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Transcript of Aniline Production
To model the production of aniline and nitrobenzene.
To meet or exceed the current yields of Aniline in existing production facilities.
Aniline is considered a human carcinogen
Severely irritating to mucous membranes and affects the eyes, skin, and upper respiratory tract in humans
It decreases the hemoglobin levels and increases methemoglobin.
May cause euphoria and headache
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Environmental Health and Safety
Price of Aniline
1.37-1.44 USD per kg in 2007
1.99 USD per kg in 2010
$1/tonne increase in benzene is roughly a $0.73/tonne increase in Aniline cost
MDI Production (which is used to manufacture polyurethane foams for insulation, adhesives, etc.)
Pharmaceutical Production, Dyes, Pigments, Rubber Processing, and Specialty Organic Chemicals
DuPont (250 k tonnes/yr)
Bayer (180 k tonnes/yr)
BASF (430 k tonnes/yr)
CHBE 454 - Design Project Group 9:
ICIS. (2008, January 7). Chemical Profile: Aniline. Retrieved September 19, 2014, from http://www.icis.com/resources/news/2008/01/07/9089893/chemical-profile-aniline/
EPA. (2013, October 18). Aniline. Retrieved September 19, 2014, from http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/hlthef/aniline.html
National Library of Medicine. (September 2007). Mechanistic study on aniline-induced erythrocyte toxicity. Retrieved September 19, 2014, from http://search.proquest.com.ezproxy.library.ubc.ca/docview/68345184?pq-origsite=summon
Gas Phase - Fixed or Fluidized Bed
Aniline was first isolated by destructive distillation of indigo
Developments in Medicine
Emerged as an analgesic drug
1940s and early 1950s, aniline was used with nitric acid