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Neopentyl Glycol Properties

Neopentyl Glycol

Neopentyl Glycol Structure-Molecule Struture
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Description

 

Neopentyl glycol is an organic chemical compound. It is used in the synthesis of polyesters, paints, lubricants, and plasticizers. When used in the manufacture of polyesters, it enhances the stability of the product towards heat, light, and water.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Solid
Boiling Point 208 °C
CAS Number 126-30-7
Density 0.98 g/cm3
EINECS Number 204-781-0
IUPAC Name 2,2-Dimethylpropane-1,3-diol
InChI 1S/C5H12O2/c1-5(2,3-6)4-7/h6-7H,3-4H2,1-2H3
InChIKey SLCVBVWXLSEKPL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Main Hazards Irritant
Melting Point 129.13 °C
Molar Mass 104.14 g/mol
Molecular Formula C5H12O2
RTECS Number TY5775000
Solubility 830 g/l
Synonyms 2,2-Dimethyl-1,3-propanediol;Neopentyl Glycol;1,3-Dihydroxy-2,2-dimethylpropane;2,2-Bis(hydroxymethyl)propane;2,2-Dimethyl-1,3-dihydroxypropane;2,2-Dimethyl-1,3-propanediol;2,2-Dimethylolpropane;2,2-Dimethylpropan-1,3-diol;2,2-Dimethyltrimethylene Glycol;Dimethylolpropane;Hydroxypivalyl Alcohol;NSC 55836;NSC 6366;Neopentanediol