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Propylene Oxide

  1. Dietmar Kahlich1,
  2. Uwe Wiechern2,
  3. Jörg Lindner3

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a22_239.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Kahlich, D., Wiechern, U. and Lindner, J. 2011. Propylene Oxide. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dow Deutschland Inc., Stade, Federal Republic of Germany

  2. 2

    Dow Deutschland Inc., Stade, Federal Republic of Germany

  3. 3

    Dow Deutschland Inc., Stade, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Physical Properties
3.Chemical Properties
4.Production and Raw Materials
4.1.Production Route via Propylene Chlorohydrin
4.1.1.Chlorohydrin Process
4.1.2.Other Chlorohydrin Technologies
4.2.Indirect Oxidation Routes
4.3.Direct Oxidation Routes
4.4.Comparison of the Various Propylene Oxide Technologies
5.Environmental Protection and Ecotoxicology
6.Quality Specifications and Analysis
7.Handling, Storage, and Transportation
8.Uses
9.Economic Aspects
10.Toxicology and Occupational Health