Dioctyl Maleate (DOM)

CAS# 142-16-5

Property Unit: Specification:
Appearance Clear
Water % 0.921 – 0.929
Acidity as Maleic Acid % 0.010 Maximum
Color APHA 10-50
Refractive Index, 23°C 1.4520-1.450
Specific Gravity 25/25 C 0.939-0.944
Dioctyl Maleate % 96.5-99.9
Ester Content % 98.5-99.9
Bis(2-ethylhexyl) maleate, di(2-ethylhexyl) maleate (DEHM), Maleic Acid Di(2-ethylhexyl) Ester, Maleic Acid Dioctyl Ester
Dioctyl Maleate is a maleic acid that can act as a plasticizer and is used in resins to provide elasticity and flexibility. Dioctyl Maleate is a co-monomer which can be polymerized with vinyl acetate, vinyl chloride (PVC), acrylates as well as stearates. These types of polymerizations with dioctyl maleate can be used in the production of adhesives, emulsion paints, surfactants, textile coatings and wetting agents.
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