Propylene Oxide Price Trends

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Chart Description

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

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

About Propylene Oxide:

In appearance, Propylene Oxide appears as a clear, colourless volatile liquid with an ethereal odour. It has a flashpoint of about -35°F, while its boiling point is about 95°F. Its primary role is its use in the manufacture of polyether polyols, which are further utilised in the production of polyurethane plastics. Its niche applications include its use as a pesticide and a fumigant for the sterilisation of packaged foods and plastic medical instruments. It is also utilised as a fumigant, in making detergents or lubricants, and to make other chemicals.

Chemical Formula of Propylene Oxide

  • CH3CHCH2O or C3H6

Synonyms:

  • 75-56-9
  • 2-Methyloxirane      
  • Epoxypropane
  • 1,2-Epoxypropane
  • Propylene epoxide
  • 1,2-Propylene oxide
  • Methyl oxirane
  • 1,2-Epoxypropane
  • Propene oxide
  • Methyl ethylene oxide
  • Methylethylene oxide

Molecular Weight

  • 58.080 g/mol 

Industrial Uses

  • Intermediates
  • Adhesives and sealant chemicals
  • Flame retardants
  • Fuels and fuel additives
  • Lubricant additives
  • Surface active agents
  • Adhesive
  • Automotive care

Production Processes

  • Production of Propylene Oxide via Chlorohydrin; and via Oxidation

In order to produce Propylene Oxide via oxidation, propylene is used as a starting material. In this process, propylene is oxidised with the addition of an organic hydroperoxide, which finally produces Propylene Oxide.

Procurement Resource also provides the production cost analysis of Propylene Oxide.

Supplier Database

  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • BASF SE
  • Huntsman Corporation
  • Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V.
  • Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

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Methodology

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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