What is n-Propanol (1-Propanol, Propyl Alcohol)?
n-Propanol, also known as 1-Propanol or Propyl Alcohol, is a primary alcohol with the formula C3H8O. It is a colorless liquid that is widely used as a solvent and as an intermediate in the production of other chemicals.
What are you using n-Propanol for?
- Solvent: n-Propanol is used in laboratories and the chemical industry as a solvent for resins, oils, cellulose, fats and other substances.
- Disinfectant: Thanks to its antiseptic properties, it is used as a disinfectant.
- Production: serves as an intermediate in the synthesis of other chemicals such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and inks.
- Detergent: It is often used as a cleaning agent in the electronics and printing industry.
Properties of n-Propanol
n-Propanol is a highly flammable liquid with a characteristic alcohol smell. It is soluble in water, ethanol and most organic solvents.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- Is n-Propanol dangerous?
Yes, it is flammable and can cause irritation when in contact with the skin or eyes. Always ensure good ventilation when using it.
- How should I store n-Propanol?
It should be stored in a tightly sealed container, far from heat, sparks and open flames.
- Where can I find more information about n-Propanol?
For detailed information, please visit [Pubchem – 1-Propanol].
Where can I buy high quality n-Propanol?
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