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329541 Aldrich

Dicumyl peroxide

98%

Synonym: Bis(1-methyl-1-phenylethyl) peroxide, Bis(α,α-dimethylbenzyl) peroxide

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Properties

Related Categories Chemical Synthesis, Free Radical Initiators, Materials Science, Organic Peroxides, Oxidizing Agents,
vapor density   9.3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   15.4 mmHg ( 38 °C)
assay   98%
mp   39-41 °C(lit.)
density   1.56 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Application

Dicumyl peroxide (DCP) is used:
• in vulcanization of rubber
• as a crosslinking agent in the synthesis of polylactic acid composite fibers1
• in the preparation of polyethylene composites2
• in the synthesis of polyamide 112/ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer blends.3

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Hazard Codes (Europe) 
Risk Statements (Europe) 
Safety Statements (Europe) 
3/7-14-36/37/39-61
RIDADR 
UN 3110A1 5.2
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
SD8150000

Protocols & Articles

Peer-Reviewed Papers

References

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1. Improvement in mechanical properties of grafted polylactic acid composite fibers via hot melt extrusion Gunning MA, et al. Polym. Compos. 35(9), 1792-1797, (2014)

2. The effect of maleic anhydride grafting efficiency on the flexural properties of polyethylene composites Gunning MA, et al. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 124(6), 4799-4808, (2012)

3. Effect of dynamic cross-linking on phase morphology and dynamic mechanical properties of polyamide 12/ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer blends Bondan F, et al. Polym. Bull.

Radical scavenging reactivity of catecholamine neurotransmitters and the inhibition effect for DNA cleavage. Kawashima T, Ohkubo K, and Fukuzumi S J. Phys. Chem. B 114(1), 675-80, (2010)

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A new determination method of network chain-length distribution of rubber vulcanizates by chemorheology. Murakami K Biomed Mater Eng 3(4), 199-209, (1993)

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Peroxides, genes and cancer. Watts P Food Chem. Toxicol. 23(10), 957-60, (1985)

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Nasal mucosa changes after exposure to dicumylperoxide. Petruson B and Hansson HA Rhinology 23(2), 118-20, (1985)

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Calorimetric studies and lessons on fires and explosions of a chemical plant producing CHP and DCPO. Hsu JM, Su MS, Huang CY, et al. J. Hazard. Mater. 217-218, 19-28, (2012)

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Lipase-catalyzed synthesis and curing of high-molecular-weight polyricinoleate. Ebata H, Toshima K, and Matsumura S Macromol. Biosci. 7(6), 798-803, (2007)

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A kinetic study of the electron-transfer reaction of the phthalimide-N-oxyl radical (PINO) with ferrocenes. Baciocchi, E.; et al. J. Org. Chem. 72, 8748, (2007)

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Novel transparent poly(silazane) derived solvent-resistant, bio-compatible microchannels and substrates: application in microsystem technology. Asthana A, Asthana Y, Sung IK, et al. Lab Chip 6(9), 1200-4, (2006)

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Rechargeable biofilm-controlling tubing materials for use in dental unit water lines. Luo J, Porteous N, and Sun Y ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 3(8), 2895-903, (2011)

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Comparison of the skin tumor-promoting potential of different organic peroxides in SENCAR mice. Gimenez-Conti IB, Binder RL, Johnston D, et al. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 149(1), 73-9, (1998)

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Kinetic and chemical characterization of thermal decomposition of dicumylperoxide in cumene. Di Somma I, Marotta R, Andreozzi R, et al. J. Hazard. Mater. 187(1-3), 157-63, (2011)

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Laser surface modification of silicone rubber to reduce platelet adhesion in vitro. Khorasani MT and Mirzadeh H J. Biomater. Sci. Polym. Ed. 15(1), 59-72, (2004)

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Comparative studies on crosslinked and uncrosslinked natural rubber biodegradation by Pseudomonas sp. Roy RV, Das M, Banerjee R, et al. Bioresour. Technol. 97(18), 2485-8, (2006)

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Determination of dicumyl peroxide in workplace air. Spetz A, Svanstrom M, and Ramnas O Ann. Occup. Hyg. 46(7), 637-41, (2002)

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Enhancement of mechanical and thermal properties of oil palm empty fruit bunch fiber poly(butylene adipate-co-terephtalate) biocomposites by matrix esterification using succinic anhydride. Siyamak S, Ibrahim NA, Abdolmohammadi S, et al. Molecules 17(2), 1969-91, (2012)

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Formation of new blood vessels in the nose after exposure to dicumylperoxide at a chemical plant. Petruson B and Järvholm B Acta Otolaryngol. 95(3-4), 333-9, (1983)

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Nasal mucosa changes after acute and long-term exposure to dicumylperoxide. An experimental study on animals. Hansson HA and Petruson B Acta Otolaryngol. 101(1-2), 102-13, (1986)

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FT-IR 2 (2), 1810:B / FT-NMR 1 (2), 215:B / RegBook 1 (1), 1247:D / Sax 6, 970

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