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Related to diphenyl: diphenyl carbonate, diphenyl ether, Diphenyl ketone, diphenyl oxide

biphenyl

 [bi-fen´il]
polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) any of various brominated derivatives of biphenyl; uses and toxic hazards are similar to those of polychlorinated biphenyls. They typically are deposited in body fat stores and are rarely mobilized except through lactation.
polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) any of various chlorinated derivatives of biphenyl, toxic and carcinogenic nonbiodegradable compounds used as heat-transfer agents and electrical insulators; they are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, and those with a lower percentage of chlorine are associated with a higher toxicity but are more readily excreted.

di·phen·yl

(dī-fen'il),
Colorless liquid; used as heat transfer agent, frequently as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs); as fungistat for oranges (applied to inside of shipping container or wrappers); and in organic syntheses. Produces convulsions and central nervous system depression.
Synonym(s): biphenyl, phenylbenzene

diphenyl

/di·phen·yl/ (di-fen´il) a toxic compound comprising two linked benzene rings, used as a fungistat in containers for shipping citrus fruits.

di·phen·yl

(dī-fen'il)
Colorless liquid that is used as a heat transfer agent, frequently as a polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB); used as fungistat for oranges and in organic syntheses. Produces convulsions and central nervous system depression.
Synonym(s): biphenyl, phenylbenzene.
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Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are a class of brominated flame retardants (BFRs) used to reduce the flammability of a multitude of products, including electrical and electronic equipment, plastics, textiles, and furniture.
Analysis of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in Swedish human milk.
The product is a proprietary material not based on diphenyl oxide and is considered an alternative to deca- and octabromodiphenyl oxide.
Retrospective time-trend study of polybrominated diphenyl ether and polybrominated and polychlorinated biphenyl levels in human serum from the United States.
Synthesis and characterisation of polybrominated diphenyl ethers-unlabeled and radiolabelled tetra-, penta- and hexabrominated diphenyl ethers.
com/research/4hhb3s/methylene) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI) Industry Outlook in India to 2016 - Market Size, Price Trends and Trade Balance" to their offering.
Tenders are invited for Procurement of carbamite undyed (centralite-i diethyl diphenyl urea) in flake form or powder form specn.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and their hydroxylated (OH-) or methoxylated forms have been detected in humans.
8 billion to the construction of polymer production facilities for, among other things, the polyurethane raw materials toluene diisocyanate (TDI) and diphenyl methyl diisocyanate (MDI).
Great Lakes Chemical has a new aromatic-bromine flame retardant not based on diphenyl oxide that's said to enhance flame lamination of polyether and polyester flexible foams for automotive, packaging, and furniture uses.
Under the arrangement, HD Polyurethane will sell polyether polyols manufactured in Korea by Hannam at its Ulsan plant, and methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) produced by Dow.