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diphenylolpropane technical grade

Product name diphenylolpropane technical grade
Synonyms bisphenol-A
BPA
4,4'-dihydroxy-2,2-diphenylpropane
GOST 12138-86
CAS 80-05-7

Bisphenol A is a colorless crystalline solid. It is soluble in alcohols, acetone, dioxane; almost insoluble in water and hydrocarbons. Bisphenol A forms crystalline adducts with phenols, alcohols, ammonia and amines.

Production.

In chemical industry bisphenol A is prepared by condensation of phenol with acetone:

bis-phenol A synthesis


Uses.

  • main use is as a monomer in the manufacture of polycarbonate plastic (polycondensation with phosgene);
  • as a monomer in the manufacture of epoxy resins (polycondensation with epichlorohydrine);
  • as an antioxidant in plasticizers and in PVC;
  • as an intermediate product in manufacture of antioxidants and fire retardants;

  • Manufacturer(s) CJSC Novokuibyshevskaya Neftekhimicheskaya Companiya
    JSC Ufachemprom
    Chemical structure of bisphenol-A

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