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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ DOP Plasticizer

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Product Description
Eastman™ DOP Plasticizer (Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate) is a light colored, low volatility, odorless liquid. It is the most widely used all-purpose plasticizer offered by Eastman™ for use with polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins. It is insoluble in water and has a viscosity of 56 cP at 25°C. Eastman™ DOP features good stability to heat and ultraviolet light, a broad range of compatibility, and excellent resistance to hydrolysis.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Acidity (wt%)0.003 max.
Color Pt-Co15 max.
Refractive Index 
     @ 25°C1.485
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C0.985
Boiling Point723 °F (384 °C)
Flash Point 
     Setaflash Closed Cup414 °F (212 °C)
Freezing Point<-58 °F (<-50 °C)
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 20°C<0.0001 torr (<0.01 Pa)
     @ 25°C60 cP (60 mPa·s)
     @ 20°C8.2 lb/gal (0.982 kg/L)

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.

Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.

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