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Produced by selective vapour phase hydrogenation of Phenol.

A specially developed Palladium-based catalyst and an advanced process technology facilitate the manufacturing of a product with excellent quality parameters.


The product is transported in road tank cars, containers and railway tank wagons. Cyclohexanone is a hazardous material.


  • Caprolactam
  • Solvent in the adhesives and sealants industry
  • Solvent in the lacquer and paint industry
  • Organic intermediates
  • Pesticides

Specification Cyclohexanone

Parameter Limiting value Testing method
Cyclohexanone (without water) min. 99.95 weight % DIN 55687
Water max. 0.05 weight % DIN 51777 / Part 1
Organic impurities max. 0.05 weight % DIN 55687
Color index max. 5 Hazen DIN ISO 6271
Density at 20 °C 0.946 + 0.001 g/cm³ DIN 51757 / Method D