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Title: Glycolic acid physical properties and impurities assessment

Abstract

This document has been revised to add analytical data for fresh, 1 year old, and 4 year old glycolic acid as recommended in Revision 2 of this document. This was needed to understand the concentration of formaldehyde and methoxyacetic acid, impurities present in the glycolic acid used in Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) experiments. Based on this information, the concentration of these impurities did not change during storage. These impurities were in the glycolic acid used in the testing included in this report and in subsequent testing using DuPont (now called Chemours) supplied Technical Grade 70 wt% glycolic acid. However, these impurities were not reported in the first two versions of this report. The Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) is planning to implement a nitric-glycolic acid flowsheets to increase attainment to meet closure commitment dates during Sludge Batch 9. In fiscal year 2009, SRNL was requested to determine the physical properties of formic and glycolic acid blends.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States). Savannah River National Lab. (SRNL)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1378491
Report Number(s):
SRNL-STI-2010-00314
TRN: US1801142
DOE Contract Number:
AC09-08SR22470
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; GLYCOLIC ACID; CONCENTRATION RATIO; IMPURITIES; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; DWPF; sludge; glycolic

Citation Formats

Lambert, D. P., Pickenheim, B. R., Hay, M. S., and BIBLER, N. E.. Glycolic acid physical properties and impurities assessment. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1378491.
Lambert, D. P., Pickenheim, B. R., Hay, M. S., & BIBLER, N. E.. Glycolic acid physical properties and impurities assessment. United States. doi:10.2172/1378491.
Lambert, D. P., Pickenheim, B. R., Hay, M. S., and BIBLER, N. E.. Wed . "Glycolic acid physical properties and impurities assessment". United States. doi:10.2172/1378491. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1378491.
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title = {Glycolic acid physical properties and impurities assessment},
author = {Lambert, D. P. and Pickenheim, B. R. and Hay, M. S. and BIBLER, N. E.},
abstractNote = {This document has been revised to add analytical data for fresh, 1 year old, and 4 year old glycolic acid as recommended in Revision 2 of this document. This was needed to understand the concentration of formaldehyde and methoxyacetic acid, impurities present in the glycolic acid used in Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) experiments. Based on this information, the concentration of these impurities did not change during storage. These impurities were in the glycolic acid used in the testing included in this report and in subsequent testing using DuPont (now called Chemours) supplied Technical Grade 70 wt% glycolic acid. However, these impurities were not reported in the first two versions of this report. The Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) is planning to implement a nitric-glycolic acid flowsheets to increase attainment to meet closure commitment dates during Sludge Batch 9. In fiscal year 2009, SRNL was requested to determine the physical properties of formic and glycolic acid blends.},
doi = {10.2172/1378491},
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place = {United States},
year = {Wed Aug 09 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Wed Aug 09 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
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