Glycidol 

CAS name
Oxiranemethanol 
CAS number
556-52-5 
Formula
C3H6O2 
Structure

Process steps
Monomer Production
Polymerization
Polymertypes
Polyether - Epoxy Resin
Markets
Agriculture
Fields
for Plastic
EINECS
209-128-3 
REACH registration status
registered (intermediate, article 18) 
TSCA
listed 
Status
Code
Glycid 
Synonyms
Glycidol
Glycid
2,3-Epoxipropanol
Glycerolglycide
(+-)-Oxirane-2-methanol
2,3-Epoxy-1-propanol
Glycerolglycide
Molecular weight
74.1  g/mol
Purity
97.0  %
Boiling point
162.0 -- 163.0  °C
Melting point
-54.0  °C
Delivery form
drums of 220 kg 
Description
Glycidol serves as a building block in chemical synthesis of surfactants, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and resins. Ethers based on glycidol are used as reactive diluents for coatings and paints.
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Dr. Stefanie Rinker

Marketing & technical contact
Evonik Performance Materials GmbH
Paul-Baumann-Strasse 1
45764 Marl
Germany

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Germany

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