isocyanic acid


iso·​cyanic acid
: cyanic acid regarded as having the formula HNCO and usually prepared (as by the reaction of phosgene with the salt of a primary amine) in the form of esters of which some are used in making polyurethans and other resins, plastics, foams, and adhesives

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International Scientific Vocabulary is- + cyanic acid

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“Isocyanic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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