antimony trioxide

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an·ti·mo·ny tri·ox·ide

A compound used in paints and flameproofing; also formerly used as an expectorant and emetic.
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It has been shown that adding the antimony trioxide of 7 wt% results in a slight increase in toxicity, whereas in case of the sample consisting of 14 wt%, toxicity drops reaching the best result from all studied materials.
The runs were repeated over a broad temperature range, spanning the interval from [approximately] 100 [degrees] C to [greater than]285 [degrees] C, using both ethylene glycol and triethylene glycol as substrates, with antimony glycoxide, antimony trioxide and antimony acetate serving as the Sb(III) source.
According to the company, Busan 11-M1 can be used as an extender or replacement for antimony trioxide.
As such, Lati continues, they comply with new legislation slated to take effect in Europe in 2008, which will ban certain types of halogenated flame-retardant additives and restrict the allowable levels of antimony trioxide.
12 Antimony Trioxide Flame Retardant Demand by Market & Material 154
The principal use of antimony is in flame retardants as antimony trioxide (ATO), which accounts for approximately 70 per cent of primary antimony consumption.
The analysis indicated that emissions of key environmental pollutants (such as dibenzodioxins and polyaromatic hydrocarbons) were lower for the TV cabinet containing DecaBDE and antimony trioxide than for a non-flame-retarded HB cabinet.
The proposed move comes on the heels of its announcement last October that it plans to establish an Antimony Roaster Project at the free zone with a capacity to process around 40,000 tonnes per annum of concentrates, yielding an estimated 20,000 tonnes of metallic antimony or 25,000 tonnes of antimony trioxide.
TMS-HP is a high purity grade of antimony trioxide with very low levels of lead and arsenic.
Supplies flame retardants such as antimony trioxide, zinc stannate, zinc borate, aluminum and magnesium hydroxide, decabromidiphenyl oxide and other brominated products.
In this research service, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following: brominated flame retardants, chlorinated flame retardants, phosphate flame retardants (halogenated and non-halogenated types), aluminium trihydrate (ATH), antimony trioxide (ATO), and other flame retardants.