Chemical Name Pentaerythritol 99% (Technical Grade)
Molecular Formula C(CH2OH)4
Molecular Weight 136.15
CAS Number 115-77-5
EINECS NO. 204-104-9
Appearance White crystal powder
PROPERTIES TYPICAL VALUE
Active Content, (as monopentaerythritol),% 99 min
Hydroxyl groups,% 49 min
Loss on heating,% 0.22 max
Ashes,% 0.06 max
Phthalic color 1 max (Gardner)
Melting Point,°C ± 250
Solubility: Soluble in water, slightly solute in alcohol, dissolve in benzene, ether and petroleum ether etc.
Ester will be formed by reaction with common organic acid. No reaction takes place when it is heated with
dilute caustic solution.
Pentaerythritol 99% has wide applications. It is used in the manufacture of Alkyd resins, fatty
acid resin and tall oil esters. Moreover it also used in paint and coating, printing ink, coating adhesives,
explosives, sealants, varnish, lacquer, vinyl chloride, synthetic rubber and miscellaneous including
pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN), urethane coatings, flame retardant paints, polyvinyl chloride
stabilizers, olefins antioxidant and pentaerythritol triacrylate.