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Reactive Chemistry in the CPI

| By Sonny Sachdeva, Delphine Laboureur, Zhe Han, Sunder Janardanan, Wen Zhu, Sam Mannan Mary K. O’Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M

Reactive chemicals and intermediates are used extensively in the chemical process industries (CPI). Hazardous chemical reactivity can be defined as “any chemical reaction with the potential to exhibit rates of increase in temperature and/or pressure…