aromatic amines

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aromatic amines

A group of chemical compounds some of which are known to be capable of causing cancer. They include benzidine, B-naphthylamine and 4-amino diphenyl. Many industrial workers exposed to these chemicals, especially in the rubber industry, developed bladder cancer.
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Aromatic amine has been improved to achieve formidable heat resistance and chemical resistance as compared to aliphatic amine.
The chemicals used aldehydes [beta]-naphthol, formaldehyde and aromatic amine were of analytical reagent grade and methods used for synthesis of 2, 3-dihydro-2-phenyl-1H-naphtho[1,2-e] [1,3] oxazine and their derivatives.
Generally, the N-methylation reactions of aromatic amines with DMC may follow two possible pathways [16,18, 27]: (i) the amino group of aromatic amine directly attacks the methoxy group of DMC.
They heated mixtures of resins, paraformaldehyde, acrylates with aromatic amine groups, aliphatic amine Michael donors and Michael acceptors.
A total of 256 bacterial isolates were collected through enrichment of the mineral salt medium with an aromatic amine, 4-nitroaniline (100 umol L-1), and dyes (100 mg L-1) using 10 mL wastewater/sludge as inoculum source.
Magtoxin and phostoxin pellets react with moisture from the air to release phosphine gas, which is a highly toxic aromatic amine with health effects such as malaise, tinnitus, pulmonary edema, cyanosis, syncope, and even death with extensive exposure (U.S.
Due to the significantly reduced monomer content and the special design of this adhesive family, the company says converters can not only reduce the risk of primary aromatic amine (PAA) formation, but also the time required for decay of primary aromatic amines.
I hope all women will realize the negative effects the chemicals added to henna can cause." Some women hairdressers make henna by mixing natural henna and paraphenylenediamine (PPD), an aromatic amine used in everything from hair dye to body armor.
The aromatic amine 4-aminobiphenyl generated from cigarette smoking is implicated as an etiological factor in bladder cancer development10-12.
Ingredients of Vulcofac ACT 55 do not include aromatic amine derivatives and are considered absolutely safe, according to the manufacturer.