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Luperox® DI, tert-Butyl peroxide

98%

Synonym(s):
tert-Butyl peroxide, Di-tert-butyl peroxide
Linear Formula:
(CH3)3COOC(CH3)3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
146.23
Beilstein:
1735581
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor pressure

40 mmHg ( 20 °C)

Quality Level

assay

98%

form

liquid

reaction suitability

reagent type: oxidant

refractive index

n20/D 1.3891 (lit.)

bp

109-110 °C (lit.)

density

0.796 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C8H18O2/c1-7(2,3)9-10-8(4,5)6/h1-6H3

InChI key

LSXWFXONGKSEMY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Application

Luperox®DI, tert-Butyl peroxide has been used as a radical initiator to induce free radical polymerization. It has also been used as a cetane enhancer in a study to determine the phase behavior of carboxylate-based extended surfactant reverse micellar microemulsions with ethanol and vegetable oil/diesel blends.

Packaging

5, 250 mL in poly bottle
1 L in poly bottle

Legal Information

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

Pictograms

FlameHealth hazard

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Muta. 2 - Org. Perox. E

Storage Class Code

5.2 - Organic peroxides and self-reacting hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

42.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

6 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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