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4 Vinylcyclohexene

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Molar mass  108.181 g/mol
Boiling point  128.9 °C
Density  830 kg/m³
Appearance  colorless liquid
Formula  C8H12
Melting point  -108.9 °C
Solubility in water  0.05 kg/m³
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Related compounds  1,3-Butadiene Cyclohexene

4-Vinylcyclohexene is an organic compound formed when 1,3-butadiene dimerizes in a Diels-Alder reaction. It is found in industrial processes involving 1,3-butadiene, including the manufacture of lauric acid. The 4-vinylcyclohexene formed may be sold as-is or converted to vinylcyclohexene dioxide.

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Manufacturing

Industrially, 4-vinylcyclohexene is manufactured by dimerizing 1,3-butadiene at 110 - 425°C at pressures of 1.3 - 100 MPa over silicon carbide and salts of copper or chromium.

Safety

4-Vinylcyclohexene is classified as a Group 2B carcinogen by the IARC .

References

4-Vinylcyclohexene Wikipedia


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