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di·ox·ane

(dī-oks'ān),
1,4-Dioxane; a colorless liquid used as a solvent for cellulose esters and in histology as a drying agent.
Synonym(s): 1, 4-diethylene dioxide
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The State's approval of new treatment technology to remove 1,4-dioxane will allow New York to stay ahead of emerging water quality issues and will inform the statewide Drinking Water Quality Council, a group of experts charged with recommending maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) to the state in the absence of federal guidance.
A report last month by engineering firm Jacobs said the probability that 1,4-dioxane could reach the reservoir's intake 7.
According to DeLeo, as a result of this survey, EPA has concluded that it is unlikely that 1,4-dioxane is intentionally used in formulations of currently available commercial and consumer products.
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Therefore, the main goal of this paper was to evaluate the preferential solvation of some structurally related sulfonamides in 1,4-dioxane + water co-solvent mixtures, based on thermodynamic definitions.
Other ingredients to avoid for many reasons include diethanolamine (DEA), triethanolamine (TEA), 1,4-dioxane, ethoxylated alcohols, butyl cellosolve (aka ethylene glycol monobutyl ether), and p-nonylphenol.
Many cosmetics, shampoos and body washes contain a laundry list of potentially dangerous chemicals including 1,4-dioxane, which has been linked to cancer in animals, and phthalates, parabens and triclosan, all known endocrine disruptors which can alter the way hormones behave in the body.
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Fresh & Easy said its Green Things household cleaners are made with plant-based formulas that are biodegradable and pH-neutral and are free of dyes and perfumes as well as such chemicals as 1,4-dioxane and phosphates.
But in 2010, an EPA study of the site found that 1,4-dioxane, a contaminant not previously assessed, may be present on that property.