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Methanol R ?

  1. May 19, 2007 #1
    Hi all,

    Please explain to me what methanol R is. What is the difference of methanol R and methanol?.

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  3. May 21, 2007 #2


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    The nomenclature is non-standard. It could mean reagent grade methanol.
  4. May 21, 2007 #3
    Thanks chemisttree.
    I also have found that the R indicates reagent grade chemicals which can be used in analytical purposes.
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