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On This Day – May 18 : The Dow Chemical Company was formed on this day in 1897

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Dow Chemical Company is one of the world's largest chemical manufacturers. It was founded by Canadian-born chemist Herbert Dow, who invented a new method of extracting bromine (Br) from brine that was trapped underground.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar