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IUPAC name:
Asphalt

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EC number:
232-490-9
EC name:
Asphalt
CAS number:
8052-42-4
Description:
A very complex combination of high molecular weight organic compounds containing a relatively high proportion of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25 with high carbon-to-hydrogen ratios. It also contains small amounts of various metals such as nickel, iron, or vanadium. It is obtained as the non-volatile residue from distillation of crude oil or by separation as the raffinate from a residual oil in a deasphalting or decarbonization process.
CAS number:
8052-42-4

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