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Product name cumene
Synonyms isopropylbenzene
GOST no data
CAS 98-82-8

Cumene is a clear colorless liquid with benzene odor. It is miscible with ethanol, diethyl ether, acetone, benzene, chloroform. Its solubility in water is negligible.


Industrial process of cumene preparation involves catalytic alkylation of benzene with prorylene;


  • as an intermediate product in phenol and acetone manufacture (through cumylhydroperoxide formation). The significance of this process has been minimized in the past years.
  • in alpha-methylstyrene production;

  • Manufacturer(s) JSC DOS
    Chemical structure of cumene

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