Colorless liquid with smell similar to aether; solubility: soluble in water, ethanol and aether etc.; relative density: 0.83; flash point(oC):-37；explosion limit(V/V%)：2.8~37.0; molecular formula: C3H6O
Propylene oxide is colorless transparent liquid with smell similar to aethers.
Used in producing propylene glycol, propionic aldehyde, isopropanolamine, polyether, petroleum emulsion-breaking agent,antifoaming agent, synthetic glycerine, organic acid; can be used as synthetic resin, foam plastics, plasticizer and surface active agent; used as solvent with low boiling point of cellulose nitrate, vinyl chloride, vinyl acetate, chloroprene and organic substance etc..
Executive standard GB/T144912001
Acidity﹪(based on acetic acid)
Total aldehyde﹪(based on propionic aldehyde)
Packing, transportation and storage
1． Propylene oxide is packed in dry, clean zinc plated metal pail with good tightness. NW:(150±0.5)kg per pail.
2． Propylene oxide should be stored in cool, dry and draughty place below 25oC.