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Di-isobutylene (DIB-NC)

EINECS number 246-690-9

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CAS number 25167-70-8

Equilex Chemicals is the exclusive world-wide distributor for DIB produced by LyondellBasell at their Berre (France) facility. DIB is a branched C8 olefin produced by the dimerization of isobutylene. DIB is an intermediate used in the production of a wide range of derivative speciality products including octylated diphenylamine antioxidants, octyl phenol, neo acids, isononyl derivatives, speciality polymers, elastomers and perfumery chemicals. Our range includes 90 % and 97 % pure DIB.

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Di-isobutylene (DIB-WC)

EINECS number 246-690-9

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CAS number 25167-70-8

Equilex Chemicals is the exclusive world-wide distributor for DIB produced by LyondellBasell at their Berre (France) facility. DIB is a branched C8 olefin produced by the dimerization of isobutylene. DIB is an intermediate used in the production of a wide range of derivative speciality products including octylated diphenylamine antioxidants, octyl phenol, neo acids, isononyl derivatives, speciality polymers, elastomers and perfumery chemicals. Our range includes 90 % and 97 % pure DIB.

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Dimethyl ethanolamine (DMEA)

EINECS number 203-542-8

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CAS number 108-01-0

Dimethyllethanolamines are used in the water treatment, polyurethane, pharmaceutical, epoxy resins, coating. Chemical formula C4H11N0

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Iso-Amylene – 2MB

EINECS number 247-975-0

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CAS number 26760-64-5

Isoamylene is a colorless, flammable liquid with a disagreeable odor. Isoamylene contains two methylbutene isomers in a ~93/7 molar ratio: 2-Methyl 2-Butene and 2-Methyl 1-Butene. Isoamylene is produced with a special process.

Isoamylene is used in the synthesis of many chemicals and chemical intermediates, with numerous applications including: Flavours & fragrances, Pesticides, Growth regulators, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare products, Catalysts, Peroxides, Phenolic resins, Hot melt adhesives, Anti-oxidants and UV stabilizers.

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Isoamyl Alcohol

Pentanols – 99% (Isoamyl Alcohol)

Isoamyl Alcohol (at a minimum purity of 99%), is a mixture of isomers 3-methyl, 1-butanol and 2-methyl , 1-butanol, with a preponderance of the first (aproximately 85%). The raw material used by PETROM in the production of Isoamyl Alcohol is fusel oil, which in turn is a byproduct of the distilling of ethyl alcohol (ethanol).

Applications: The main applications of Isoamyl Alcohol are:

– the manufacturing of paints and varnishes, to produce isoamyl acetate;

– the manufacturing of plasticizers for the production of DIAP (DiisoAmyl phthalate);

– the manufacturing of perfumes, for the recovery of oils and essences;

– the synthesis of fragrances and aromas;

– the production of isoamyl salicylate, applied widely in soaps and cosmetic fragrances;

– the purification of phosphoric acid, acting as an extraction solvent.

– the production of Xanthates (mining industry)

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Isophorone (IP)

EINECS number 201-126-0

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CAS number 78-59-1

Isophorone or IP is an oxygenated solvent derived from acetone with one ketone group.  It is an excellent solvent for a wide range of coatings and inks.  It is also synthesis intermediate for the production of chloroxylenol (A key antimicrobial) and also synthetic Vitamin E.  It is used as an extraction solvent and in frothers and grinding aids.

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LAB ( Linear alkyl benzene )

EINECS number 284-660-7

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CAS number 84961-70-6

LAB (linear alkyl benzene) is the main feedstock for the production of LABSA (Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulphonate) which is the most widely used raw material in the world for powder and liquid laundry detergents.  LAB is also used as a speciality solvent and as a component in some heat transfer fluids.

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LAO C10

EINECS number 212-819-2

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CAS number 872-05-9

Linear Alpha Olefins (LAO) are olefins (alkenes) with the formula CxH2x.  Unlike other linear olefins with the same formula the LAOs have their double bond position at the primary carbon or alpha position. LAO C10 is C10C20 with the chemical name 1-Decene.

LAO C10 1-Decene is used as a monomer in copolymers and is an intermediate in the production of epoxides, aqueous detergents, linear alkyl benzenes, amines, oxo alcohols, synthetic lubricants, synthetic fatty acids, and alkylated aromatics.

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LAO C12

EINECS number 203-968-4

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CAS number 112-41-4

Linear Alpha Olefins (LAO) are olefins (alkenes) with the formula CxH2x. Unlike other linear olefins with the same formula the LAOs have their double bond position at the primary carbon or alpha position. LAO C10 is C12C24 with the chemical name 1-Dodecene. LAO C12 1-Dodecene is used as intermediates in a variety of market applications including surfactants, detergents, lubricant additives and paper sizing.

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LAO C14

EINECS number 214-306-9

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CAS number 1120-36-1

Linear Alpha Olefins (LAO) are olefins (alkenes) with the formula CxH2x, unlike other linear olefins with the same formula the LAO’s have their double bond position at the primary carbon or alpha position. LAO C14 is C14C28 with the chemical name 1-Tetradecene.

LAO C14 is used in synthetic lubricants, surfactants, detergents, viscosity adjustors, personal care products, intermediates and paper sizing.

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LAO C6

EINECS number 209-753-1

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CAS number 592-41-6

Linear Alpha Olefins (LAO) are olefins (alkenes) with the formula CxH2x.  Unlike other linear olefins with the same formula the LAO’s have their double bond position at the primary carbon or alpha position. LAO C6 is C6C12 with the chemical name 1-Hexene.

LAO C6 1-hexene is used as a co-monomer in co-polymerization reactions with, for example, ethylene. Another application is the production of hexanaldehyde by oxidation. A third possibility is to extend the carbon chain with carbon monoxide by carrying out a hydroformylation reaction to produce heptanoic acid.

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LAO C8

EINECS number 203-893-7

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CAS number 111-66-0

Linear Alpha Olefins (LAO) are olefins (alkenes) with the formula CxH2x, unlike other linear olefins with the same formula the LAOs have their double bond position at the primary carbon or alpha position. LAO C8 is C8C16 with the chemical name 1-Octene.

LAO C8 1-octene is used as a monomer in copolymers and is an intermediate in the production of epoxides, amines, oxo alcohols, synthetic lubricants, synthetic fatty acids, and alkylated aromatics.

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Methyl diethanol amine (MDEA)

EINECS number 203-312-7

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CAS number 105-59-9

Methyldiethanolamines are used in oil & gas treatment, lubricants, concrete. Chemical formula C5H13N02

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Nonene

EINECS number 307-301-9

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CAS number 97593-01-6

Nonene is an alkene, also called propylene trimer with an average carbon number of nine. It is a branched olefin oligomer produced by polymerisation of propylene.

Nonene is a key building block for major chemical compounds.

Nonene derivated chemicals are used in wire and cable coatings, electrical insulation, automotive interiors and coated fabrics and for Polyvinylchloride (PVC) flexibilisation.

Nonene can be used to produce other chemical intermediates such as alkyl phenols. Those intermediates yield to detergents and cleaners, as well as antioxidants used in crankcase lubricating oils.

Equilex is a leading distributor of Nonene in the world. Feel free to contact us for your supplies in nonene.

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Pentamer

EINECS number 297-797-2

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CAS number 93762-80-2

Pentamer is a branched olefin produced by the polymerization of propylene. Pentamer is also referred to as propylene pentamer. It is preferred name for branched C15 olefin.

Pentamer is used for solvent applications and or carrier fluids (e.g. drilling fluids) and as a supplement or replacement for tetramer. Other applications are the production of alkylphenols, alkenylsucinnic anhydride, mercaptans, alcohols and for alkylation of benzene. Pentamer can be used as a synthetic base oil, a refrigeration fluid and as an intermediate for further reaction (e.g. sulphonation).

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Tetramer

EINECS number 298-697-1

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CAS number 93821-12-6

Propylene tetramer is an oligomer produced by the polymerization of propylene, with an average carbon number of twelve. This olefin is branched and frequently referred to as dodecene.

Dodecene is a chemical feedstock to produce chemical intermediates such as dodecylbenzene, dodecylphenol, tridecylalcohol, T-dodecylmercaptan.

Major applications, shared by derivatives of dodecene, include plasticizers, surfactants, lubricating oil additives, specialty chemicals and industrial coatings. Download our Technical Data Sheet

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