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Cyclopentadiene dimer, DCPD

C10H12

F.W. 132.21

Contains 5% tert-butylcatechol as stabilizer

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Hazard Alert

Moderate fire risk; flammable liquid and vapor. Forms explosive peroxides upon concentration or distillation. Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; causes skin and serious eye irritation. Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area. LD50 353 mg/kg. LC50 660 ppm/4H. TLV 5 ppm.

Product Details

Storage:
Organic #3 in a dedicated flammables cabinet. If one is not available, store in a Flinn Saf-Stor™ Can.
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Poor; forms peroxides. Do not store for longer than one year.
Soluble:
Alcohol and ether; slightly soluble in water.
Color:
Colorless to pale yellow liquid
Odor:
Camphor-like
CAS No.:
77-73-6
Technical Note:
Forms explosive peroxides upon concentration or distillation. Label container with open date and do not store for greater than one year. Contains 5% 4-tert-butylcatechol as stabilizer.