What is Cumene?

What is Cumene?


3 Answers

Ritvik Gautam
85 Points
11 years ago

Cumene is the common name for iso-propylbenzene.



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Godfrey Classic Prince
633 Points
11 years ago

Dear Chilukuri,

Cumene is a hydrocarbon..

Its IUPAC name is isopropyl-benzene (C9H12)

Cumene  is widely used in the commercial preparation of Phenol (C6H5OH)..!!

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kaushal shah
9 Points
11 years ago

Isopropyl benzene

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