aromatic hydrocarbon

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hydrocarbon

 [hi″dro-kahr´bon]
an organic compound that contains carbon and hydrogen only.
alicyclic hydrocarbon one that has cyclic structure and aliphatic properties.
aliphatic hydrocarbon one in which no carbon atoms are joined to form a ring.
aromatic hydrocarbon one that has cyclic structure and a closed conjugated system of double bonds.
chlorinated hydrocarbon any hydrocarbon compound with chlorine substitutions; many are toxic. They are used mainly as refrigerants, industrial solvents, dry cleaning fluids, and insecticides (such as ddt and dieldrin). Some have been used as anesthetics, such as chloroform.

aromatic hydrocarbon

A hydrocarbon in which the carbon atoms are in a ring, or cyclic, configuration.
See also: hydrocarbon
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In such situations, solid fuel burning is incomplete and generates substantial emissions of many health-damaging pollutants, including respirable particulates, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, benzene, formaldehyde, 1,3 butadiene, and polyaromatic compounds such as benzo(a)pyrene.
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The cleanup will seek the removal of oil, tars as well as a variety of volatile organic compounds and polyaromatic hydrocarbons that were waste products from a 19th century manufactured gas facility that was operated until 1947.
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More polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) were observed in the pyrolysis oil of the Japanese cedar sample at 500[degrees] C with the three kinds of catalyst.
The elution of polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) was tested on the alkali metal modified silica as solid stationary phase and its separation was given in Table 6 and shown in Figure 5.
The present study aims to prepare and evaluate the previously mentioned homopolymers and copolymers of polyaromatic amines, polyheterocyclic compounds as antioxidants for SBR vulcanizates, and the role of chemical structure on their efficiencies.
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In the case of the EQS, new priority substances are also added to an annex and standards for certain existing priority substances are changed (anthracene, brominated diphenyl ethers, fluoranthene, lead and its compounds, naphthalene, nickel and its compounds and polyaromatic hydrocarbons).