Asked Nov 20, 2019

Industiral Chemistry

Both Tetraethyl lead and methyl-t-butyl ether have been removed from or in the process of being removed from the gasoline additive industry. Explain why each of these compounds were used so highly, and why each is considered dangerous.


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TEL is a petro-fuel additive.  TEL was extensively used as a gasoline additive.   It served as an effective antiknock agent and prevented e...

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