Hanus method

Ha·​nus method | \ ˈhänəs(h)-, -ˌnu̇sh- \

Definition of Hanus method

: a method for determining the iodine number of an oil or fat that consists in adding a mixture of iodine and bromine in glacial acetic acid and estimating the excess of unused halogen by titration with sodium thiosulfate

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after J. Hanuš

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“Hanus method.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hanus%20method. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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