From AkzoNobel Corrode the copper and its alloys. Reacts with aldehydes, acids and chlorinated hydrocarbons. Reacts with water under high heat (hydrate formation). Carbon dioxide is absorbed from the air. Basic Uses Intermediate for the synthesis of: - Cellulose chemicals and paper auxiliaries - Chemicals of synthetic rubber and rubber - Coatings - Plastics - Auxiliary for the recovery and processing of oil, coal and natural gas.