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Acetaldehyde

  1. Marc Eckert1,
  2. Gerald Fleischmann1,
  3. Reinhard Jira1,
  4. Hermann M. Bolt2,
  5. Klaus Golka2

Published Online: 15 DEC 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a01_031.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Eckert, M., Fleischmann, G., Jira, R., Bolt, H. M. and Golka, K. 2006. Acetaldehyde. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wacker Chemie AG, Werk Burghausen, Germany

  2. 2

    Institut für Arbeitsphysiologie an der Universität Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2006

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Physical Properties
3.Chemical Properties and Uses
3.1.Addition Reactions
3.2.Derivatives of Aldol Addition
3.3.Reaction with Nitrogen Compounds
3.4.Oxidation
3.5.Reduction
3.6.Miscellaneous Reactions
3.7.Consumption
4.Production
4.1.Production from Ethanol
4.2.Production from Acetylene
4.3.Production from Ethylene
4.3.1.Direct Oxidation of Ethylene
4.3.2.Acetaldehyde as Byproduct
4.3.3.Isomerization of Ethylene Oxide
4.4.Production from C1 Sources
4.5.Production from Hydrocarbons
5.Quality and Analysis
6.Storage and Transportation
6.1.Storage
6.2.Transportation
6.3.Other Regulations
7.Economic Aspects
8.Polymers of Acetaldehyde
8.1.Paraldehyde
8.2.Metaldehyde
8.3.Polyacetaldehyde
9.Toxicology and Occupational Health