Glycerol formal

Description

Molecular formula2 (C4H8O3)
Molecular weight104.1
CAS number4740-78-7
and 5464-28-8
EC number911-694-8
IUPAC name1,3-dioxan-5-ol and
1,3-dioxolan-4-ylmethanol
EC nameReaction mass of
1,3-dioxan-5-ol and
1,3-dioxolan-4ylmethanol
glycerol formal

Properties

Boiling point (°C) at 1014 hPa193.9
Freezing point (°C) at 1014 hPaNFT 78 102 /
ASTM D1177
< -50
Flash-point (°C) at 1026,2 hPaNBN-EN 22719Closed cup99
Relative density at 20°C1.218
Vapour pressure (kPa) at 20°CASTM D323 modified0.03
Surface tension (mN/m) at 25°C44.49
Water solubility at 20°CFully
miscible
Viscosity (kinematic) (mm²/s) at
20°C
11.7
Evaporation rate compared toDIN 53170Butyl acetate (= 1)No
evaporation

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