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Physical & Chemical properties

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Di-tert-butyl peroxideis classified as a peroxide Type E. Flammability is an intrinsic hazard in this class

Di-tert-butyl peroxide is a colourless clear liquid with a faint odour, so it is not an aerosol or gas under pressure.

Di-tert-butyl peroxide has a freezing point lower than -29°C.

The density of di-tert-butyl peroxide is 0.79 g/cm3.

The vapour pressure of di-tert-butyl peroxide is 35 mBar (3500 Pa) at 20°C.

Di-tert-butyl peroxide has an octanol-water partition coefficient of log Pow 3.2.

Di-tert-butyl peroxide has a water solubility of 171 mg/L at 20°C and pH 8.1.

The flash point of di-tert-butyl peroxide is 6°C.

The substance has no explosive properties.

The substance has no oxidizing properties.

The study on corrosion towards metal is technically not feasible.

The viscosity of di-tert-butyl peroxide is 0.83 mPas.at 20°C.

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