Cadox D-50

Product Line Organic peroxides

Cadox D-50 is a general purpose MEKP.

  • Brand

  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

  • Physical form

  • Regional availability

    North America
  • Chemical name

    Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide
  • Molecular drawing

    Organic peroxide
  • Applications

    Cadox D-50 is an ideal multipurpose catalyst for the room temperature cure of gel coats and promoted unsaturated polyester resins. Cadox D-50 has a low hydrogen peroxide content, which reduces gel coat porosity and provides improved curing of vinyl ester resins. Cadox D-50 also has a high MEKP monomer content which provides reduced cure times in some resin systems.  Additional end-use information is available in various application sheets or directly from your Nouryon representative.

Market Segments

Thermoset composites

Detailed description

Cadox D-50 is a multipurpose catalyst used for curing gel coats and promoted unsaturated polyester resins at room temperature. Low-hydrogen peroxide content reduces gel-coat porosity and provides improved curing of vinylester resins.


  • Curing agent


  • Gelcoats,
  • Centrifugal casting,
  • Continuous Laminating,
  • Resin Transfer Molding,
  • Spray fillers,
  • Hand lay-up & spray-up
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