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Glyoxal

Product NameGlyoxal

CAS107-22-2

MFC2H2O2

MW58.04

EINECS203-474-9

MOL File107-22-2.mol

Chemical Properties

Melting point -14 °C
Boiling point 104 °C
Density  1.265 g/mL at 25 °C
vapor density  >1 (vs air)
vapor pressure  18 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.409
Flash point 104°C
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  water: soluble(lit.)
form  Liquid
color  Clear colorless to yellow
Water Solubility  miscible
Merck  14,4509
BRN  1732463
Stability Stability Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Strong reducing agent. May polyermize exothermically. Incompatible with air, water, oxygen, peroxides, amides, amines, hydroxy-containing materials, nitric acid, aldehydes. Corrodes many metals.
InChIKey LEQAOMBKQFMDFZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference 107-22-2(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Ethanedial(107-22-2)
EPA Substance Registry System Glyoxal (107-22-2)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  Xn
Risk Statements  20-36/38-43-68
Safety Statements  36/37
RIDADR  UN 1760
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  MD2700000
Autoignition Temperature 545 °F
TSCA  Yes
HS Code  29121900
Hazardous Substances Data 107-22-2(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 in rats, guinea pigs (mg/kg): 2020, 760 orally (Smyth)

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