1,6-Hexanediol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

1,6-Hexanediol Properties


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1,6-Hexanediol is a linear diol contains terminally located two primary hydroxyl groups.It is used in the production of polyesters for polyurethane elastomers, coatings, adhesives and polymeric plasticizers.It is also used as an intermediate in the production of the bifunctional Hexanediol Diacrylate.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Waxy Flakes
Boiling Point 250 °C
CAS Number 629-11-8
ChEBI 615595
Density 0.96 g/mol
EINECS Number 211-074-0
HS Code 29053980
IUPAC Name Hexane-1,6-Diol
Melting Point 38-42 °C
Molar Mass 118.17 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H14O2
NFPA 704 H-1, F-0, R-0, C-NA
RTECS Number MO2100000
Refractive 1.457 n20/D
Solubility Miscible
Synonyms Hexane-1,6-Diol;Hexamethylene Glycol;HDO(R);1,6-Dihydroxyhexane;1,6-Hexanediol;1,6-Hdo;1,6-Hexylene Glycol;AI3-03307
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