isocyanate


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i·so·cy·a·nate

(ī'sō-sī'ă-nāt),
The radical -N=C=O from isocyanic acid.

isocyanate

(ī′sō-sī′ə-nāt′, -nət)
n.
1. A chemical group, NCO.
2. A salt, ester, or anion of isocyanic acid.
3. Any of various compounds that contain an isocyanate group, NCO. Isocyanates are used mainly in production of polyurethane and can cause respiratory disorders, especially asthma, if inhaled.
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Methyl isocyanate contains carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen atoms in the chemical configuration CH3NCO.
The materials with low 1,4-butandiol content have long ester chains whereas those with high butandiol contents will contain several isocyanate groups clustered into a block structure, reflected in the original Mooney plots Fig.
Keywords: Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia Eosinophilia Isocyanates.
This study sets out to assess the hazard to personnel exposed to isocyanates during brush/roller painting with isocyanate paints by the following means (Fig.
DATA SYNTHESIS: Isocyanate production and use continues to increase as the polyurethane industry expands.
The new product, Karenz BEI, has one isocyanate group and two acrylic groups in one molecule, ensuring higher photo-setting speed.
We witnessed violent expansion of feedstock capacity in isocyanate and polyol markets.
Two teams of astronomers have harnessed the power of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile to detect the prebiotic complex organic molecule methyl isocyanate [1] in the multiple star system IRAS 16293-2422.
In the concerted mechanism, the addition of alcohol is carried out across the N=C bond of isocyanate and immediately results in the product (Scheme la).
Isocyanates are essential raw materials for the production of FPF products.
Polyurethane foam technology consists on foam building by reacting two chemicals, isocyanate and polyol, in the presence of other additives such as blowing agents, catalysts, and fire retardants.