Félix-Polydore Boullay

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Félix-Polydore Boullay (1806-1835), a French chemist, died at the age of 29 from the wounds he suffered from burning ether. In spite of his young age, he made significant contributions to the theory of etherification (under the guidance of Dumas), to the chemistry of double halides, the volume of atoms, ulminic acid, and azulmic acid.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-66
Number of pages8
JournalRevista CENIC. Ciencias Quimicas
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2010


  • iodides
  • double iodides
  • double halides
  • Pharmacy
  • etherification
  • Esters
  • ulminic acid
  • azulmic acid


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