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phthalates

(thăl′ātes)
Chemical compounds used to improve the flexibility of plastics. In health care, phthalates are used in devices such as intravenous tubing. They are also used in numerous consumer goods, including nail polish, soaps, shampoos, and vinyl, among many others. Some evidence suggests these compounds may have carcinogenic, endocrine disruptive, or other toxic effects on adults or the developing fetus.
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These standard substrates were qunic acid (QA), qunic acid lactone(QAL), Dioctyl Pthalate (DOP), and chlorogenic acid (Chloro.
Effective repellent compounds, like dimethyl pthalate, available in the market are very costly and moreover they can give protection only for a short period of one or two hours [10].
064 goethite polygalacturonate Inceptisol Salicylate, HA, FA, 15 or 10-60 30 benzoate, pthalate Fe and Al gels, Citrate, tartrate, 0.
5 billion project is engaged in manufacturing Pthalic Arthydride, DiOctyle Pthalate and Maleic Anhydride.
In February 2009, Congress' Consumer Protection Safety Improvement Act will tighten regulations on lead and pthalate levels, and will increase resources for testing and tracking children's products.
A representative formula contains the following ingredients: Ethyl acetate, butyl acetate, propyl acetate, nitrocellulose, tosylamide/epoxy resin, dibutyl pthalate, isopropyl alcohol, styrene/acrylates copolymer, stearalkonium hectorite/bentonite, camphor, benzophenone-1, etocrylene; and may contain: guanine, bismuth oxychloride, mica, titanium dioxide, iron oxides, ferric ammonium ferrocynide, FD & C yellow No.
However, in order to serve the total market demand, plans have already been approved for doubling the capacity to 35,000 tonnes of Di-Octyle Pthalate and this enlarged plant is expected to start production by end 1996.
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Di-Amyl Pthalate
The first project, Hoechst Ravi Chemical Limited is based on petrochemicals and will produce 15,000 tonnes of Di-Octyle Pthalate, 11,600 tonnes Pthalic Anhydride and 580 tonnes of Maelic Anhydride annually.
COSMETIC CHEMICALS AND HEALTH ISSUES II-60 The Price Paid for Beauty II-60 Fragrance and Health Do Not Go Hand in Hand II-60 Inadequate Consumer Protection II-60 Parabens: Devil in Disguise II-61 Pthalates and Formaldehyde Spell Trouble II-61 Preservatives II-61 List of Select Cosmetic Chemicals and their Harmful Properties II-62 6.