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Oxidation/Decomposition of Chewing Gum Blots

  1. Jun 2, 2014 #1
    Why is the oxidation/decomposition of chewing gum blots stuck on pavements such a slow affair? Why do these blots persist for such a very very long time before being weathered away? What molecular components give chewing gum this great chemical stability?

    Last edited: Jun 2, 2014
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