dinitrotoluene


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dinitrotoluene

/di·ni·tro·tolu·ene/ (-tol´u-ēn) any of three highly toxic, possibly carcinogenic isomers used in organic synthesis and the manufacture of dyes and explosives.
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By agreement dated 1 June 2007, the Company entered into a settlement with a customer to resolve a dispute related to a dinitrotoluene (DNT) supply agreement.
On the basis of a combination of DNA molecules that respond to a smell, scientists can tell an explosive like dinitrotoluene, a precursor to TNT, from alcohol.
NYSE: APD) has brought on stream a new 500 million pound-per-year dinitrotoluene (DNT) production facility in Geismar, La.
ARCO Chemical will also be purchasing technology for the isocyanates and a dinitrotoluene (DNT) technology package.
April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products today announced that it completed the sale of its dinitrotoluene (DNT) production facility in Geismar, La.
The company is exploring the sale of its Amines and Polymers businesses, restructuring its Polyurethane Intermediates business, including plans to sell its dinitrotoluene (DNT) facility in Geismar, La.