acetic anhydride

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a compound that is needed in order to refine opium into heroin

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7 metric tons of acetic anhydride, a major component of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and also used in illicit manufacturing of heroin.
The INCB Precursor Task Force is currently focusing on legitimate domestic trade and end-use of acetic anhydride.
To evaluate the toxicity of both clove essential oil and eugenyl acetate against, Artemia salina, after esterification, the reaction mixture was submitted to vacuum microdistillation, to remove any residue of acetic acid and acetic anhydride from the final sample, avoiding, in this way, an incorrect interpretation of the results.
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5-2 mmol) were added to a solution of epoxide (1 mmol) in acetic anhydride (1 mL).
In one example, vanillin is extracted from lignin and condensed with acetic anhydride to form acetylferulic acid, and reduced to acetyldihydroferulic acid with hydrogen.
Both companies operates a plant for a production of Acetic Acid and Acetic Anhydride and Vinyl Acetate Monomer, the plants located in Jubail Industrial City.
The inspection detected and removed a black sports bag with an inner content in the form of 8 parcels wrapped in yellow tape with a beige powder with a characteristic odor of acetic anhydride.
5 litre acetic anhydride, 3 kg heroin and 25 kg charas, arresting 11 drug smugglers and also seized two vehicles from their possession.
It is used as a raw material for the manufacturing of solvents, formaldehyde, methyl halide, methyl amine, acetic acid, ethyl alcohol, acetic anhydride, DME and MTBE (methyl tertiary-butyl ether).
656 kg of marijuana, 25 kg of amphetamines, 150 g of opium, 1 ton of cannabis seeds, 25 kg of acetic anhydride (which is use to synthesize heroin), and 4,066 kg of materials used in manufacturing narcotic pills, in addition to a small amount of cocaine.
Acetic anhydride N-bromosuccinimide (NBS) NaCl MgCl2 Na2SO4 CaCl2 acetone and ethanol all of analytical grade were obtained from Merck.
Established in 1999, Sipchem manufactures and markets methanol, butanediol, tetrahydrofuran, acetic acid, acetic anhydride and vinyl acetate monomer as well as carbon monoxide through its various affiliates.
SipChem manufactures and markets methanol, butanediol, tetrahydrofuran, acetic acid, acetic anhydride, vinyl acetate monomer, as well as carbon monoxide through its various affiliates.
Acetylation induces ester bonds between acetic anhydride (AA) and hydroxyl groups, creating stable acetyl groups which are resistant to water (Rowell et al, 1982).