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Cumene
C6H5CH(CH3)2
technical grade; research grade; and pure grade.
Cumene is mainly employed as organic solvent in pharmaceuticals and flow control agent for thermoplastic elastomers.
acetone; acetophenone; cumene hydroperoxide; cumenesulfonic acid; cumidine; p-isopropylbenzaldehyde; α-methyl styrene; and phenol.
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  • Benzene + propylene (alkylation process using an aluminum chloride catalyst)
  • Benzene + propylene (alkylation process using a solid phosphoric acid catalyst)
  • Benzene + propylene (alkylation process using a zeolite catalyst)
  • Cumene hydroperoxide + propylene (coproduct in Sumitomo propylene oxide process)
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Cumene (a.k.a. Isopropylbenzene) is an organic compound, of the aromatic hydrocarbon class. It is a colorless liquid, insoluble in water, but soluble in most organic solvents. The production of Cumene grew rapidly during World War II, when this aromatic compound was used as a component of aviation fuel. Nowadays, Cumene is mainly used in the production of phenol and its acetone coproduct, two major petrochemicals with a number of applications in the chemical and polymer industries.
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Chart Description. Intratec provides Cumene prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States Flag United States: export price, FOB, from Jan 2007 to Jan 2013; import price, CIF, from Feb 2013 to present (1)
  • Netherlands Flag Netherlands: export price, FOB (1)
  • Japan Flag Japan: export price, FOB (1)
  • Singapore Flag Singapore: export price, FOB (1)

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About Cumene. Cumene (a.k.a. Isopropylbenzene) is an organic compound, of the aromatic hydrocarbon class. It is a colorless liquid, insoluble in water, but soluble in most organic solvents. The production of Cumene grew rapidly during World War II, when this aromatic compound was used as a component of aviation fuel. Nowadays, Cumene is mainly used in the production of phenol and its acetone coproduct, two major petrochemicals with a number of applications in the chemical and polymer industries.

Commercial Grades. technical grade; research grade; and pure grade.

Uses. Cumene is mainly employed as organic solvent in pharmaceuticals and flow control agent for thermoplastic elastomers.

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Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • Benzene + propylene (alkylation process using an aluminum chloride catalyst)
  • Benzene + propylene (alkylation process using a solid phosphoric acid catalyst)
  • Benzene + propylene (alkylation process using a zeolite catalyst)
  • Cumene hydroperoxide + propylene (coproduct in Sumitomo propylene oxide process)

To know more about Cumene production processes, click here.

Derivatives. acetone; acetophenone; cumene hydroperoxide; cumenesulfonic acid; cumidine; p-isopropylbenzaldehyde; α-methyl styrene; and phenol.

Chemical Formula. C6H5CH(CH3)2

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