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Catocene | 2, 2′-Bis(ethylferrocenyl)propane

Executive standard: Q/YTY001-2014
CAS NO. 37206-42-1; 69279-97-6
English name: 2, 2′-Bis(ethyl ferrocenyl) propane
English alias: Catocene
Chines alias: 卡托辛

Product parameters

Executive standard: Q/YTY001-2014
Chines alias:
English alias:
69279-97-6; 37206-42-1

1. Physical and chemical properties:

1.1 Molecular formula: C27H32Fe2

1.2 Molecular weight: 468.25

1.3 Structure formula:

Structure formula

1.4 Stability and reactivity: Stable at room temperature and in sealed container.

2. Technical indexes:

Item Index
Purity (by titration), % (m/m) ≥97.5
Fe content,%(m/m) 23.3-24.3
Viscosity, Pa·s (25 ) < 2.8
Density, g/cm3 (20) 1.2910-1.2960
Moisture content, %(m/m) < 0.08
Volatilization loss, % (80±1, 20±1*102Pa,12h < 2.0
Insoluble, %(m/m) < 0.10
Acidity, mmol/100g < 0.30
Appearance Brown red viscous liquid

3. Application: 2,2′-Bis(ethylferrocenyl)propane has been used as an efficient burning rate catalyst in composite solid propellants, which is possessed of the features of excellent overall and small removing properties. As a kind of bisferrocene derivative, 2,2′-bis(ethylferrocecnyl)propane can improve the combustion rate and reduce the pressure exponent with the application of AP-based oxidizer in composite solid propellants.

4. Safety instructions: Low toxic. LD50(Rat): > 20,000 mg/kg; Mouse, oral: LD50> 500mg/kg.

5. Packing: Two plastic casks in a wooden case. Net Weight: 10 kg/cask; 20 kg/case.

6. Storage: Stored in a cool, ventilated place. Casks should be sealed with nitrogen. Avoid heat and exposure. The shelf life is 12 months after manufacturer date. It is still available if retest result is qualified after expire date.

7. Transportation: Keep upright when transported. Avoid violent collision and exposure. Do not mixed with strong oxidizer.


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