methanesulfonic acid


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methanesulfonic acid

[¦meth‚ān·səl′fän·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
CH3SO2OH A solid with a melting point of 20°C; used as a catalyst in polymerization, esterification, and alkylation reactions, and as a solvent. Also known as methysulfonic acid.
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After a construction time of nearly two years, BASF has now started up production in the plant extension used to manufacture methanesulfonic acid in Ludwigshafen.
The increasing intermolecular interactions lead to the formation of aggregation in the methanesulfonic acid (MSA) solution of poly(benzazole)s, which is detrimental to the photoluminescence quantum efficiency of the polymers.
high purity methanesulfonic acid that combines outstanding cleaning performance with an excellent ecotoxic profile and good material compatibility, - dye transfer inhibitors for low temperature washing which can be used in combination with optical effect products and which provide excellent results for bright colors and brilliant white, - a highly effective and readily biodegradable chelating agent that can be used as an alternative to phosphates in dishwashing detergents, - special surfactants for heavy dirt removal.