Tashox CHP



Cumene hydroperoxide is a colorless to light yellow liquid with a sharp, irritating odor. This product is used in production of acetone and phenol, as a polymerization catalyst, in redox systems. It also acts as a curing agent for polyester resins and as an oxidizer in organic chemical reactions. Furthermore, Tashox CHP can be as a free radical initiator for polymerization of acrylate and methacrylate monomers, and polyester resins.

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CAS number                       80-15-9

Chemical name                 Cumyl hydroperoxide

Abbreviation                      CHP

1 hour half-life temperature in trichloroethylene: 166 °C

Available physical form:

80% solution in solvent mixture


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