C8 monomers - Building blocks for your synthesis


Evonik is a leader in the production of industrially available cyclic C8 monomers and offers the four most important synthetic chemicals 1,5-cyclooctadiene (COD), cyclooctene (COE), cyclooctane (COAN), and 4-vinylcyclohex-1-ene (VCH).


We offer the world’s widest range of technically available cyclic C8 building blocks that are widely used in the areas of
  • coatings and plastics
  • fragrances
  • flavors
  • flame retardation
  • light protection
  • solvents, and as
  • chemical intermediates

Our range of C8 monomers

Our regular product range comprises
  • 1,5-Cyclooctadiene (COD)
  • Cyclooctene (COE)
  • Vinylcyclohexene (VCH), technical,> 98%; pure,> 99.8%
The following synthesis components are only available upon request in adequate minimum amount:
  • Cyclooctane (COAN)