Agent Name

Diisopropyl peroxydicarbonate

CAS Number

105-64-6

Formula

C8-H14-O6

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Diisopropyl perdicarbonate; Diisopropyl peroxydiformate; Isopropyl percarbonate; Isopropyl peroxydicarbonate; Luperox IPP; Peroxydicarbonate d'isopropyle [French]; Peroxydicarbonic acid, bis(1-methylethyl) ester; Peroxydicarbonic acid, diisopropyl ester; [ChemIDplus] UN3112; UN3115

Category

Peroxides, Organic

Description

Colorless solid; mp = 8-10 deg C; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as a low temperature polymerization catalyst; [Hawley]

Comments

Severe irritant when tested in rabbit eye; [RTECS] Spontaneously decomposes at room temperature producing flammable and corrosive products; [Hawley] A strong eye irritant; [HSDB] Highly flammable and explosive; A strong oxidizing agent; Decomposes spontaneously at room temperature releasing flammable toxic products; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organic peroxide type B, solid, temperature controlled."

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