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Epichlorohydrin
C3H5ClO
Commercial grade epichlorohydrin can be found listed as being of a min. 98.0 % of purity (with max. water content of 0.1%) but is more typically found in its technical grade (min. 99.9% purity, with max. water content of 0.05%).
Wet strength resins for the paper industry; water treatment chemicals; surfactants; elastomers; intermediate for paints, solvent for cellulose esters and ethers; manufacturing of copolymers for decolorization, flocculation and clarification of refinery sugar liquors and juices; starch crosslinking agent.
Epoxy resins; glycerol; chlorohydrin; glycidol.
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  • Allyl chloride + chlorine + calcium hydroxide (hypochlorination/epoxidation)
  • Glycerol + hydrogen chloride + sodium hydroxide (hydrochlorination/dehydrochlorination)
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Epichlorohydrin (a.k.a. ECH, Chloromethyloxirane) is an epoxide and an organochlorine compound. It is not a halohydrin, as its name could suggest. In its pure form, epichlorohydrin is a clear, colorless liquid. The versatility conferred by the presence of both an epoxide ring and a chlorine atom earns its wide use as a chemical intermediate, allowing epichlorohydrin to react with many types of compounds.
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Volume-weighted average transaction prices presented, reflect the average values practiced, including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified.
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Chart Description. This chart presents Epichlorohydrin prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States: volume-weighted average export price, FOB (Note 2)
  • Germany: volume-weighted average export price, FOB (Note 2)
  • China: volume-weighted average import price, CIF (Note 2)
  • India: volume-weighted average import price, CIF (Note 2)
  • Brazil: volume-weighted average import price, CIF (Note 1)
  • South Africa: volume-weighted average import price, CIF (Note 1)

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Note 2. Price forecasts (upcoming 9-months) available only to subscribers of the ‘Pro’ or 'Business' plans.

Volume-weighted average transaction prices presented, reflect the average values practiced, including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified.

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About Epichlorohydrin. Epichlorohydrin (a.k.a. ECH, Chloromethyloxirane) is an epoxide and an organochlorine compound. It is not a halohydrin, as its name could suggest. In its pure form, epichlorohydrin is a clear, colorless liquid. The versatility conferred by the presence of both an epoxide ring and a chlorine atom earns its wide use as a chemical intermediate, allowing epichlorohydrin to react with many types of compounds.

Chemical Formula. C3H5ClO

Commercial Grades. Commercial grade epichlorohydrin can be found listed as being of a min. 98.0 % of purity (with max. water content of 0.1%) but is more typically found in its technical grade (min. 99.9% purity, with max. water content of 0.05%).

Uses. Wet strength resins for the paper industry; water treatment chemicals; surfactants; elastomers; intermediate for paints, solvent for cellulose esters and ethers; manufacturing of copolymers for decolorization, flocculation and clarification of refinery sugar liquors and juices; starch crosslinking agent.

Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • Allyl chloride + chlorine + calcium hydroxide (hypochlorination/epoxidation)
  • Glycerol + hydrogen chloride + sodium hydroxide (hydrochlorination/dehydrochlorination)

To know more about Epichlorohydrin production processes, click here.

Derivatives. Epoxy resins; glycerol; chlorohydrin; glycidol.

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