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o-Phenylenediamine (OPD)


Product Description and Uses

OPD is a chemical intermediate used in the synthesis of fungicides, corrosion inhibitors, pigments and pharmaceuticals. OPD is also used to remove elemental sulfur in mining ores, and to remove aldehyde color formers in polymeric products.


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Typical Physical Properties*

Property   Typical Value  
CAS Registry Number  95-54-5  
CAS Name   1,2 benzenediamine  
Molecular Formula   C6H4(NH2)2  
Molecular Weight   108.1
Bulk Density (flakes)  0.74g/cc
Specific Gravity at 160°C (320°F)  1.031  
Boiling Point (760 mmHg), °C (°F)   256 (493) 
Melting Point Range, °C (°F)   101(214) 























*These properties are drawn from various DuPont and other literature sources. DuPont does not make any warranty, express or implied, that future production will demonstrate these typical properties.

Shipping Information

The flake form of OPD Technical is available in fiber drums and 500-kg bulk bags. Molten OPD is available in tank trucks.