Decene

1-Decene
Identifiers
CAS number 872-05-9 YesY
ChemSpider 12809 YesY
UNII 7O4U4C718P YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C10H20
Molar mass 140.27 g mol−1
Density 0.74 g/cm3[1]
Melting point

-66.3 °C, 207 K, -87 °F ([1])

Boiling point

172 °C, 445 K, 342 °F ([1])

Related compounds
Related Alkenes Octene
Nonene
Undecene
Dodecene
Related compounds Decane
Decanol
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Decene is an alkene with the formula C10H20. Decene contains a chain of ten carbon atoms with one double bond. There are many isomers of decene depending on the position and geometry of the double bond. 1-Decene is the only isomer of industrial importance. As an alpha olefin, it is used as a monomer in copolymers and is an intermediate in the production of epoxides, amines, oxo alcohols, synthetic lubricants, synthetic fatty acids, and alkylated aromatics.[2]

The industrial processes used in the production of 1-decene are oligomerization of ethylene by the Ziegler Process or by the cracking of petrochemical waxes.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c Record in the GESTIS Substance Database from the IFA
  2. ^ 1-Decene (Alpha Olefin C10), ineosoligomers.com
  3. ^ Alfa Olefins, SIDS Initial Assessment Report

External links

  • Entry C872059 in Linstrom, P.J.; Mallard, W.G. (eds.) NIST Chemistry WebBook, NIST Standard Reference Database Number 69. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg MD. http://webbook.nist.gov

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