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179981 Sigma-Aldrich

Luperox® A98, Benzoyl peroxide

reagent grade, ≥98%

Synonym: Benzoyl peroxide, Dibenzoyl peroxide

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Properties

Related Categories Chemical Synthesis, Free Radical Initiators, Materials Science, Organic Peroxides, Oxidizing Agents,
grade   reagent grade
assay   ≥98%
autoignition temp.   176 °F
mp   105 °C(lit.)

Description

Application

Widely used initiator, curing agent, and cross-linking agent in polymerization processes.

Packaging

50, 500 g in poly bottle

Legal Information

Product of Arkema Inc.

Luperox is a registered trademark of Arkema Inc.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Hazard Codes (Europe) 
Risk Statements (Europe) 
Safety Statements (Europe) 
3/7-14-36/37/39-60-61
RIDADR 
UN 3102 5.2
WGK Germany 
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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Determination of Water Content in Dibenzoyl Peroxide Using Karl Fischer Titration

Metal peroxides react with the KF reagents and form water. They cannot be titrated directly. Hydroperoxides form iodine and an equivalent amount of water. An interference will therefore not occur. Di...
Keywords: Titrations

Protocols

Preparation of High Refractive Index Films on PET Substrates

Zirconium bromonorbornanelactone carboxylate triacrylate (PRM30) is a zirconium-containing multifunctional acrylate useful for producing cured, transparent films with high refractive indices. It can ...
Keywords: Solvents

Peer-Reviewed Papers

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Merck 14,1116

Beil. 9,IV,717

Fieser 1,196 / Fieser 4,122 / Fieser 5,182 / Fieser 6,160 / Fieser 7,89 / Fieser 12,157

Aldrich MSDS 1, 168:A / Corp MSDS 1 (1), 375:A / RegBook 1 (2), 1957:B / Sax 6, 396

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