1,2-Pentanediol, also known as pentane-1,2-diol or 1,2-dihydroxypentane, is a organic compound with the molecular formula C5H12O2. It is a diol having two hydroxyl groups (-OH) attached to adjacent carbon atoms in its structure. It is utilized in numerous industrial applications, including as a solvent, a humectant (moisturizing agent), and a chemical intermediate in the synthesis of other compounds.
|2||Appearance (Color)||Colorless to Light yellow clear liquid|
|4||Solubility|| Soluble in water and chloroform
Slightly soluble in methanol
|5||Density (25 °C)||Between 0.955-0.975 gm/ml|
|6||Refractive Index (25 °C)||Between 1.430-1.450|
|7||Moisture Content||NMT 1.0%|
|8||Purity (GC)||> 95.50 %|
Q. How many stereoisomers of 1,2-Pentanediol are possible?
There are two stereoisomers of 1,2-pentanediol.
Q. Is 1,2-Pentanediol soluble in water?
1,2-Pentanediol is soluble in water.