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Honeywell Specialty Chemicals Seelze GmbH, Germany

Honeywell Research Chemicals’ history in the industry dates back more than 200 years to when Chemist Johann Daniel Riedel started production of pharmaceuticals in Berlin. Today, Riedel-de Haën™, Fluka™, Hydranal™, Chromasolv™, TraceSELECT™ and many other world leading brands are now part of the Hone more

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Toxic Compounds in Your Lab Air?

When filling a waste bottle or waste canister, volatile organic compounds are forced out of the vessel more

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  • 'Flipped' metal oxide cage can sort CO2 from CO

    How do you separate carbon dioxide from carbon monoxide? One way, showcased by a new study from Kanazawa University, is to use a bowl of vanadium. More precisely, a hollow, spherical cluster of vanadate molecules can discriminate between CO and CO2, allowing potential uses in CO2 storage and capture more

  • Customized catalysts to boost product yields, decrease separation costs

    For some crystalline catalysts, what you see on the surface is not always what you get in the bulk, according to two studies led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The investigators discovered that treating a complex oxide crystal with either heat or chemicals caused differ more

  • New method enlists electricity for easier, cheaper, greener chemistry

    Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a new and better way to achieve a chemical reaction that is used widely in the pharmaceutical as well as flavor and fragrance industries. Traditional methods of "allylic oxidation" typically employ toxic and/or expensive reagents such as more

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Acetone Dissolves Styrofoam Into Goo

Have you ever seen a foam cup appear to melt away in acetone? Foam cups, bowls and containers are made of a lightweight but strong material – expanded polystyrene. How then does acetone reduce this substance to a blob of goo? In this week’s video, we team up with chemistry professor Matt Harting ... more

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Definition

Acetone

Acetone Acetone (also known as propanone, dimethyl ketone, 2-propanone, propan-2-one and β-ketopropane) is a colorless, mobile, flammable liquid. It is the simplest example of the ketone s. Acetone is miscible with water , ethanol , ether , et ... more

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