Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Rosin Acids

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_10129

n Predominately monocarboxylic acids with the empirical formula C19H29COOH. They are classified into two groups: the abietic type and the pimaric type. Both types and their derivatives are found in wood, gum, and tall oil rosins.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA