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dioctyl adipate

Product name dioctyl adipate
Synonyms bis(2-ethylhexyl) adipate
adipic acid bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester
DOA
GOST 8728-88
CAS 103-23-1

Bis(2-ethylhexyl) adipate is a colorless, clear, viscous, oily, odorless liquid. It is soluble in diethyl ether, benzene, toluene and other organic solvents. Almost insoluble in water. It is compatible with nitrocellulose, ethyl cellulose, most synthetic rubbers, and high-butyryl cellulose acetate butyrates.

Production.

Dioctyl adipate is produced by treatment of adipic acid with two equivalents of 2-ethylhexanol. Reaction is catalyzed by acids ir alkalies.

Uses.

Bis(2-ethylhexyl) adipate is used to produce clear films for food packaging applications.

Manufacturer(s) JSC Kuskovsky chemical plant
Chemical structure of dioctyl adipate

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