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Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

pp 395-395

Iodine Number

  • Jan W. GoochAffiliated with

n (Value) A number expressing the percentage (i.e., grams per 100 g) of iodine absorbed by a substance. It is a measure of the proportion of unsaturated linkages present and is usually determined in the analysis of oils and fats. See Iodine Value.

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