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Epichlorohydrin

Epichlorohydrin is a colourless liquid with a characteristic chloroform-like odour that is manufactured using chlorine, propylene and milk of lime as raw materials.

Epichlorohydrin is used in the production of polyamide resins for ion exchange, the water treatment and paper industries, flame retardants, quaternary amines and in the production of Zeospan, a speciality polyether rubber used in automobiles.

Product specifications:
Formula C3H5ClO
Specifications Specific gravity at 20°C: 1.180-1.185
Purity: Min. 99.7% wt
Moisture: Max. 0.1% wt
Colour: APHA max. 15
Applications
  • Raw material for epoxy resins
  • Used in production of various synthetic materials like synthetic glycerin, elastomers, glycidyl ethers and glycidyl methacrylate surfactants
  • Polyamide-epichlorohydrin wet strength resin production in paper industry
  • Ion-exchange resin
  • Polyamide water treatment chemicals
  • Flame retardant
  • Quaternary amines
  • Used as a crosslinking agent in modified starch
  • Used in production of Zeospan, which is a speciality polyether rubber used in automobiles
Packaging / transportation

220 kg/230kg steel drum, approval of international maritime dangerous goods code (IMDG Code) and the United Nations recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods
80 drums for 1 FCL or LCL lots
ISO-tank container: 20 MT


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