All the substances generated by one step and used for the succeeding step are considered intermediates.

Intermediates

 

Intermediates are chemical substances produced during the conversion of some reactant to a product. Most synthetic processes involve transformation of some readily available and often inexpensive substance to some desired product through a succession of steps.

All the substances generated by one step and used for the succeeding step are considered intermediates.

 

Alpha Methylstyrene

Benzene

Methanol

Mixed Xylenes

Phenol

Styrene

Toluene

→ Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM)

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VALUE PROPOSITION

PRODUCT NAME:     Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM)

 

PRODUCT CATEGORY:     Intermediates

 

DESCRIPTION:     Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) is an essential chemical building block used in a wide variety of industrial and consumer products.

 

APPLICATIONS:     VAM is a key ingredient in emulsion polymers, resins, and intermediates used in adhesives, paints, textiles, coatings, wire and cable polyethylene compounds, laminated safety glass, packaging, automotive plastic fuel tanks and acrylic fibers.

 

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS:

PropertyMeasureMinimumMaximumMethod
Vinyl Acetateweight %99.9
Acetaldehydeppm100
Acidity as Acetic Acidppm50
APHA ColorAPHA Color5
Waterppm300
Hydroquinoneppm3.05.0
Initial Boiling Pointdegrees C72.372.9
Specific Gravity @ 20/20 oC.0.93350.9345

 

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SHIPPING NAME:     Vinyl Acetate, Stabilized

 

UN NUMBER:     UN1301

 

CAS NUMBER:     108-05-4

 

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