LG CHEM - Poland Products

Phenol



Structure & Characteristics

C6H5OH. Phenol is a white crystalline solid with a distinct smell

Manufacturing Method

Through the application of the cumene process, We produce isopropyl benzene(cumene) from benzene and propylene, which is oxidized with air to form cumenehydro-peroxide and then is decomposed to yield phenol and acetone using homogeneous acid catalyst.

Cumenu Plant

Phenol / Acetone Plant

Main Derivatives

Raw material of phenolic resins, dye stuffs, synthetic fibers, herbicides, photo material, aromatic essences, etc. Moreover, it is also used as disinfectants and sterilizers. We also use phenol as the base material for our BPA.