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Propylene Oxide
C3H6O
Chemical grade (ca. 8% propane), polymer grade (ca. 0.3% propane).
Surfactants; detergents; fumigant; synthetic lubricants; synthetic elastomers; solvent; food starch modified; food-packaging; adhesives; defoamer in food-contact paper/paperboard.
Acetone; allyl alcohol; propylene glycol.
/analysis/propylene-oxide-production-cost
  • Propylene + Chlorine + base (Chlorohydrin process)
  • Propylene + organic hydroperoxide (indirect oxidation process; coproduced with alcohols)
  • Cumene hydroperoxide + propylene (Sumitomo cumene process; coprodduced with cumene)
  • Propylene + hydrogen peroxide (direct oxidation process)
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propylene-oxide
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Propylene Oxide (a.k.a. PO, Epoxypropane, Methyl Oxirane) is a synthetic, highly-flammable, volatile, colorless liquid that is soluble in water and miscible with many organic solvents. This organic compound is a major commodity chemical. This highly reactive compound is starting material for several products, from polymers and solvents to industrial fluids.
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This chart presents Propylene Oxide prices in several countries, as follows:
Volume-weighted average transaction prices presented, reflect the average values practiced, including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified.
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Propylene Oxide Prices

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Chart Description. This chart presents Propylene Oxide prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States: volume-weighted average export price, FOB (Note 2)
  • Netherlands: volume-weighted average export price, FOB (Note 2)
  • China: spot price, ex-works (Note 2)
  • Singapore: volume-weighted average export price, FOB (Note 2)
  • Brazil: 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 Propylene Oxide. Propylene Oxide (a.k.a. PO, Epoxypropane, Methyl Oxirane) is a synthetic, highly-flammable, volatile, colorless liquid that is soluble in water and miscible with many organic solvents. This organic compound is a major commodity chemical. This highly reactive compound is starting material for several products, from polymers and solvents to industrial fluids.

Chemical Formula. C3H6O

Commercial Grades. Chemical grade (ca. 8% propane), polymer grade (ca. 0.3% propane).

Uses. Surfactants; detergents; fumigant; synthetic lubricants; synthetic elastomers; solvent; food starch modified; food-packaging; adhesives; defoamer in food-contact paper/paperboard.

Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • Propylene + Chlorine + base (Chlorohydrin process)
  • Propylene + organic hydroperoxide (indirect oxidation process; coproduced with alcohols)
  • Cumene hydroperoxide + propylene (Sumitomo cumene process; coprodduced with cumene)
  • Propylene + hydrogen peroxide (direct oxidation process)

To know more about Propylene Oxide production processes, click here.

Derivatives. Acetone; allyl alcohol; propylene glycol.

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