n-Propyl Alcohol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

n-Propyl Alcohol Properties

n-Propyl Alcohol

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n-Propyl alcohol is a primary alcohol. It is an isomer of isopropanol. It is used as a solvent in the pharmaceutical industry, and for resins and cellulose esters. It is formed naturally in small amounts during many fermentation processes.

Chemical Properties

AR Assay 99.5%
Acidity ~16
Appearance Colorless liquid
Basicity ~-2
Boiling Point 97-98 °C
CAS Number 71-23-8
ChEBI 28831
Density 0.8034 g/cm3
Dipole Moment 1.68 D
EINECS Number 200-746-9
HS Code 29051200
IUPAC Name Propan-1-ol
InChI 1S/C3H8O/c1-2-3-4/h4H,2-3H2,1H3
LR Assay 99.0%
Lab Grade LR;AR
Melting Point -126.5 °C
Molar Mass 60.10 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H8O
NFPA 704 H-1,F-3,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number UH8225000
Refractive n20/D 1.384
Related Compounds Butane;Propanamine
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms 1-Propanol;Propylalcohol;n-Propylalcohol;1-Hydroxypropane;Ethylcarbinol;NSC 30300;Optal;Osmosolextra;Propanol;n-Propanol;n-Propyl Alcohol
Viscosity 1.938 cP