isocyanate


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isocyanate

[¦ī·sō′sī·ə‚nāt]
(organic chemistry)
One of a group of neutral derivatives of primary amines; its formula is R‒N=C=O, where R may be an alkyl or aryl group; an example is 2,4-toluene diisocyanate.
Any compound containing the isocyanato functional group.
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Our laboratory experiments show that methyl isocyanate can indeed be produced on icy particles under very cold conditions that are similar to those in interstellar space This implies that this molecule -- and thus the basis for peptide bonds -- is indeed likely to be present near most new young solar-type stars.
Occupational eosinophilic bronchitis in a foundry worker exposed to isocyanate and a baker exposed to flour.
14-16) These recommendations may not address the potential effects of elevated ambient and substrate temperatures on airborne isocyanate concentrations.
Both contain isocyanates that can cause irritation of the skin and mucous membranes, chest tightness and difficulty breathing.
Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and Google databases using the keywords "isocyanate," "asthma," "skin," "sensitization," and other synonymous terms, and our own extensive collection of isocyanate publications.
SDK is providing the Karenz-series of isocyanate monomer products to meet sophisticated customer requirements.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- ALMA observed stars like the Sun at a very early stage in their formation and found traces of methyl isocyanate -- a chemical building block of life.
They reacted isocyanate with n-butanol, s-butanol, and i-butanol, respectively and measured the heats of reaction using a differential microcalorimeter of the Tian-Calvet type.
The flexible polyurethane foam-making reaction is extremely efficient in consuming available isocyanate components during processing.