1,3-Dioxan-5-ol
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1,3-Dioxan-5-ol
Alias
Glycerol formal
Glycerol formal, alpha,alpha'
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Ethers
CAS No.
4740-78-7
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C4H8O3
Molecular Weight: 104.10
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: liquid.
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 solubilizing, cleansing, dispersing abilities.
Ingredients description: commercially available glycerol formal: mixtures of 1,3-Dioxolane-4-methanol and 1,3-Dioxan-5-ol.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as solvent.
Use as solubilizing agent.
Use as cleansing agent.
Solvent in personal care products.
Manufacturers