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Cumene

Synthesized by liquid-phase alkylation of Benzene with Propylene

DOMO Caproleuna has built a new constructed Cumene production facility. The process technology is based on the application of a Zeolithe catalyst and guarantees a final product which meets the highest quality standards.

Transport

The product is transported in road tank cars, containers and railway tank wagons. Cumene is a hazardous material and should only be discharged and handled in closed systems.

Application

  • Phenol and Acetone
  • Organic peroxides

Specification Cumene

Parameter Limiting value Testing method
Cumene min. 99.9 weight % 81 - 140
Benzene max. 10 ppm 81 - 140
Ethylbenzene max. 300 ppm 81 - 140
n - Propylbenzene max. 500 ppm 81 - 140
Color index max. 10 Hazen DIN ISO 6271
Bromine index max. 50 mg / 100 ml 81 - 11
Alphamethylstyrene max. 10 ppm 81 -  140