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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ meta-Diisopropylbenzene

  • Consumer printing inks
  • Graphic arts
  • Intermediates
  • Peroxides
  • Personal care ingredients
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Process solvents
  • Protective coatings

Product Description
Eastman™ meta-Diisopropylbenzene (m-DIPB) is a chemical intermediate for the preparation of stabilizers, polymers, synthetic lubricants, hydroperoxides, and a variety of other products. Reactions of DIPB include side chain modification by oxidation, dehydrogenation, and bromination. Ring substitution reactions include nitration, sulfonation, bromination, and acetylation.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Boiling Point203 °C (397 °F)
Freezing Point-63 °C (-81 °F)
Refractive Index1.488 n(20°C/D)
     @ 38°C1.052 cP
     @ 20°C0.8566 g/mL
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C0.859
Melting Point-63 °C
Assay97 wt % min.

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

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