Dipropyl peroxydicarbonate

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Dipropyl peroxydicarbonate
Dipropyl peroxydicarbonate.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Dipropyl 2-peroxydicarbonate
Other names
  • n-Propyl percarbonate
  • Di-n-propyl peroxydicarbonate
  • Di(n-propyl)peroxydicarbonate
  • Peroxydicarbonic acid, dipropyl ester
  • Luperox 221
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.036.540 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 240-211-7
UNII
UN number 3113
  • InChI=1S/C8H14O6/c1-3-5-11-7(9)13-14-8(10)12-6-4-2/h3-6H2,1-2H3
    Key: YPVDWEHVCUBACK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • CCCOC(=O)OOC(=O)OCCC
Properties
C8H14O6
Molar mass 206.194 g·mol−1
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS02: FlammableGHS07: Exclamation mark
Warning
H242, H315, H319
P210, P220, P234, P264, P280, P302+P352, P305+P351+P338, P321, P332+P313, P337+P313, P362, P370+P378, P403+P235, P411, P420, P501
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Dipropyl peroxydicarbonate (trade name Luperox 221) is an organic peroxide with a variety of industrial uses, particularly as an initiator of polymerization.[1]

Dipropyl peroxydicarbonate decomposes explosively at 0–10 °C (32–50 °F) due to a self-accelerating exothermic decomposition.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luperox 221 polymer initiator". Arkema.
  2. ^ "Di-n-propyl peroxydicarbonate". Chemical Book.