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Sigma-Aldrich

Luperox® 101, 2,5-Bis(tert-butylperoxy)-2,5-dimethylhexane

technical grade, 90%

Synonym(s):
2,5-Bis(tert-butylperoxy)-2,5-dimethylhexane
Linear Formula:
[(CH3)3COOC(CH3)2CH2-]2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
290.44
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

grade

technical grade

assay

90%

form

liquid

composition

active oxygen content, >10 wt. %

t1/2

10 hr(108 °C)

refractive index

n20/D 1.423 (lit.)

bp

55-57 °C/7 mmHg (lit.)

density

0.877 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC(C)(C)OOC(C)(C)CCC(C)(C)OOC(C)(C)C

InChI

1S/C16H34O4/c1-13(2,3)17-19-15(7,8)11-12-16(9,10)20-18-14(4,5)6/h11-12H2,1-10H3

InChI key

DMWVYCCGCQPJEA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Initiates degradation of polypropylene, monomer scavenger in styrene polymerization. Free radical polymerization initiator.

Packaging

100, 500 mL in poly bottle

Features and Benefits

Used to control melt index in polypropylene processing.

Legal Information

Product of Arkema Inc.
Luperox is a registered trademark of Arkema Inc.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Muta. 2 - Org. Perox. C - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

4.1A - Other explosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

149.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

65 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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