• CAT Number: M078604
  • CAS Number: 15545-97-8
  • Molecular Formula: C16H28N4O2
  • Molecular Weight: 308.42
  • Purity: ≥95%
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2,2′-Azobis(4-methoxy-2,4-dimethylvaleronitrile)(Cat No.:M078604) is a chemical compound commonly abbreviated as AIBN. It’s a white to slightly yellowish crystalline powder. AIBN is primarily used as a radical initiator in the production of polymers, particularly in the formation of acrylic resins and elastomers. Upon heating, it decomposes into free radicals, initiating polymerization reactions. Its relatively low decomposition temperature and compatibility with various monomers make it a versatile initiator in polymer chemistry, facilitating the synthesis of materials used in coatings, adhesives, and other industrial applications.

Catalog Number M078604
CAS Number 15545-97-8
Molecular Formula


Purity 95%
Storage -20°C
IUPAC Name 2-[(2-cyano-4-methoxy-4-methylpentan-2-yl)diazenyl]-4-methoxy-2,4-dimethylpentanenitrile
InChI InChI=1S/C16H28N4O2/c1-13(2,21-7)9-15(5,11-17)19-20-16(6,12-18)10-14(3,4)22-8/h9-10H2,1-8H3

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