ChemFlexx DOTP

TCC’s ChemFlexx DOTP Dioctyl terephthalate (bis(2-ethylhexyl) benzene-1,4-dicarboxylate), commonly abbreviated DOTP, is an organic compound. It is the most important of the phthalate-free orthophthalate plasticizers. It is an environmentally safe, colorless viscous liquid that possesses good plasticizing properties.

Applications

TCC’s ChemFlexx DOTP is a general purpose, environmentally safer plasticizer than most orthophthalate plasticizers. It is used in extrusion, calendering, injection molding, rotational molding, dip molding, slush molding and in the manufacture of coatings.

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Description

TCC’s ChemFlexx DOTP Dioctyl terephthalate (bis(2-ethylhexyl) benzene-1,4-dicarboxylate), commonly abbreviated DOTP, is an organic compound with the formula C6H4(C8H17COO)2. It is the most important of the phthlte-free plasticizers, being the diester of terephthalic acid and the branched-chain 2-ethylhexanol. The environmentally safe, colorless, viscous liquid possesses very good plasticizing properties.

The production process entails the reaction of dimethyl terephthalate with 2-ethylhexanol:

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