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329541 Sigma-Aldrich

Dicumyl peroxide

98%

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

  • CAS Number 80-43-3

  • Linear Formula [C6H5C(CH3)2]2O2

  • Molecular Weight 270.37

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2056090

  •  EC Number 201-279-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00036227

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24859798

  •  NACRES NA.23

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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)
InChI Key   XMNIXWIUMCBBBL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   98%
mp   39-41 °C (lit.)
density   1.56 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

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

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3110A1 5.2
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
SD8150000
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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