Appendix IX (Peroxide-Forming Chemicals)

Some chemicals react with oxygen to produce potentially unstable chemicals. These chemicals are classified as peroxide formers. Some examples are listed below.

 

Acrylic acid

4’Ethoxyacetophenone

Allyl ether

p-Ethoxybenzaldehyde

Allyl ethyl ether

o-Ethoxybenzoic acid

Allyl phenyl ether

2-(2-Ethoxyethoxy)ethanol

p-Anisaldehyde

2-(2-Ethoxyethoxy)ethyl acetate

m-Anisaldehyde

p-Ethoxyphenol

m-Anisyl alcohol

Ethylenebis(2-oxyethyl acetate)

Azoxydianisole

Ethyl ether

Benzoin methyl

p-Formylphenoxyaceticacid

ether

Furan

Benzyl ether

p-Hexyloxybenzaldehyde

1,2-Bis(2-chloroethoxy)ethane(pract)

(p-Hydroxyphenoxy)acetic acid

Bis(2-ethoxyethyl)adipate

Isoeugenol

Bis(2-ethoxy ethyl)ether

Isopentyl ether

Bis(2-ethoxy ethyl)sebacate

Isophorane

Bis(2-methoxyethoxy)ethane(pract)

Isoprene

Bis(2-methoxyethyl)ether

Isopropyl ether

Bis(pentyloxy)azoxybenzene

Ligroine

p-Bromoanisole

Methofuran

2-Bromoethyl ethyl ether

Methoxyacetic acid

2-Bromoethyl methyl ether

p-Methoxybenzylamine

2-Butoxyethanol

2-Methoxyethanol

2-(butoxyethoxy)ethyl acetate(pract)

2-(2-Methoxyethoxy)ethanol

t-Butyl ethyl ether

2-Methoxyethyl acetate

t-Butyl methyl ether

2-Methoxyethylamine

cyclooctene

1-Methoxynaphthalene

Decahydronaphthalene

4-Methoxy-2-nitroaniline

1,2-Dichloroethyl ethyl ether

m-Methoxyphenol

2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

Methoxyphenylacetic acid

Diethoxymethane

o-Methoxyphenyl isocyanate

2,2-Diethoxypropane

3-Methoxypropionitrile

Diethyl ethoxymethylene malonate

o-Methoxypropionitrile

2,3-Dihydro2,5dimethoxyfuran(pract)

o-Nitrophenyl phenylether

Diisobutylene(pract)

2,5-Norbornadiene

2,5-Dimethoxyaniline(pract)

4,4’-Oxydiphenol

3,4-Dimethoxybenzaldehyde

p-Pentyloxyaniline

3,3’-Dimethoxy benzidine

p-Pentyloxybenzaldehyde

2,4-Dimethoxybenzoic acid

p-Pentyloxybenzoylchloride

4,4-Dimethoxy-2-butanone

Phenoxyacetic acid

1,2-Dimethoxyethane

Phenoxyacetyl chloride

Dimethoxymethane

m-(m-Phenoxyphenoxy)phenol

2,2-Dimethoxypropane

Propylether

2,5-Dimethoxytoluene

Styrene

p-Dioxane

Tetraethylene glycol

1,3-Dioxolane

Tetraethyleneglycolmonomethylether

1,2-Epoxy-3-isopropoxypropane

Trimethoxybenzaldehyde

 

Trimethoxypropene

 

Vinyl acetate