Dimethylolpropionic Acid Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Dimethylolpropionic Acid Properties

Dimethylolpropionic Acid

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Dimethylol Propionic Acid used in making polyurethanes and polyesters especially water soluble. Application includes polyurethane dispersion, alkyds and polyesters, chemical building block, printing inks, photographic chemicals.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to Off White Crystalline Solid
Boiling Point >200oC
CAS Number 4767-03-7
EINECS Number 225-306-3
HS Code 2918.19
IUPAC Name 3-Hydroxy-2-(Hydroxymethyl)-2-Methylpropanoic Acid
InChI 1S/C5H10O4/c1-5(2-6,3-7)4(8)9/h6-7H,2-3H2,1H3,(H,8,9)
Melting Point 189-190oC
Molar Mass 134.13g/mol
Molecular Formula C5H10O4
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms 2,2-Bis(Hydroxymethyl)Propionic Acid;Bis-Mpa;DMPA;3-Hydroxy-2-(Hydroxymethyl)-2-Methyl-Propanoic Acid;Dihydroxypivalic Acid;Alpha, Alpha-Bis(Hydroxymethyl) Propionic Acid