Aziridine Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Aziridine Properties


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Aziridines are organic compounds containing the aziridine functional group, a three-membered heterocycle with one amine group and two methylene groups. It is used in polymerization products, as a monomer for polyethyleneimine, as a comonomer for polymers and in paper and textile chemicals, adhesives, binders, petroleum refining chemicals, fuels and lubricants, coating resins, varnishes, lacquers, agricultural chemicals, cosmetics, ion exchange resins, photographic chemicals and surfactants.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear colorless oily liquid
Boiling Point 56°C
CAS Number 151-56-4
Density 0.8321 g/ml
EINECS Number 205-793-9
IUPAC Name Aziridine
InChI 1S/C2H5N/c1-2-3-1/h3H,1-2H2
Melting Point -77.9°C
Molar Mass 43.07 g/mol
Molecular Formula C2H5N
Solubility Miscible
Synonyms Aziridine;Azacyclopropane;Ethylene Imine