The Asia-Pacific region has rapidly emerged as the largest global cumene market. The moderately developed Japanese market also accounts for a substantial share in the global cumene market in ... Read more
Cumene, also known as isopropylbenzene, is a colorless liquid, volatile in nature, and gasoline-like odor. It is a flammable organic compound and boils at around 152ºC. The compound is a natural component of crude oil and coal tar. It is also used as a blending component in gasoline. Friedel-Crafts alkylation process is used to manufacture cumene commercially.