limiting reactant


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limiting reactant

The substance with the lowest concentration in a chemical reaction. Its amount determines the amount of product made from that reaction.
See also: reactant
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Due to practical difficulty in handling toluene nitration at very low toluene fractions, the catalyst performance is evaluated at two volume fractions A and B (Figure 3) at which the conversion level of limiting reactant is same in a batch nitration.
The nitric acid, which is the limiting reactant, is fed continuously by using a syringe pump.
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