Threitol
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Threitol
Alias
1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol, (2R,3R)-
D-Threitol
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Alcohol
CAS No.
2418-52-2; 7493-90-5
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C4H10O4
Molecular Weight: 122.12
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent hydrotropic, dispersing, solubilizing abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Humectant in personal care products.
Use as intermediate.
Manufacturers
 
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