Chemical name: Dibenzoyl Peroxide
CAS number: 94-36-0

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Description and features
Enox BPO (Dibenzoyl Peroxide 75%) is a white granule moistened with 25% water. This diacyl peroxide has C14H10O4 as chemical formula and it is used as initiator for the (co)polymerization of styrene, acrylonitrile, acrylates, methyacrylates and vinylacetate. Further it is being used to cure unsaturated polyester, vinyl esther and acrylic thermosetting resins at ambient temperatures.

Dibenzoyl peroxide also so known as benzoyl peroxide, BPO and benzoperoxide.

Product information

CAS number94-36-0
EC number 202-327-6
HS code2916 32 00

Molecular and structural information

Molecular formula C14H10O4
Molecular weight242.23 g/mol
Smiles notationO=C(OOC(=O)c1ccccc1)c2ccccc2
InChi1/C14H10O4/c15-13(11-7-3-1-4-8-11)17-18-14(16)12-9-5-2-6-10-12/h1-10H
InChi keyOMPJBNCRMGITSC-UHFFFAOYAV
Structural formula:133-14-2

Specification

AppearanceWhite granules
Assay73.50 - 76.50 %
Water content: 25.00 % ± 2.00
Benzoic Acid≤0.50 %
Cl≤0.25 %
Inorganic + Organic hydrolysable chloride≤0.30 %
Fe≤0.00003
H (as C6H6COOH)≤0.50 %

Physicochemical information

Flash pointNot applicable
Flammability:Highly flammable
Melting point:103 - 105 20 °C @ 1.013 hPa
Partition coefficient (log Pow)3.43 @ 20 °C
Relative density1.33 @ 25 °C
Solubility in waterSlightly soluble (9 .1 mg/l) @ 25 °C
Vapour pressure< 1mm Hg @ 20 °C

Packaging
Available packaging: 20 KG PE drums.
Special packaging is available on request

Shipment Info
Europe and United States: Provided Enox BPO 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.

Storage
Store Dibenzoyl Peroxide in a cool, dry and well-ventilated area and in line with legal requirements.
Keep Enox BPO away from heat sources and oxidizing agents.

REACH
This substance (CAS: 94-36-0) has been registered (FULL) under REACH (EC) 1907/2006.

MSDS
A Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) is available for Enox BPO 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.

Dibenzoyl Peroxide: Disclaimer. This information is supplied solely for informational purposes and Vesta Intracon bv makes no guarantees or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the accuracy and use of this data. All product warranties and guarantees shall be governed by the Standard Terms of Sale. Nothing in this document is legal advice or is a substitute for competent legal advice.

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