fatty nitrile

fatty nitrile

[′fad·ē ′nī‚trəl]
(organic chemistry)
RCN An ester of hydrogen cyanide derived from fatty acid; used in lube oil additives and plasticizers, and as a chemical intermediate.
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Dr Ken McDonald, senior counsellor to the European Association of Fatty Acid Producers (APAG) representing European producers of fatty acids, glycerine, alcohols, metallic soaps and fatty nitriles and their derivatives, and fatty esters, said: "It's a relatively low hazard sector which is also data-rich and many products in the sector have applications in food and pharmaceuticals which are already well regulated in the EU.