Clear colorless to slightly yellow Liquid
11.6 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
1.93 (vs air)
UN 2929 6.1/PG 1
Organic synthesis intermediate. It is mainly used to synthesize sulfadiazine, an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory drug; propylene alcohol can be produced by partial hydrogenation to produce resin, and n-propanol can be obtained by complete hydrogenation. It can be used as a raw material for the anti-tuberculosis drug ethambutol and other chemical and pharmaceutical products. It can inhibit the corrosion of metals such as iron, copper and nickel by acids, and is used as a rust remover. Widely used in oil extraction. It can also be used as a solvent, chlorinated hydrocarbon stabilizer, herbicide and insecticide. It can be used to produce acrylic acid, acrolein, 2-aminopyrimidine, γ-picoline, vitamin A, stabilizer, corrosion inhibitor, etc.