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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

News Acetone

  • Dow announces divestiture of its Acetone Derivatives business

    Dow announced that it has reached an agreement for the divestiture of its Acetone Derivatives business to ALTIVIA Ketones & Additives, LLC, an affiliate of ALTIVIA, a privately held producer of chemicals headquartered in Houston, Texas. “This divestiture illustrates Dow’s disciplined approach to por more

  • '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

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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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