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 1528.    ---------------.  [I. G. FARBENINDUSTRIE A.-G.]  Oxidation of Paraffin by Air or Oxygen for the Production of Fatty Acids.  TOM Reel 54, May 1937, bag 3414, target 30/4.17, item 11.

        This is a lengthy and detailed report of the experimental work by the I. G. Farbenindustrie at its experimental plant and by the Standard Oil Co. at Baton Rouge on the production of fatty acids by the oxidation of paraffin.  Much is said concerning the oxidation and saponification procedures and the purification of the fatty acids, as well as their composition and analysis.