Cumene (C9H12) is a flammable colorless liquid (also known as isopropylbenzene). Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Cumene. Please review our fire rated products: SUPERLoc, FIRELoc, Fire-rated, DRUMLoc

Cumene Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point at 109°F (43°C), with an autoignition temperature of 795°F (424°C)
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in a compliant flammables storage building, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.
  • Compatible Details: Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
  • Description: Cumene is the common name for isopropylbenzene, an organic compound that is based on an aromatic hydrocarbon with an aliphatic substitution. It is a constituent of crude oil and refined fuels.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Cumene Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C9H12 862.00 kg/m³ 152°C, 425 K, 306°F (1-methylethyl)benzene 120.19 g/mol acetone, ether, ethanol -96°C, 177 K, -141°F

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