Propylene

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Propylene
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Propylene

General
Systematic name Propene
Other names  ?
Molecular formula C3H6
SMILES  ?
Molar mass 42.08 g/mol
Appearance colourless, odourless gas
CAS number [115-07-1]
Properties
Density and phase 0.61 g/3</sub> (liquid)
Solubility in water 0.61 g/m3</sub> (? C)
Other solvents ethanol, ether Soluble
Melting point -185.2 C (? K)
Boiling point -47.6 C (? K)
Acidity (pKa)  ?
Viscosity  ? cP at ? C
Structure
Molecular shape  ?
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Crystal structure  ?
Dipole moment  ? D
Hazards
MSDS External MSDS
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Flash point  ? C
R/S statement R: ? S: ?
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Supplementary data page
Structure & properties n, εr, etc.
Thermodynamic data Phase behaviour
Solid, liquid, gas
Spectral data UV, IR, NMR, MS
Related compounds
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state (at 25°C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

Propylene, also known by its IUPAC name propene, is an organic compound having the chemical formula C3H6. It is the second simplest member of the alkene class of hydrocarbons, ethylene (ethene) being the simplest. At room temperature and pressure, propylene is a gas. It is colorless, highly flammable, and has an odor similar to garlic. It is found in coal gas and can be synthesized by cracking petroleum. Propylene is a major commodity in the petrochemicals industry. The main use of propylene is as a monomer, mostly for the production of polypropylene.

  • Inhalation reference Exposure Level
    3,000micrograms/m3 (2,000 ppb)
  • Hazard index
    Respiratory System
  • Critical Effects
    Squamous Metaplasia (males and females)
    Epithelial Hyperplasia (females only)
    Inflammation of the Nasal Cavity in Fischer 344/N rats (males only)



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