It is a colorless inflammable liquid with special smell. It can be soluble in water of 720 times and is mutually soluble with many organic solvents. Relative density 0.834 (20/20℃). Boiling point 184℃. Melting point -70℃. Flash point 81.1℃.
It is mainly used to make phthalate esters and aliphatic dibasic acid ester plasticizer, such as dioctyl phthalate, dioctyl azelate and dioctyl sebacate, and is respectively used as the main plasticizer and cold-resisting auxilairy plasticizer, anti-foaming agent, dispersing agent, ore-dressing agent and petroleum additive, and is also used in printing and dyeing, paint and film etc.
[Package, storage and transportation]
It should be packed with a galvanized iron barrel, with each barrel 150kg. It should be stored in low temperature subject to the provisions for inflammable products and prevented from direct sunshine exposure.
[Indicator of superior products]
Chromaticity (platinum-cobalt number) ≤
2-ethylhexanol content (mass ratio) ≥
Acidity (acetic acid) % (mass ratio) ≤
Hydroxyl compound content (by 2-ethylhexanol content) %≤
Sulfuric acid color test, (Pt-Co) ≤
Moisture content (mass ratio)≤