1,2-Pentanediol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

1,2-Pentanediol Properties


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1,2-Pentanediol was the first of the 1,2-alkanediols introduced to the cosmetic industry. It used as solvents for various cosmetic actives and viscosity modifiers, as synthesis fungicides propiconazole pharmaceutical, chemical intermediate.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear Colourless to Slightly Yellow Oily Liquid
Boiling Point 206°C
CAS Number 5343-92-0
Chemical Composition (-)-Menthyl Chloroformate-->1-Pentene
Density 0.971 g/ml
EINECS Number 226-285-3
IUPAC Name Pentane-1,2-diol
InChI 1S/C5H12O2/c1-2-3-5(7)4-6/h5-7H,2-4H2,1H3
Molar Mass 104.15 g/mol
Molecular Formula C5H12O2
NFPA 704 H-1, F-1, R-0, C-NA
RTECS Number SA0455000
Refractive 1.439 n20/D
Solubility Miscible
Synonyms 1,2-Pentanediol;1,2-Pentanedio;1,2 Pentandiol;(2S)-Pentane-1,2-Diol;(2R)-Pentane-1,2-Diol