V-60 (AIBN)-HP


V-60 (AIBN)-HP is an oil-soluble azo initiator having a high decomposition temperature. It is freely soluble in various organic solvents and has a 10 hour half-life decomposition temperature of 65° C.

This High Purity (HP) grade is a metal content controlled product which is suitable for the semiconductor and LCD production.


Chemical Name

2,2'-Azobis (isobutyronitrile)

CAS No.: 78-67-1
Molecular weight: 164.21

Physical characteristics

Appearance White crystalline powder
Melting/freezing point 100-103° C
10 hour half-time decomposition temperature 65° C in toluene
Activation energy 132.4 KJ/mol K
Frequency factor (ln A) 36.30
Solubility Freely soluble in acetone
Soluble in methanol and toluene
Slightly soluble in ethanol and water
Self-accelerating decomposition temperature (SADT) 50° C
Metal content Li, Na, Mg, AI, K, Ca, Cr, Mn, Fe, Ni, Cu, Zn, Zr, Pb, Sn: 500 ppb or less

Main Applications

  • Semiconductors and LCD applications


  • EINECS No.: 201-132-3
  • REACH: 01-2119488882-21-xxxx


Store under 15° C in a cool, dry location in well-sealed containers. Protect from heat and direct sunlight.

Safety information

Health Hazard

For specific information on the safe handling of the product, please refer to the material safety data sheet (MSDS) which is available on request.