It was named " benzin " or " benzine " by Mitscherlich in 1833, but in the following year Liebig proposed " benzol " (the termination of being suggested by the Lat.
The word " benzine " is sometimes used in commerce for the coal-tar product, but also for the light petroleum better known as petroleum-benzine; a similar ambiguity is presented by the word " benzoline," which is applied to the same substances as the word " benzine."
The manufacturing industries of Peru are confined chiefly to the treatment of agricultural and mineral products - the manufacture of sugar and rum from sugar cane, textiles from cotton and wool, wine and spirits from grapes, cigars and cigarettes from tobacco, chocolate from cacao, kerosene and benzine from crude petroleum, cocaine from coca, and refined metals from their ores.
390, 1856), and added "chloroform, ether, essences, or benzine or benzole" to the list of solvents.
Benzine levels " , The Times, 3rd February 1994.
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