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A white solid oligomer of formaldehyde, (CH2O)n, where n is at least 6, used as a disinfectant, fumigant, and fungicide.
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(ˌpærəfɔːˈmældɪˌhaɪd) or


(Elements & Compounds) a white amorphous solid polymeric form of formaldehyde: used as a convenient source of formaldehyde and as a fumigant. Formula: (CH2O)n, where n lies between 6 and 50
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(ˌpær ə fɔrˈmæl dəˌhaɪd, -fər-)

a white, crystalline polymer of formaldehyde, (HCOH)n, used chiefly as an antiseptic. Also called par′a•form` (-ˌfɔrm)
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Kolon Plastics and BASF have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture in Korea to manufacture polyoxymethylene (POM), an engineering plastic used in industrial, transportation, construction and consumer markets.
During the investment opportunities seminar, production of polyoxymethylene (POM), acetic acid, isocyanates (MDI), cold rolled products and ceramic tiles were discussed as five potential areas for investment.
Chapter 3 depicts the different plastic types individually: polyethylene (LDPE, LLDPE and HDPE), polypropylene (PP), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polystyrene (PS), expandable polystyrene (EPS), polyurethane (PUR), polyamide (PA), acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), polycarbonate (PC), polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), polyoxymethylene (POM), SAN & PBT, and bioplastics.