4-Vinyltoluene

4-Vinyltoluene is an organic compound with the formula CH3C6H4CH=CH2. It is derivative of styrene and is used as a comonomer in the production of specialized polystyrenes. It is produced by the dehydrogenation of 4-ethyltoluene.[1]

4-Vinyltoluene
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
1-Ethenyl-4-methylbenzene
Other names
1-Methyl-4-vinylbenzene
4-Methylstyrene
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.009.785 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 210-762-8
MeSH C042272
UNII
Properties
C9H10
Molar mass 118.179 g·mol−1
Appearance colorless liquid
Boiling point 170–175 °C (338–347 °F; 443–448 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Denis H. James; William M. Castor (2007), "Styrene", Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry (7th ed.), Wiley, p. 1, doi:10.1002/14356007.a25_329.pub2