Product Profile

Phthalic Anhydride

  • Agilis Product ID AGILIS159
  • Generic Name Phthalic Anhydride
  • Product Name Phthalic Anhydride
  • Chemical Name Phthalic Anhydride
  • Chemical Formula C8H4O3
  • CAS# 85-44-9
  • EC Number 201-607-5
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  • Product Description
  • Critical Properties
  • Critical Specifications
  • Application Guide

Product Description

Phthalic anhydride is an organic compound, and is the anhydride of phthalic acid. Phthalic anhydride is a principal commercial form of phthalic acid. It was the first anhydride of a dicarboxylic acid to be used commercially. This colourless solid is an important industrial chemical, especially for the large-scale production of plasticizers for plastics.

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  • Resources
  • Application Guide

Product Information

Product Data Sheet

Major Applications

The primary use of phthalic anhydride is as a chemical intermediate in the production of plastics from vinyl chloride. Also used in the production of flexible PVC products such as cables, pipes and hoses, leather cloth, shoes, film for packaging etc.

Resources

Application Guide

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