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methylglyoxal

CAS No.: 78-98-8
Synonyms:
Formula: C3H4O2
Exact Mass: 72.02110
Molecular Weight: 72.06270
PSA: 34.14000
LogP: -0.22570
Reference Price: $47/kg Post Buying Request
Description Feedback
Methylglyoxal, also called pyruvaldehyde or 2-oxopropanal, is the organic compound with the formula CH3C(O)CHO. Gaseous methylglyoxal has two carbonyl groups, an aldehyde and a ketone but in the presence of water, it exists as hydrates and oligomers. It is a reduced derivative of pyruvic acid.

Properties Feedback
Appearance & Physical State:Clear yellow slightly viscous liquid with a pungent odor. Faintly acidic to litmus.
Density:1.0455
Melting Point:25ºC
Boiling Point:72ºC
Refractive Index:1.4209
Water Solubility:>=10 g/100 mL at 17 ºC
Storage Condition:2-8ºC

Safety Info Feedback
Safety Statements:S26-S36
HS Code:2914400090
WGK Germany:
Risk Statements:R22; R36
Hazard Codes:Xn

MSDS


Synthesis Route Total: 263 Synthesis Route
 
116-09-6
~89%
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67-64-1
~76%
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