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First order safety insights on furanic platform chemicals and their side streams

Abstract : Furanic platform chemicals have recently gained renewed attention due to their production capability from bio-based sources including lignocellulosic residues, the reuse of which is highly encouraged by the promotion of a circular economy. Apart from lignins, humins, another side-stream residue generated during the acid-catalysed dehydration of C6 and C5 sugars to produce furanic monomers, is currently receiving attention as a renewable carbon source. Plenty of efforts are seen towards application development for these furanics-based chemicals and materials. Nevertheless, safety oriented data or information on these materials is scarce and this may hinder the market for new products made out of these chemicals/materials. To compliment this, the current study specifically focuses on the fire risk assessment of humins and many other furanic compounds of commercial interest. The study aims at generating safety-oriented data which may assist the user to understand the anticipated risk profiles for making a fair decision on their selection for the desired application.
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Anitha Muralidhara, Gerard van Klink, Christophe Len, Guy Marlair. First order safety insights on furanic platform chemicals and their side streams. 16. International Symposium on Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in the Process Industry, Jun 2019, Delft, Netherlands. ⟨ineris-03237731⟩



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