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Glycid has been described as a colourless, odourless organic compound. The freezing point of 2,3-epoxypropan-1-ol was recorded at -45 degrees Celsius. The test substance decomposed at 163oC. The density of the test material was determined to be 1.12 gcm3. The vapour pressure of the test item was recorded to be 1.2 hPa at 25oC. The log Pow for the test substance was recorded to be -0.95 at 25oC. The substance is completely miscible in water at ambient temperature.

The substance is assumed not to be surface-active. The flash point of the test item was determined to be 72oC at 1 atm. The auto flammability temperature was determined to be 415oC at 1 atm. The substance has no explosive properties (no mechanical, no thermal sensitivity). The substance has no oxidising properties.