Atmospheric Oxidation and Antioxidants - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444896155, 9780444597014

Atmospheric Oxidation and Antioxidants, Volume I

1st Edition

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eBook ISBN: 9780444597014
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 4th December 1992
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Table of Contents

1. Autoxidation and Antioxidants: Historical Perspective (G. Scott). The Ageing of Rubber. Hydroperoxides and the Autoxidation Chain Reaction. Antioxidants. Synergism. The Effect of the Reaction Environment upon Oxidation and Antioxidant Mechanisms. Biological Oxidation. The Present Position. 2. Autoxidation (S. Al-Malaika). Introduction. Mechanism and Kinetics of Autoxidation. Technological Effects of Oxidation. Other Techniques used for Oxidation Studies. 3. Initiators, Prooxidants and Sensitisers (G. Scott). Reactions of Oxygen. Peroxides. 4. Antioxidants: Chain-Breaking Mechanisms (G. Scott). The Chain-Breaking Donor Mechanism. Chain-Breaking Hydrogen (Electron) Acceptor Mechanism. Catalytic Antioxidants. 5. Antioxidants - Preventive Mechanisms (S. Al-Malaika). Catalytic Peroxidolytic Mechanisms and the Role of Sulphur-Containing Compounds. Stoichiometric Peroxidolytic Mechanisms (PD-S) and the Role of Phosphite Esters. Metal Ion Deactivation. Ultra-Violet Light Deactivation. Subject Index.


Volume I reviews current understanding of autoxidation, largely on the basis of the reactions of oxygen with characterised chemicals. From this flows the modern mechanism of antioxidant actions and their application in stabilisation technology.


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