It is a product of the dry distillation of organic bodies, and is the preservative principle of wood smoke and pyroligneous acid.
A small portion of pyroligneous acid may be added to the brine.
The pyroligneous acid obtained, is generally clear, after nitration, and of a dark brown colour.
pyroligneous acid, both pure and variously diluted with water.
Acetate of oxide of ethyl, Acetic ether, pyroligneous ether; ther aceticus, L.
Those which sought information concerning a crude coagulant (pyroligneous acid) on estates.
Wood is distilled partly for the sake of the pyroligneous acid and the tar, partly for the charcoal.
We may repeat of the pyroligneous and acetic acids, what we have already advanced of the other acids.
The latter method is only practised by the manufacturers of pyroligneous acid and gunpowder.
The Taylor process (experiment No. 21) used a solution of sulphide of calcium in pyroligneous acid.