Propylene oxideC3H6O

CAS-No.:
75-56-9
UN-No.:
1280
EC-No.:
200-879-2
Hazard identification number:
33
Hazard signs
GHS02
GHS06
GHS08

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

Occupational exposure limit
TRGS 900 (DE/INT)
  • AGW (ppm) 1
  • AGW (mg/m3) 2.4
  • H: 224
    Extremely flammable liquid and vapour.
  • H: 302
    Harmful if swallowed.
  • H: 311 + 331
    Toxic in contact with skin.
    Toxic if inhaled.
  • H: 315
    Causes skin irritation
  • H: 319
    Causes serious eye irritation
  • H: 335
    May cause respiratory irritation
  • H: 340
    May cause genetic defects (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause
    the hazard)
  • H: 350
    May cause cancer.

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

  • Melting point:
    -112 °C
  • Boiling Point:
    34 °C
  • Density (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):
    0,83 g/cm3
  • Ionization:
    10.22 ± 0.02 eV
  • Flash Point:
    -38 °C
  • Ignition Temperature:
    430 °C
  • Vapour Pressure (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):
    588 hPa
  • Lower Explosive Limit:
    1.9 Vol.-%
  • Upper Explosive Limit:
    38.8 Vol.-%
  • Hazardous Effects:
    C, M
Important to know:
Substance of very high concern (SVHC) and included in the candidate list for authorisation.

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

Also known as:
  • 1,2-Ep-oxypropane 1,2-Epoxypropane 1,2-Propylene oxide 2,3-Epoxypropane 2-methyloxirane CHINT: PO different trade names DOW Propylene Oxide Epoxypropane methyl oxirane Methyloxacyclopropane Methyloxirane not known O0826 Oxirane, methyl- Oxirane, meth
  • 1,2-Epoxy propane
  • 1,2-Epoxyethane 1,2-Epoxypropane 2-Methyloxirane epoxypropane Methyloxirane Methyloxirane (Propylene oxide) methyloxirane, propylene oxide Methyloxirane/Propylene Oxide Oxirane, methyl- PO propene oxide PROPYLENE OXIDE Propylene Oxide (methyloxirane)
  • 1,2-Epoxypropan
  • 1,2-Propylene oxide
  • Methyl ethylene oxide
  • Methyloxiran
  • Methyloxirane
  • Propene oxide
  • Propylene oxide

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