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2013-10-17 23:31:40

Multiceras, the leading wax company in Mexico developed a groundbreaking process to extract Candelilla wax using citric acid. Monterrey, Nuevo León (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Multiceras, S.A. de C.V., a Mexican wax production and distribution company, has developed a groundbreaking process to extract wax from the leaves of the Candelilla plant using citric acid instead of sulfuric acid. “For the past 105 years, candelilla wax has been extracted using a harsh sulfuric acid,” says...

Atmospheric Compound Linked To Climate Change, Human Health
2012-08-09 05:34:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers has discovered a surprising new chemical compound in Earth's atmosphere that reacts with sulfur dioxide to form sulfuric acid, which is known to have significant impacts on climate and health. The team, led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Helsinki, found that the new compound, a type of carbonyl oxide, is formed from the reaction of ozone with alkenes. Alkenes are a...

2009-12-02 09:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, analyzes the Chinese sulfuric acid market. In November, the Chinese price of sulfuric acid as a whole experienced an upward trend. Now, 98% of sulfuric acid prices are 300 RMB/ton, increasing about 9.9% over October. The sulfuric acid market trends differ between North and South China. The overall rise in price in the North relies mainly on...

2008-10-30 15:00:30

Peter Mordaunt, Chairman and CEO of Stingray Copper Inc. ("Stingray")(TSX: SRY)(TSX: SRY.WT) reports that the Corporation has received independent cost estimate proposals for the construction of a commercial acid plant capable of producing sulfuric acid, a necessary operating requirement at the El Pilar oxide copper project located in Sonora, Mexico. In the metallurgical process being studied for the El Pilar project, sulfuric acid is used to leach the copper from the mined copper bearing...

2008-10-13 09:00:37

The Associated Press PETROLIA, Pa. About 2,500 people who fled when a corrosive liquid overflowed from a tank at a chemical plant and evaporated were allowed to return home Sunday after authorities determined that no toxins remained in the air. A material called oleum, similar to sulfuric acid, leaked from a tank at the Indspec Chemical Corp. plant Saturday and evaporated into a toxic cloud, plant manager Dave Dorko said. All 30 employees of the plant in Petrolia, about 40 miles...

2008-10-12 12:00:17

Thousands of western Pennsylvania residents returned home Sunday after a dangerous chemical was released from a nearby industrial facility, officials said. Three people were hospitalized and 2,500 residents of Karns City and Petrolia, Pa., about 60 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, were evacuated Saturday when a low-lying cloud containing the chemical oleum, similar to sulfuric acid, escaped from the Indspec Chemical Corp. plant in Petrolia, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. After...

2008-10-12 12:00:11

PETROLIA, Pa. (AP) -- A corrosive liquid overflowed from a tank at a chemical plant in western Pennsylvania on Saturday, evaporating into a toxic cloud that snaked along the ground and forced about 2,500 to flee. At least three residents were believed to be injured. A material called oleum, similar to sulfuric acid, leaked from a tank at the Indspec Chemical Corp. plant in Petrolia, said plant manager Dave Dorko. Authorities were concerned about the potential for respiratory damage and...


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