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|Systematic IUPAC name
di(2-ethylhexyl) sebacate, Proviplast 1988
3D model (JSmol)
|Density||0.9 of water|
|Melting point||−48 °C (−54 °F; 225 K)|
|Boiling point||256 °C (493 °F; 529 K) at 0.7 kPa|
|Vapor pressure||0.000024 Pa at 37 °C|
|Main hazards||reacts with oxidants|
|Flash point||10 °C (50 °F; 283 K) open cup|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|what is ?)(|
Dioctyl sebacate (CH2)8(COOC8H17)2, or di(2-ethylhexyl) sebacate, is an organic compound which is the diester of sebacic acid and 2-ethylhexanol. It is an oily colorless liquid and is used as a plasticizer, most commonly in C4. It has also found use in Dot 5 brake fluid. Furthermore, the substance is also commonly used as seed particle for PIV.
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 14.7
Occupational exposure limits: TLV not established
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