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Fluorine

  1. George Shia

Published Online: 19 SEP 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471238961.0612211519080901.a01.pub2

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology

How to Cite

Shia, G. 2003. Fluorine. Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. .

Author Information

  1. Honeywell Specialty Chemicals

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 SEP 2003

Abstract

Fluorine, the most electronegative element and the strongest known oxidizer, is found in many products that touch our daily lives. the chemical and physical properties of this gas are reviewed. Manufacturing, major applications, and safe handling and use are also discussed.

Keywords:

  • fluorine;
  • production;
  • applications;
  • safety and handling;
  • electrochemical cells