Propionic Anhydride Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Propionic Anhydride Properties

Propionic Anhydride

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Propionic anhydride is a clear liquid with an unpleasant odour. It hydrates with water producing corrosive propionic acid. Propionic anhydride used as an intermediate to produce dyes, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and other organic compounds.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear Liquid
Boiling Point 167-170 °C
CAS Number 123-62-6 
Chemical Composition Propionyl Chloride;Sodium Propionate
Class 8
Density 1.015 g/cm3
EINECS Number 204-638-2
IUPAC Name Propanoyl propanoate
InChI 1S/C6H10O3/c1-3-5(7)9-6(8)4-2/h3-4H2,1-2H3
Melting Point -42 °C
Molar Mass 130.14 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H10O3
PG 3
RTECS Number UF9100000
Refractive 1.408 n/D
Solubility Soluble In Alcohols
Synonyms Propanoicacid,Anhydride (9CI);Propionic Anhydride (6CI,8CI);Methylacetic Anhydride;Propionic Acid Anhydride;Propionyl Anhydride;Propionyloxide
Viscosity 1.144 cPs uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X