Glycolaldehyde

CAS Registry Number®

141-46-8
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CAS Name

Glycolaldehyde

Molecular Formula

C2H4O2

Molecular Mass

60.05

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    80 °C @ Press: 3 Torr
  • Melting Point (2)

    97 °C
  • Density (3)

    1.065 g/cm³ (liquid)

Source(s)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C2H4O2/c3-1-2-4/h1,4H,2H2

InChIKey

InChIKey=WGCNASOHLSPBMP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(C=O)O

Canonical SMILES

O=CCO

Other Names for this Substance

  • Acetaldehyde, hydroxy-
  • Glycolaldehyde
  • Diose
  • Glycolic aldehyde
  • Hydroxyacetaldehyde