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Alphamethylstyrene

A by-product of Phenol production

Transport

The product is transported in road tank cars and railway tank wagons. Alphamethylstyrene is a hazardous material.

Application

  • Production of ABS resins
  • Modified polyester and alkyd resins
  • Solvent for plastic industry

Specification Alphamethylstyrene

Parameter Limiting value Testing method
Alphamethylstyrene (without water) min. 99,6 weight % 81 - 109
Cumene max. 0.1 weight % 81 - 109
Acetophenone max. 0.03 weight % 81 - 109
Polymers test clear ASTM D 2121 - 07
Color max. 10 Hazen DIN ISO 6271
Stabilizer, tert. Butylbrenzcatechine ca. 10 - 20 ppm STM D 4590 - 06
Phenol max. 40 ppn 81 - 5