Surface Coating / Alfa Chemistry

Poly(trimethylene carbonate)

Cat.No ACMA00003251

Basic Information Description Application Features And Benefits
Catalog Number ACMA00003251
Synonyms Poly (TMC)
IUPAC Name 1,3-dioxan-2-one
Molecular Weight 102.09g/mol
Molecular Formula CH3(C4H12O3)nCH3
Canonical SMILES C1COC(=O)OC1
InChI InChI=1S/C4H6O3/c5-4-6-2-1-3-7-4/h1-3H2
EC Number 423-980-5;607-395-4;608-674-3
Form chips or granules
Quality Level 100
Storage Temperature −20°C
Description Trimethylene carbonate or 1,3-propylene carbonate is a 6-membered cyclic carbonate. It is a colorless solid that converts to poly upon heating or catalytic ring-opening.
Application Such polymers are known as aliphatic polycarbonates and are of interest for potential biomedical applications.
Features And Benefits The isomeric derivative is propylene carbonate, a colorless liquid that does not polymerize spontaneously.

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