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Technical Datasheet

Di-octyl Maleate (DOM)


Bis(2-ethylhexyl) maleate



Molecular Weight : 340

CAS No. : 142-16-5


Structural Formula


Characteristics Units Value
Appearance Clear liquid,free from suspended matter
Density Faint characteristic
Acid Value % 0.01 – 0.02 Max
Acidity as maleic Acid % 0,05 max.
Water content % 205 (min)
Esters content % 99.0 min.

Typical properties

Characteristics Units Value
Density @ 20°C g/ml 0.942
Boiling Point °C 164 at 10 mmHg
Refractive index @ 25oC 1,455

Technical Datasheet

Main Applications

Dioctyl Maleate is used as a co-monomer in the manufacturing of paints, paper, adhesives and textile coatings. It finds also application as intermediate for surfactants.

Packaging:      HDPE Barrels 200/250 kg & IBC 1000 Kg

Storage:      The packaged material shall be kept into its original packaging, in cool and well-ventilated place, neither under rain nor in wet places, away from flames and heating sources. The bulk material shall be stored in stainless steel tanks, under nitrogen blanketing; for a long-lasting quality the material shall be kept at ambient temperature and away from any flame or concentrated heat source..

Shelf life:      1 year from production date.

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