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DCPD Dicyclopentadiene by GCMS

  • Method GC
  • Repeatability N/A
  • Reproducibility N/A
  • Blending linear
  • Additive Correction No

Dcpd is coproduced during the steam cracking of naptha and gas oils. It is very pungent in odor and is not allowed to be used for finished gasoline. If this compound is present in gasoline in concentrations above 0.5% it is considered to be unmarketable as part of multiple gasoline specifications.

The method is performed using a gc mass spec to identify the compound.