IUPAC Name: Prop-2-en-1-ol
Source: Formerly used as a multipurpose pesticide. It is currently used in the production of organic compounds such as epichlorhydrin, glycerol, and acrolein. It is also used to produce scratch-resistant plastic that is scratch-resistant.
Summary: Allyl alcohol is a primary alcohol that was formerly used as a multipurpose pesticide. It was used as an insecticide, herbicide, and fungicide. The compound is currently used in the production of transparent plastics that are scratch-resistant. Allyl alcohol is also used to produce organic compounds such as glycerol, epichlorhydrin, and acrolein. It exists as a colorless liquid that has a density of 0.8540 at 20 C. It is highly soluble in water. It has an acid dissociation constant of pKa = 15.5 at 25 C. A Koc value of 2 indicates very high mobility within soil. Volatilization and biodegradation are expected to be major fate processes in water and soil.
GHS Hazard Statement: H225, H301, H305, H310, H311, H314, H315, H318, H319, H330, H331, H335, H370, H372, H400, H412, GHS02, GHS05, GHS06, GHS07, GHS08, GHS09