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Pentaerythritol is a white, crystalline powder and is being produced from Formaldehyde with Acetaldehyde. It is a organic compound. Derivatives of pentaerythritol are components of varnishes, olefin antioxidants, PVC stabilizers, alkyd resins and tall oil esters.

EINECS-No. 204-104-9
Chemical formula: C5H12O4

Synonyms: 2,2-Bis(hydroxymethyl)propane-1,3-diol | Hercules P 6 | Monopentaerythritol | Tetramethylolmethane | THME | PETP | Pentaerythrite | Pentek | Hercules Aqualon improved technical PE-200
Uses/applications: Alkyd resins, Rosin and Tall Oil esters, Synthetic lubricants, Explosives, Paint, Lacquer, etc.


Product CodeQualityPacking UnitSpec SheetInquiry
12035 mono min. 98 % 25kgs bags PDF Symbol Contact
12037 mono min. 98 % 500kgs big bags type C PDF Symbol Contact
12038 mono min. 98 % 750kgs big bags type C PDF Symbol Contact

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MSDS according 91/155 EEC (2001/58 EC)


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Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
No hazards to be particularly mentioned. Please note the information of this Material Safety Data Sheet.

Hazard description:
not applicable

Classification system for Pentaerythritol::
The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EU-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized literature.
Chemical characterization for Pentaerythritol 2,2-Bis(hydroxymethyl)1,3-propanediol:
CAS No. Description: 115-77-5 Pentaerythritol

Identification number(s):
EINECS Number: 204-104-9
General Information
for Pentaerythritol, 2,2-Bis(hydroxymethyl)1,3-propanediol:
Form: Powder
Colour: White
Odour: Odourless

Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 254 - 262°C
Boiling point/Boiling range:
276/40 mbar°C
Flash point:
Flammability (solid, gaseous) Product is not flammable.
Ignition temperature: 390°C
Danger of explosion: Product is not explosive. However, formation of
explosive air/dust mixtures is possible.
Density at 20°C:
1.396 g/cm3

Solubility in / Miscibility

50 g/l
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border) for Pentaerythritol:
No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Maritime transport IMDG:
IMDG Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.
Markings according to EC guidelines for Pentaerythritol:
The substance(product)is not subject to classification according to
EC-directives and other sources of literature known to us.
Observe the general safety regulations when handling chemicals

National regulations

Technical guidance (air):
Class   Share in %
III             100.0

Water hazard class:
Water hazard class 1 (Assessment by list): slightly hazardous for water.

Hazard description

GHS-hazard labels

Hazadous material sign