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Technical Details of DIETHYL PHTHALATE (DEP)

Chemical Name Diethyl 1, 2-Benzenedicarboxylate
CAS NO. 84-66-2
Molecular Formula C12H14O4
Molecular Weight 222
Molecular Structure C6H4(C00C2H5)2
Chemical Structure of DIETHYL PHTHALATE (DEP) CAS NO.84-66-2

Specifications of DIETHYL PHTHALATE (DEP)

Appearance ----- Clear liquid, free from suspened particles
Colour APHA 20 max.
Odour ----- Mild characteristic to odourless
Acid Value mgKOH/gm 0.05 max.
Spacific Gravity At 20° C 1.118-1.122
Volatile value At 105° C/3hrs(%), % by wt. 0.50 max.
Ester value mgKOH/gm 503 ± 4
Moisture content % by wt. 0.15 max.
Ash content % by wt. 0.01 max.
Purity by G.C. % by wt. 99.50 min.
APPLICATION : - As fixative in Fragrances/Perfumes
- Most efficient solvent for Perfumes widely used
in incense sticks(Agarbatti)
- As a solvent for nitro cellulouse and cellulose acetate
- In mosquito repellent formulations
- As denaturant for alcohol
- As a camphor substitute
PACKING : - HDPE Carboys : 35 kgs.
- HDPE/M.S. drums : 225 kgs.
- IBCH Totes : 1125 kgs.
- ISO Tank : 20 - 24 MT.
- In Road Tanker : 20 MT.
SHELF LIFE : Original characteristic remain intact for 24 months,
if kept in recommended storage.

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Leading Manufacturer of DIETHYL PHTHALATE (DEP) CAS No.84-66-2

Nishant Organics Pvt. Ltd. is one of the largest manufacturer of DEP ( Diethyl Phthalate) in India. Diethyl phthalate (DEP) is a phthalate ester, namely the diethyl ester of phthalic acid. DEP is a clear substance that is liquid at room temperature and is only slightly denser than liquid water.


Diethyl Phthalate is a plasticizer largely used in the manufacture of perfumery compounds, agarbatti (incense sticks) and as a fixative in the manufacture of perfumes, attars, etc., Diethyl phthalate plasticizer is also used in the processing of Cellulose Acetate. DEP is also used as a denaturant for Ethyl Alcohol.