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2009-03-09 07:30:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntsman Performance Products, a division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN), today announced the commercial availability of its new specialty carbonate, JEFFSOL(R) Glycerine Carbonate. Manufactured by Huntsman using the glycerine co-product of bio-diesel, JEFFSOL Glycerine Carbonate is a bio-based specialty chemical useful as a reactive intermediate and as a solvent. It can be polymerized or reacted with isocyanates or acrylates for...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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