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Abbreviation TME
Main Applications Alkyd resin paint, titanium oxide surface treatment agent
Existing Chemical Substance No. 2-243


Chemical Formula CH3C(CH2OH)3
Molecular Weight 120.15
Appearance White crystal
Specific Gravity (30℃) 1.1888
Boiling Point (℃) 165~171(6.5mmHg)
Freezing Point (℃) 199~201
Flash Point (℃) 202 (Open-cup flash test)
Ignition Temperature (℃) 405
Dust Explosion: Lower Explosive Limit
Minimum Ignition Energy
Solubility 60g/100g water (20℃)

Applicable Laws

Industrial Safety and Health Law
High Pressure Gas
Fire Service Law
Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law
Law on the Prevention of Marine Pollution and Maritime Disaster
Ship Safety Law
Civil Aeronautics Law
Other Major Applicable Laws

Classification of Hazard

Classification Classification standard not applicable
Hazardous Not specially hazadous
Harmful Not specially harmful

Product Standard

Color (Hazen)
Ester Content (wt%)
Aldehyde Content (wt%)
Boiling Point (℃) No less than 190
Hydroxyl Group (wt%) No less than 41.0
Purity (wt%)
Water Content (wt%) 0.5 or less
Ash Content (wt%) 0.1 or less
Acidity (wt% as formic acid)
Phthalic Acid Color Scale 100 or less

Inquiries Concerning Products

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Organic Chemicals Division
Sales & Marketing Department II
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