Synonyms Of 1,3 Dioxolane

1,3 Dioxacyclopentane; 1,3-Dioxolan; Dilhydr-1,3-Dioxole; Dioxacyclopentane;

Formal Glycol; Dioxolan;

Ethylene Glyol Formal

CSA Number: 646-06-0
Molecular Formula: C3H6O2
Molecular Weight: 74.08

Physical & Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear Colourless liquid
Refractive index 1.4005
Flash point 180°C
Explosive mixture with air
Upper Limit 20.5% (vol)
Lower Limit 2.1% (vol)
Boiling Point 75.6°C
Freezing Point/Melting Point 95°C
Viscosity@25c 1.2cps
Surface tension at 25°C 36 dynes/cm
Vapour Density(Air=1) 3.03


200/210 KG in MS drums of 900mm height and 18 kg weight with a nitrogen padding over the surface. 18 kg weight with a nitrogen padding over the surface. BHT is added as a stabilizer to prevent peroxide formation. We also supply material in ISO tanks. Special packing of 1 litre glass bottles is available upon request.


Assay by GLC 99.90%
Distillation Range 74°C-76°C
Peroxide Content 100PPM
Moisture Content
(By karl Fischer)
Acidity 100PM
Density@20°C 1.052-1.060

Applications Of 1,3 Dioxolane

  • In polymerization process as a chain length regulator and chain transfer agent
  • Textile Industry as a swelling or as a finishing agent
  • Paint, Varnish, Paint Stripper and Cleaning Product
  • A Stabilizer for halogenated solvents

Shipping Regulation

H.S Code: 29329900
UN No: UN 1165
Packing Group: Class II



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