1-Amino-2-Propanol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

1-Amino-2-Propanol Properties


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1-Amino-2-propanol is a secondary amino alcohol. It is prepared by the addition of aqueous ammonia to propylene oxide.It is an intermediate in the synthesis of a variety of pharmaceutical drugs and is the very basic building block of the opioid, methadone.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless Liquid
Boiling Point 160 °C
CAS Number 78-96-6
ChEBI 291706
Density 0.973 g/ml
EINECS Number 201-162-7
HS Code 29221980
IUPAC Name 1-Aminopropan-2-ol
InChI 1S/C3H9NO/c1-3(5)2-4/h3,5H,2,4H2,1H3
Melting Point 1.4ºC
Molar Mass 75.11 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H9NO
NFPA 704 H-3, F-2, R-0, C-NA
RTECS Number UA5775000
Refractive 1.4478 n20/D
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms 1-Amino-2-hydroxypropane;1-Amino-2-propanol;
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