DOP Price Trends
Procurement Resource provides latest prices of DOP (Dioctyl phthalate). Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.
Procurement Resource provides prices of DOP for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:
- North America
- South America
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East
In appearance, DOP or Dioctyl phthalate is a clear liquid with a mild odour. It is slightly less dense than water and immiscible in it. Its flash point is around 430°F. It is basically utilised in the production of a variety of plastics and coating products. It helps to keep plastics soft and flexible, for instance, it is utilised to produce plastics which are further used as medical tubing and blood storage bags, cables and wire, carpetback coating, etc.
Chemical Formula of:
- Dioctyl phthalate
- Di-n-octyl phthalate
- Dioctyl benzene-1,2-dicarboxylate
- Dinopol NOP
- 390.6 g/mol
- Plastic and PVC resins
- Rubber products
- Used as dielectric and hydraulic fluids
- Building/construction materials
- Electrical and electronic products
- Fabric, textile, and leather products
- Furniture and furnishings
- Personal care products
- Production of DOP via Esterification
DOP is prepared at atmospheric pressure or in a vacuum by heating an excess of n-octanol with phthalic anhydride using an esterification catalyst like sulphuric acid or p-toluenesulphonic acid. Thus, esterification of n-octanol with phthalic anhydride in the presence of a catalyst gives DOP.
- Indo-Nippon Chemical Co., Ltd.
- Acros Organics
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The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).