ArChem Dioxolane is a suitable solvent for a wide range of applications. It is an essential ingredient in industrial polymers. In polymerization reactions, it is used as a chain length regulator and a chain transfer agent. Dioxolane is soluble in ethanol, ether, acetone, and water and is used in coatings and adhesives.
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Archem 1,3-Dioxolane also known as Dioxolane, is a clear colorless liquid at room temperature, slightly denser than water. It is a heterocyclic acetal with the chemical formula (CH2)2O2CH2. This product is used as a solvent in paints, cellulose esters, and organic synthesis.
Some advantages of Archem Dioxolane are listed below:
Dioxolane is also known as Glycolformal, Formal glycol, and Ethylene glycol formal. This product is Fully miscible with water. The chemical and physical properties of ArChem Dioxolane are listed below:
|Molecular weight||74.08 g/mol|
|Density||1.06 g cm–3|
|Boiling Point||76 °C|
|Melting Point||−95 °C|
ArChem Dioxolane is used as a solvent in different industries. Due to its excellent solvent power and good evaporation rate, it is preferred to other solvents. Some of ArChem Dioxolane uses include:
Dioxolane is produced by reacting paraformaldehyde with ethylene glycol, under normal pressure and in the presence of an acidic ion exchange resin as a catalyst.
Another method of Dioxolane production is to react paraformaldehyde with ethylene glycol in the presence of concentrated sulfuric acid, salting out with sodium chloride, drying with solid alkali, and distilling to obtain the product.
Storage conditions of ArChem Dioxolane are listed below:
Inhalation or contact with Dioxolane may irritate or burn skin and eyes. Vapors may cause dizziness or asphyxiation. Some of the Symptoms related to the physical, chemical, and toxicological characteristics include:
Operators should wear filter-type gas masks, closed protective glasses, and protective clothing when handling Dioxolane to avoid direct contact with the human body. If contaminated, hands should be washed immediately, and clothing should be removed and replaced.
Dioxolane is a colorless Liquid. It is fully miscible with water, ether, and acetone.
Dioxolane is a clear liquid with an Ether-like odor. It is used as a solvent for oils, fats, waxes, and dyes.
The major application of Dioxolane is as a co-monomer for the manufacture of polyacetals and other polymers. It is also a suitable solvent for chemical reactions.
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Dioxolane solvent is mildly toxic by oral administration or by inhalation.
CAS No of Dioxolane is 646-06-0
Dioxolane liquid and vapor are highly flammable. Keep in mind, there is a severe fire hazard when exposed to heat, flame, and oxidizers.