Normal Dodecyl Mercaptan

Product
key additives for radical polymerization processes

NDM (NORMAL DODECYL MERCAPTAN) is commonly used in the manufacturing process of polymers such as styrenics and acrylics (PMMA, ABS...).

Identity

CAS number
112-55-0
Chemical name
n-dodecanethiol
Common name
NDM

Properties

  • Density (20°C): 858 kg/m3
  • Viscosity (20 °C): 3.24 mPa.s (cP)
  • Flash point (closed cup): 97 °C
  • Vapour pressure (20°C): 0.03 mbar (hPa)
  • Vapour pressure (50°C): 0.8 mbar (hPa)
  • Refractive index (20°C): 1.461
  • Boiling point: 233°C
  • Melting point < -30°C
  • Decomposition temperature: 350°C

 

SOLUBILITY
NDM is not soluble in water, slightly soluble in light alcohols and soluble in styrene and most organic solvents.

Geographic availability

Worldwide

Markets

  • Automotive and transportation
    • Polymer and rubber
  • Chemical and plastics industry
    • Polymer engineering
  • General industry
  • Packaging and Paper
    • Paper
    • Paper and board
    • Rigid packaging
    • Specialty paper
  • Paint, coatings and adhesives
    • Acrylic resins

Applications

  • Chain transfer agent
 
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