Product Profile

DOTP - Dioctyl Terephthalate

  • Agilis Product ID AGILIS045
  • Generic Name DOTP - Dioctyl Terephthalate
  • Product Name DOTP - Dioctyl Terephthalate
  • Chemical Name Dioctyl Terephthalate
  • Chemical Formula C24 H38 O4
  • CAS# 6422-86-2
  • EC Number 229-176-9
  • Soft toys Soft toys
  • Vinyl flooring Vinyl flooring
  • Wire & Cables Wire & Cables
  • Vinyl wall covering Vinyl wall covering
  • Competitive pricing Competitive pricing
  • REACH Compliant REACH Compliant
  • Low temp flexibility Low temp flexibility
  • Non-ortho phthalate plasticizer Non-ortho phthalate plasticizer
  • Excellent low-migration properties Excellent low-migration properties
  • Product Description
  • Critical Properties
  • Critical Specifications
  • Application Guide

Product Description

DOTP is a transparent viscous oily liquid. The performance characteristics and balance properties of DOTP have made it one of the most widely used plasticizer in vinyl formulations. DOTP is an excellent general purpose non-orthophtalate plasticizer with performance equal or better than most ortho-phthalate plasticizers. It offers good performance properties, excellent low temperature flexibility, resistance to extraction by soapy water, and excellent non-migration properties. In plastisols, DOTP results in low initial viscosity.

Critical Properties

  • Molecular Weight : 390
  • Appearance : Clear
  • Physical State : Viscous Oily Liquid
  • Specific Gravity : 0.9822

Critical Specifications

Property Value Units Test Method
Ester Content 99.50% %wt. ASTM D-1045
Water Content 0.10% %wt. ASTM E-203
Color 20 Pt/Co ASTM D-1045
Specific Gravity 0.980-0.986 27C ASTM D-1045
Acidity 0.01 %mass ASTM D-1045
  • Product Information
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  • Resources
  • Application Guide

Product Information

Product Data Sheet

Major Applications

DOTP is a primary plasticizer for soft PVC products and is recommended to be used in vinyl gloves, wall covering, vinyl flooring, carpet and synthetic rubber. It is also used in lot of applications where human body is in direct contact with material like, toys, medical material, artificial leather, water pipe.


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