pseudocumene


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pseudocumene

[¦sü·dō′kyü·mēn]
(organic chemistry)
C9H12 Water-insoluble, hydrocarbon liquid, boiling at 168°C; soluble in alcohol, benzene, and ether; used to manufacture perfumes and dyes, and as a catgut sterilant. Also known as pseudocumol; uns-trimethylbenzene.
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Indeed, some processes to produce MXDA were disclosed using m-xylene, pseudocumene, mesitylene, ethylbenzene, methylpyridine, benzonitrile, m-tolunitrile, isopropanol, MXDA and cyanopyridine (Kurek, 1984; Nakamura et al.
This facility is located in the 290,000-barrel-per-day Corpus Christi refining complex and produces about 4 billion pounds of commodity chemicals annually, including pseudocumene, as well as other chemicals such as orthoxylene, metaxylene, paraxylene, benzene, cumene and toluene.
Flint Hills Resources currently produces about 4 billion pounds of commodity chemicals annually, including pseudocumene, as well as other chemicals such as orthoxylene, metaxylene, paraxylene, benzene, cumene and toluene.