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DCP

Organic peroxide (Polymerization initiator, Crosslinking peroxide, Thermoset curing agent)

Description

DCP may be used as initiator for (co)polymerization of styrene and synergist in flame-retardant polystyrene formulations. DCP is also a general purpose dialkyl peroxide used for crosslinking natural and synthetic rubbers as well as thermoplastic polyolefins.

Chemical name:

Bis(α,α-dimethylbenzyl) peroxide

Synonym:

Dicumyl peroxide

Molecular formula:

C18H22O2

Molecular weight:

270 g/mol

CAS number:

80-43-3

EC number:

201-279-3

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