August 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;8/20/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 7, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the topics discussed in the August 16, 1882 issue and the August 16, 1982 issue of the journal. In the 1882 issue, the effect of a change of barometrical pressure on the flashing point of refined petroleum was discussed. It was stated that for each inch of diminished pressure, the flashing point is lowered two degrees. The 1982 issue discussed how the use of phenacetin in pain relief medications was banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration due to side effects.


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