Tertiarydodecylmercaptan

Product
key additives for radical polymerization processes

TDM (TERTIARYDODECYLMERCAPTAN) is commonly used in the manufacturing process of polymers based on butadiene and styrene (SB latex, SB rubber, ABS...)

Identity

CAS number
25103-58-06
Chemical name
tert-dodecanethiol
Common name
TDM

Properties

  • Density (20°C): 858 kg/m3
  • Viscosity (20 °C): 36 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
TDM 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
  • 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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