TITLE

Glacial acrylic acid

AUTHOR(S)
Burridge, Elaine
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;12/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 47, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a profile of glacial acrylic acid (AA). Glacial AA can be polymerized or modified to complex molecular arrangements. Cross-linked polymers are used in nappies, 44.8%, adult incontinence, 5.2%, feminine hygiene, 2.2%, and in horticulture, landscaping, soil conditioning, cables, drilling fluids and transportation, 2.3%. Homo-, co- and ter-polymers are used in detergents, 8.2%, specialty esters, 8%, coatings, 7.7%, water treatment, 4%, clay, calcium carbonate, etc.
ACCESSION #
23578736

 

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