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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
InChI Key   OMPJBNCRMGITSC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98%
autoignition temp.   176 °F
mp   105 °C(lit.)

Description

Application

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

Benzoyl peroxide has been used as an initiator in the preparation of the following:
• Thermal cross-linking of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) via radical-initiated reaction
• 3-D crosslinked carbon scaffolds
• poly(lactic-co-glycolic) acid (PLGA), MWCNT and singlewalled carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) scaffolds

Packaging

50, 500 g in poly bottle

Legal Information

Product of Arkema Inc.

Luperox is a registered trademark of Arkema Inc.

General description

Benzoyl peroxide participates in the covalent insitu functionalization of carbon nanotubes. On heating, it undergoes decomposition to afford phenyl free radicals and CO2 gas.

Luperox® A98, Benzoyl peroxide, an anhydrous benzoyl peroxide powder, is a mainly used as a thermal free radical initiator in polymerization reactions.

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Safety Information

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Danger
Hazard statements 
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RIDADR 
UN3102 - class 5.2 - Organic peroxide type B, solid (Dibenzoyl peroxide)
WGK Germany 
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Protocols & Articles

Protocols

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