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Industrial Process for Diborane and Diazomethane

4:57 AM MDT | June 3, 2008 |

Alex Scott

Fine chemicals firm Novasep (Pompey, France) says it has developed a novel low cost process for the low risk, industrial-scale production of the highly reactive materials diborane and diazomethane, which are used in active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). The new process is safer and enables a significant reduction of raw materials including solvents, compared with standard technology, the company says.   Diborane and diazomethane are highly explosive. Diazomethane explodes violently above a specific concentration limit and its ignition can be triggered by...

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