxypropane
Application Notes Epichorohydrin is used as an acid scavenger in bromination reactions. The preparation of glycidyl ethers, often carried out in two steps, via the ring-opened chlorohydrin ether and subsequent ring-closure with base, can be achieved as a single step, under phase-transfer conditions by the use of epichlorohydrin. Its reaction with primary amines provides a one-step route to 3-azetidinols.
Auto Ignition 772° F (USCG, 1999)
Base Catalog Number 151063
Beilstein Registry Number 79785
Boiling Point 241.7° F at 760 mm Hg (EPA, 1998)
CAS # 106-89-8
Density 1.18 to 1.801 at 68° F (EPA, 1998)
EC Number 203-439-8
Flash Point 93° F (EPA, 1998)
Format Liquid
Hazard Statements H226-H301-H311-H314-H317-H331-H350
Melting Point -54.4 to -14.1° F (EPA, 1998)
Molecular Formula C3H5ClO
Molecular Weight 92.522 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Faceshields, full-face respirator, Gloves, Goggles, multi-purpose combination respirator cartridge, respirator filter
Purity ≥99%
Refractive Index n20/D 1.438 (Lit.)
RTECS Number TX4900000
Safety Symbol GHS02, GHS05, GHS06, GHS08
Solubility 50 to 100 mg/mL at 72° F (NTP, 1992)
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
Vapor Density 3.29 (EPA, 1998) (Relative to Air)
Vapor Pressure 10 mm Hg at 61.88° F (EPA, 1998)
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