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Styrene oxide

97%

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Synonym(s):
1,2-Epoxyethylbenzene, Phenylethylene oxide, Phenyloxirane
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H8O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
120.15
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
108582
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

vapor density

4.14 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

<1 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

97%

autoignition temp.

928 °F

expl. lim.

~22 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.535 (lit.)

bp

194 °C (lit.)

mp

−37 °C (lit.)

density

1.054 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

C1OC1c2ccccc2

InChI

1S/C8H8O/c1-2-4-7(5-3-1)8-6-9-8/h1-5,8H,6H2

InChI key

AWMVMTVKBNGEAK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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application

  • Synthesis of poly (styrene oxide) with different molecular weights using tin catalysts: This study explores the ring-opening polymerization of styrene oxide using tin catalysts to produce homopolymers with varying molecular weights (Kayan, 2015).
  • Electrogenerated BF3 from tetrafluoroborate-based ionic liquids: theoretical and experimental studies towards selective styrene oxide isomerization: Research on using electrogenerated BF3 to selectively isomerize styrene oxide, highlighting theoretical and experimental insights (Bortolami et al., 2021).
  • Selective conversion of styrene oxide to 2-phenylethanol in cascade reactions over non-noble metal catalysts: This paper investigates the catalytic conversion of styrene oxide to 2-phenylethanol using non-noble metal catalysts (Sasu et al., 2016).
  • Laboratory blueprints for interstellar searches of aromatic chiral molecules: rotational signatures of styrene oxide: Study of the rotational spectra of styrene oxide for potential detection in interstellar space (Stahl et al., 2020).

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Carc. 1B - Eye Irrit. 2 - Muta. 1B - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

176.0 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

80 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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