Acrolein

2-propenal, acraldehyde, acrylaldehyde, acrylic aldehyde, allylaldehyde, prop-2-en-1-al, 2-propen-1-one, Aqualin, NSC 8819, propenal, crolean, ethylene aldehyde

How to detect Acrolein

Formula: C3H4O | CAS: 107-02-8

Synonyms: 2-propenal, acraldehyde, acrylaldehyde, acrylic aldehyde, allylaldehyde, prop-2-en-1-al, 2-propen-1-one, Aqualin, NSC 8819, propenal, crolean, ethylene aldehyde

Acrolein is mainly used in the manufacture of glycerin and methionine. It is generally toxic and used as a biocide.

Specification

Specification Value/Information
Formula C3H4O
CAS no. 107-02-8
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV 1.2
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV 3.2
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV NA
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 0.429
Molecular Weight, g/mole 56.0
Melting point, °C -87
Boiling point, °C 53
Flash point, °C -18.9
Upper Explosive Limit, % 31
Lower Explosive Limit, % 2.8
Density, g.cm⁻³ 0.839
Specification Value/Information
Ionisation Energy, eV 10.22
EH40 TWA, ppm 0.1
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³ 0.23
EH40 STEL, ppm 0.3
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³ 0.7
NIOSH ST, ppm 0.3
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm 0.1
NIOSH ST, mg.m⁻³ 0.8
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³ 0.25
NIOSH IDLH, ppm 2
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm 0.1
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³ 0.25

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