Cyclohexane Dimethanol

Synonyms: 1,4–Cyclohexanedimethanol; CHDM; 1,4-Bis(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexane
Transport Information
Hazard Class
UN Number
Packing Group
non-regulated
CAS Number
105-08-8
Import Duty
2917.19.70.20

Via the process called polycondensation, CHDM is a precursor to polyesters. It is one of the most important co-monomers for production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), or polyethylene terephthalic ester (PETE), from which plastic bottles are made.