Cadox D-50 Red

Product Line Organic peroxides

Cadox D-50 Red is a general purpose MEKP with red indicator.

  • Brand

  • Chemical family

    Organic peroxide
  • CAS number

  • Physical form

  • Regional availability

    Latin America, North America
  • Chemical name

    Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide
  • Molecular drawing

    Organic peroxide
  • Applications

    Cadox D-50 Red is a special purpose catalyst for the room temperature cure of promoted unsaturated polyester resins. Cadox D-50 Red has a low hydrogen peroxide content which provides improved curing of vinyl ester resins. Cadox D-50 Red also has a high MEKP monomer content which may provide reduced cure times in some resin systems.  Cadox D-50 Red offers all the advantages of a red MEKP. The series of products includes a red indicator system that is there to visualize hot & cold spots, shrinkage problems, mass effects, thermal effects of core materials and dead flow zones in applications like vacuum infusion.  

Market Segments

Thermoset composites

Detailed description

Cadox D-50 Red is a multipurpose catalyst (including a Red Indicator System) 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,
  • Coatings,
  • Continuous Laminating,
  • Resin Transfer Molding,
  • Polymer concrete,
  • Spray fillers,
  • Hand lay-up & spray-up
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