Chemical name: Di-tert-amyl peroxide
CAS number: 10508-09-5
Description and features
Iniper 201 (Di-tert-amyl peroxide) is a transparant liquid which has C10H22O2 as chemical formula. This dialkyl peroxide is mainly used as a radical initiator to induce polymerisation for the production of polypropylene (visbreaking), acrylic resins, ethylene, styrene and low density polyethylene (LDPE). Further it is used in the production of wire and cables.
Di-tert-amyl peroxide is also known as di-tert-pentyl peroxide.
|HS code||2909 60 00|
Molecular and structural information
|Molecular weight||174.82 g/mol|
|Active oxygen||≤8.80 %|
|Color (Pt-Co APHA)||≤50|
|Density||0.808 g/cm3 @ 20 °C|
|Flash point||29 °C @ 101.3 kPa|
|Melting point||-55 °C|
|Partition coefficient (log Pow)||4.729|
|Solubility in water||Slightly soluble (13.83 mg/l)|
|Vapour pressure||14.70 mbars @ 25 °C|
Available packaging: 20 KG PE drum.
Special packaging is available on request
Europe and United States: Provided Iniper 201 (DTAP) is on stock in our local warehouses our lead time is about one week if delivered in 20 KG drums.
Canada, South America, South Africa and other markets can also be served, please contact our sales department for more details.
Store 2,5-Dimethyl-2,5-di-tert-butylperoxy-hexane in a cool, dry and well-ventilated area and in line with legal requirements.
Keep Iniper 201 away from heat sources and oxidizing agents.
This substance (CAS: 10508-09-5) has been pre-registered under REACH (EC) 1907/2006.
A Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) is available for Iniper 201 (DTAP) and all other products supplied by Vesta Intracon BV. An MSDS describes the hazards of a product and explains how a product can be safely handled, used and stored. Besides it provides important regulatory and emergency response information for the purchased product.