Cumene

Cumene is an aromatic hydrocarbon used as a raw material for the production of phenol and acetone by the cumene method. Mitsubishi Chemical's cumene features high purity.

  • CAS: No. 98-82-8
  • EINECS: No. 202-704-5
  • Japan, Chemical Substances Control Law: METI-No. 3-22
  • Japan, Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law: Not applicable.
  • Japan, Fire Services Law: Hazardous material Class 4 Petroleums No.2 (non-water soluble liquid).

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Characteristics

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Cumene is an aromatic hydrocarbon with the following properties.

Common Names Cumene,
Isopropylbenzene
Structure Cumene
CAS No 98-82-8
Japan, Chemical Substances Control Law METI-No. 3-22
Formula C6H5CH(CH3)2
Molecular Weight 120
Appearance Clear Colorless liquid
Melting Point (℃) -96
Boiling Point (℃) 152
Specific Gravity 0.86
Flash Point (℃) 39
Autoignition Temperature (℃) 420
Flammability Range (%) 0.88~6.5

Mitsubishi Chemical's cumene features high purity.

Applications

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Cumene is used as a raw material for the production of phenol and acetone by the cumene method.  Also it is an intermediate in the synthesis of other compounds.

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