1,3-Dichloro-2-Propanol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

1,3-Dichloro-2-Propanol Properties


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1,3-Dichloro-2-propanol is used in the synthesis of Glycerol, the production of plastics and textiles and in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals. It is used as a solvent, and as a cement for celluloid. It is also present in some foods. e.g. soy sauce, soup spices and instant soups, from hydrolization of proteins.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless To Light Yellow Liquid
Boiling Point 174.3 oC
CAS Number 96-23-1
Class 6.1
Density 1.306 g/cm3
EINECS Number 202-491-9
HS Code 29055910
IUPAC Name 1,3-dichloropropan-2-ol
InChI 1/C3H6Cl2O/c4-1-3(6)2-5/h3,6H,1-2H2
Melting Point -4 oC
Molar Mass 128.99g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H6Cl2O
PG 2
RTECS Number UB1400000
Refractive 1.483 n/D
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms A,A'-Dichlorohydrin;Alpha,Alpha'-Dichlorohydrin;Alpha,Gamma-Glycerindichlorohydrin;Alpha-Dichlorohydrin;1,3-Dichloropropan-2-Ol;1,3-Dichloropropanol-2;1,3-Dichloroisopropyl Alcohol;1,3-Dichloro-2-Propanol
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