Cyclohexane Dimethanol

CAS #
105-08-8
Synonym
1,4–Cyclohexanedimethanol; CHDM; 1,4-Bis(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexane

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.

Hazard Class
Non-hazardous
UN Number
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Packing Group
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Import Duty
2917.19.70.20