mercaptans


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mercaptans

organic mercurial compounds, used as fungicides on plants and animals. See captan.
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However, the details of the mechanism of the formation of mercaptans are currently unknown.
The first documented instance of gas odorization brings us back to Germany in 1880, when a scientist named Von Quaglio added ethyl mercaptan to give water gas a distinguishable smell.
By agreement with gas transportation companies, CO2 content may reach +2%, mercaptans 1.
And finally, just to make life really complicated, Chatonnet points out that some mercaptans actually smell rather attractive, mimicking, for example passion fruit, grapefruit and lemon rind, and some grape varieties are naturally high in them.
Plus l'alimentation est riche en soufre, plus les quantites de sulfure d'hydrogene et de mercaptans produits pas les bacteries de l'intestin seront abondantes, et plus les pets pueront.
The processing of this liquid is necessary because it has a high content of sulphurous mercaptans.
Although sulphur is present in many forms in oil, mercaptans are most objectionable due to their obnoxious odour and corrosive action.
Chemicals based on the light fraction of natural mercaptans.
According to AES General Manager Jerry Davis, Vulchur removes hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and mercaptans from wastewater systems two elements that cause serious odor, safety and equipment maintenance issues.
because the Department believes that there is a link between these fines placed with MSW and the production of high amounts of hydrogen sulfide, mercaptans and other reduced sulfur compounds.
The application of these specialty chemicals has the potential to reduce time needed to purge vessels prior to entry and the more environmentally significant capability to scavenge such odorous gases as hydrogen sulfide and mercaptans.
They and their partners lift their share of the condensates which, however, contain mercaptans.