Phosgene Price Trend

Carbonyl Dichloride (Phosgene) imports value in the United States and adjacent region was USD 0.062 million in March 2021. This was a reduction from the previous month's figure of USD 0.291 million. United States imports averaged USD 0.217 million for the 44-month period from January 2017 to March 2021. The statistics ranged from USD 1.072 million in Sep 2018 to USD 0.012 million in Jan 2020.

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Procurement Resource provides prices of Phosgene for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Phosgene:

It's a colourless gas with an odor that's akin to freshly chopped grasses or hay. Phosgene is a valuable commercial component, particularly in the production of urethanes and polycarbonate polymers. According to the VSEPR hypothesis, phosgene is a planar molecule. It is one of the most basic acyl chlorides, having been generated from carbonic acid.

Chemical Formula:

  • COCL2


  • Carbonic dichloride
  • Carbonyl chloride
  • Phosgen
  • Chloroformyl chloride
  • Carbon oxychloride
  • Carbonic chloride

Molecular Weight:

  • 98.92 g/mol

Industrial Uses:

  • Agrochemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Polycarbonates
  • Dyes
  • Fine Chemicals

Production Processes:

  • Production of Phosgene from Chlorine

Phosgene is synthesised from chlorine and reacted with carbon monoxide in the presence of activated charcoal as a catalyst.

Supplier Database:

  • Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd
  • Vertellus Holdings
  • JH-Products
  • Bayer AG
  • Dow Chemical
  • DuPont, Rubican

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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).

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