There were five founders in 3M, all of their magic numbers are either 9 or 12!
J. Danley Budd
Henry. S. Bryan
Adrenochrome is a chemical compound with the molecular formula C9H9NO3, which is produced by the oxidation of adrenaline. The production process to optimize the oxidation of adrenaline has been around since at least the 1950s. The patent for adrenochrome came from 1982 in the hands of Riker Laboratories , part of 3M Pharmaceuticals (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company), but expired in 2002