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tetraacetylethylenediamine

Definitions

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  • n. An organic compound produced by acetylation of ethylenediamine, an important component of detergents and bleaches.

Etymologies

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tetra- +‎ acetyl +‎ ethylene +‎ diamine

Examples

  • Common chemical bleaches include household chlorine bleach, a solution of approximately 3 – 6% sodium hypochlorite (NaClO), and oxygen bleach, which contains hydrogen peroxide or a peroxide-releasing compound such as sodium perborate, sodium percarbonate, sodium persulfate, tetrasodium pyrophosphate, or urea peroxide together with catalysts and activators, e.g. tetraacetylethylenediamine and/or sodium nonanoyloxybenzenesulfonate.

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