Friday, August 2, 2013

Isn't this how it always works?

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  1. Should be labeled Meth Lab grade.

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    1. It's the official font of chemical bogosity.

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  3. We once bought a chemical packed somewhere in Europe and I kid you not CoA was signed by Dr. Van Look.

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  4. Reminds me when I would get bottles of tetracene from TCI, they would always claim >95% purity, but by NMR I could clearly see 15-20% 5,12-dihydrotetracene. Thankfully you could wash it out with acetone, but still...

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    1. TCI can be cavalier with their purity specs. I had bought (if I remember correctly) n-dodecyloxirane 98%+ from them that had actualy >10% of assorted isomers. Looks like their alpha olefin from which they made the stuff had some little branches in it - which they must have known full well but did not bother to disclose it to the customers

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