Propargyl Alcohol, molecular formula C3H4O, molecular weight 56. Colorless transparent liquid, volatile with pungent odor, toxic, serious irritation to the skin and eyes. An intermediate in organic synthesis. Mainly used for synthesis of antibacterial and anti-inflammatory drugs sulfadiazine; After partial hydrogenation, propylene alcohol can produce resin, and after complete hydrogenation, n-propanol can be used as raw material of anti-tuberculosis drug ethambutol, as well as other chemical and pharmaceutical products. Can inhibit acid to iron, copper and nickel and other metals corrosion, used as rust remover. Widely used in oil extraction. It can also be used as solvent, stabilizer of chlorinated hydrocarbons, herbicide and insecticide. It can be used for the production of acrylic acid, acrolein, 2-aminopyrimidine, γ-picauline, vitamin A, stabilizer, corrosion inhibitor and so on.
Other names: propargyl alcohol, 2-propargyl – 1-alcohol, 2-propargyl alcohol, propargyl alcohol acetylene methanol.