acetic anhydride


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acetic anhydride

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless pungent liquid used in the manufacture of cellulose and vinyl acetates for synthetic fabrics. Formula: (CH3CO)2O

ace′tic anhy′dride


n.
a colorless, pungent liquid, C4H6O3, the anhydride of acetic acid: used chiefly as a reagent and in the production of plastics, film, and fabrics derived from cellulose.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.acetic anhydride - a compound that is needed in order to refine opium into heroinacetic anhydride - a compound that is needed in order to refine opium into heroin
anhydride - a compound formed from one or more other compounds in a reaction resulting in removal of water
Translations
AcetanhydridEssigsäureanhydrid
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The INCB report says that the amount of acetic anhydride reported seized in Pakistan in 2016 was the largest ever reported by the Pakistani authorities, and nearly eight times higher than in 2015.
The objectives of the operation include practical implementation of anti-trafficking techniques specifically those aimed at precursors, effective use of specialized equipment/techniques for tests as highlighted in standard operating procedures by the concerned authorities, mapping of licit trade in the designated substances, streamlining and improvement of intelligence sharing on seizures of chemicals, establishing risk indicators by stopping shipments and risk profiling of the Acetic Anhydride, Acetyl Chloride, Acetic Acid and Ammonium Chloride.
The objectives of the operation include practical implementation of anti-trafficking techniques specifically those aimed at precursors, effective use of specialized equipment / techniques for tests as highlighted in standard operating procedures by the concerned authorities, mapping of licit trade in the designated substances, streamlining and improvement of intelligence sharing on seizures of chemicals, establishing establish risk indicators by stopping shipments and risk profiling of the Acetic Anhydride, Acetyl Chloride, Acetic Acid and Ammonium Chloride.
Acetic anhydride is a highly sensitive dual-use chemical which is the main ingredient for manufacturing highly-explosive devices as well as for preparing narcotics substances, especially heroin.
The seizure of huge quantity of Acetic Anhydride is unprecedented in Collectorate's history and it shows the commitment and resolve of the Pakistan Customs to safeguard society from pilferage of dangerous contrabands.
According to details, the acetic anhydride, a main ingredient for preparing narcotics substance as well as use in making highly explosives by the terrorist outfits was shipped from Poland for Peshawar based importer.
Drug trafficking organizations continue to channel acetic anhydride to illicit producers through diversion, or smuggling.
For Europe, VAM will increase by EUR100/MT, Acetic Acid by EUR50/MT and Acetic Anhydride by EUR60/MT, the company concluded.
The esterification reactions were performed by preparing a reaction mixture of acetic anhydride and clove essential oil (eugenol content of 85.
Asia-Pacific is the leading demand generator for methanol, methyl acetate, ethylene, propylene, oxo chemicals, acetic anhydride, acetic acid and di-methyl ether due to their increasing utilization in manufacturing processes of various industries, which in turn, is expected to augment demand for pet coke in the region as it is emerging as a potential substitute for naphtha and natural gas in the production of a variety of commodity chemicals.
Acetic Anhydride industry market dynamics in Spain from 2005 to 2019, consisting of market size, demand and production outlook, demand by end-use sector, and average prices
In line of the outlined strategies and continuation of our research program directed to the straightforward preparation of 1,2-diacetates from epoxides [15-17], herein, we wish to introduce boric acid, B(OH)3, in acetic anhydride as an easily available and efficient promoter system for the titled transformation (Scheme 1).