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MEK

Abbreviation for:
MAP (mitogen-activated protein) kinase kinase
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(6) Shell Chemicals, Methyl Ethyl Ketone Data Sheet, http://www.shellchemicals.com/chemicals/pdf/solvents/ chemical/ketones/mek_eu_26.pdf?section=our_products.
The initial charge of the reactor consisted of 0.75 mol of peroxide and 3.0 mol of methyl ethyl ketone. The catalyst concentration was maintained at 2.0 mol/mol of peroxide.
Childhood exposure to chlorinated solvents, spray paints, dyes, and methyl ethyl ketone increases a child's chances of developing leukemia.
The reaction of sodium nitrite and ethyl acetoacetate in acetic acid and also the reaction of ethyl nitrite and methyl ethyl ketone in hydrochloric acid are among these reactions.
Among these 22 malodorous compounds, 50% belong to VOC (toluene, styrene, m,p,o-xylenes, methyl isobutyl ketone, and ethyl acetate) and carbonyl compounds (acetaldehyde, propanal, n-butanal, n-valeraldehyde, i-valeraldehyde, and methyl ethyl ketone).
Contaminants found at the sites include acetone, arsenic, benzene, cadmium, chromium, copper, dichloroethene (DCE), hexavalent chromium, lead, mercury, methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), tetrachloroethylene (PCE), pentachlorophenol (PCP), trichloroethane (TCA), trichloroethylene (TCE), xylene and zinc.
The rating also takes into account the company's weak competitive position in the methyl ethyl ketone and secondary butyl alcohol market even though it is the only manufacturer in India, due to the relatively small capacities.
According to Mark Hill, assistant director of INX Research and Development and vice president, Liquid Technology, "INX's global parent, Sakata INX, developed a new proprietary resin system that does not require MEK (methyl ethyl ketone) or toluene." The result is a MEK/toluene-free ink that, the company says, prints as well as traditional MEK/toluene formulations.
"INX' global parent, Sakata INX developed a new, proprietary resin system that does not require MEK (methyl ethyl ketone) or toluene.
Methyl ethyl ketone was supplied by Nice Chemicals, Cochin, India.