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Honeywell Specialty Chemicals Seelze GmbH, Germany

Honeywell´s expertise in research chemicals is built on the tradition of the Riedel-de Haen AG. Modern puritfication and highest quality are part of our growing product portfolio. Today, you can purchase our products globally under the brand Burdick & Jackson (B&J). more

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  • Promising biobased alternatives to polar aprotic solvents

    A report from Wageningen Food & Biobased Research commissioned by RIVM (the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment) has revealed a number of promising biobased alternatives to the controversial polar aprotic solvents NMP, DMAc and DMF. Wageningen Food & Biobased Research carr more

  • Cool combination produces easier carbon bonds

    By combining two century-old techniques in organic chemistry, Syuzanna Harutyunyan is able to make organic compounds with greater ease and precision. Such compounds are important for drug discovery and development. Almost 90 percent of known active pharmaceutical ingredients contain one or more 'het more

  • Pure industrial chemicals by gasifying lignocellulosic biomass

    VTT has demonstrated that lignocellulosic biomass can be successfully converted into pure BTX chemicals: benzene, toluene and xylene. The aim of this research is to enable the use of wood-based chemicals to replace crude oil in, for example, plastics, fuels, medicine and paints. Demand has grown rap more

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  • Calculating VOCs: Not all Low-VOCs Are Considered Equal

    Like most coatings, paints, and maintenance products, water repellents are expected to comply with increasingly stringent regulations of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC), which are any volatile carbon compounds that engage in atmospheric photochemica more

Infographics Toluene

The Chemicals Behind the ‘New Car Smell’

This graphic comes off the back of a number of requests for it to be added to the ‘Aroma Chemistry’ series. The characteristic ‘new car smell’, as with the majority of entries in this series, can’t be pinned down to just one compound – rather, it’s a complex mixture of chemicals that, combined, give more

What Causes the Smell of New & Old Books?

Everyone’s familiar with the smell of old books, the weirdly intoxicating scent that haunts libraries and second-hand book stores. Similarly, who doesn’t enjoy riffling through the pages of a newly purchased book and breathing in the crisp aroma of new paper and freshly printed ink? As with all arom more

Benzene Derivatives in Organic Chemistry

Benzene is a hugely important compound in organic chemistry. It consists of six carbon atoms joined together in a ring, with a hydrogen atom bonded to each carbon; by replacing one or more of these hydrogens with a functional group, a large number of different compounds can be formed. This graphic l more

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Definition

Toluene

Toluene Toluene, also known as methylbenzene or phenylmethane, is a clear, water -insoluble liquid with the typical smell of paint thinner s, redolent of the sweet smell of the related compound benzene . It is an aromatic hydrocarbon that is w ... more

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