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acetaldol; 3-hydroxybutyraldehyde; 3-hydroxybutanal; aldol adduct;
 
acetaldol; 3-hydroxybutyraldehyde; 3-hydroxybutanal; aldol adduct;
  
== Other Properties ==
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== Risks ==
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* Combustible; moderate fire risk.
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* Acts as a sedative when ingested.
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* Echemi: [https://www.echemi.com/sds/aldol-pid_Seven2715.html SDS]
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== Physical and Chemical Properties ==
  
 
Miscible with water, ethanol and ether.
 
Miscible with water, ethanol and ether.
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== Hazards and Safety ==
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==Resources and Citations==
 
 
Combustible; moderate fire risk. Acts as a sedative when ingested.
 
 
 
== Authority ==
 
  
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 24
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 24

Latest revision as of 09:45, 25 April 2022

Description

Clear, syrupy liquid formed from the condensation of Acetaldehyde in an aqueous solution of Sodium hydroxide. Aldol is used in rubber vulcanization, perfumes, engraving, on printer's rollers, as a dyeing assistant, in synthetic polymers, as a solvent, and as a fungicide.

Synonyms and Related Terms

acetaldol; 3-hydroxybutyraldehyde; 3-hydroxybutanal; aldol adduct;

Risks

  • Combustible; moderate fire risk.
  • Acts as a sedative when ingested.
  • Echemi: SDS

Physical and Chemical Properties

Miscible with water, ethanol and ether.

Composition CH3CH2OCH2CHO
Density 1.1098 g/ml
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 88.11
Boiling Point 83 C

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 24
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 225

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