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Record 1 2011-08-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Drugs and Drug Addiction
  • Medication
Universal entry(ies)
C6H12O3
formula, see observation
123-63-7
CAS number
DEF

A cyclic polymer (trimer), derived from the action of hydrochloric or sulfuric acid upon acetaldehyde; colorless liquid, disagreeable taste, agreeable odor, a depressant drug which may be addictive.

OBS

This compound is used as a substitute for acetaldehyde, rubber accelerators, rubber antioxidants, synthetic organic chemicals, dyestuff intermediates, solvent for fats, oils, waxes, gums, resins, leather, solvent mixtures for cellulose derivatives, sedative (hypnotic).

OBS

Chemical formula: C6H12O3

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Drogues et toxicomanie
  • Médicaments
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
C6H12O3
formula, see observation
123-63-7
CAS number
DEF

Dénomination courante du mélange des triméthyl-2,4,6 trioxannes-1,3,5 stéréo-isomères [...] obtenus par trimérisation de l'acétaldéhyde.

OBS

Formule chimique : C6H12O3

Spanish

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