Local media cited Formosa Plastics as saying that butyl
alcohol accounted for only 1.3 percent of the company's total sales last year and that any financial burden associated with the punitive tariff was unlikely to have a negative material impact on its operations.
Commenting on the halogenated butyl
rubber unit, Mr Nikhil Meswani, Executive Director, RIL, said, "RSEPL's halogenated butyl
rubber plant will be well-poised to capitalise on the significant surge in regional demand in tyre and pharmaceutical industries.
elastomers market is segmented on the basis of type and application.
200 patients were administered 10mg of hyoscine butyl
bromide suppositories rectally, (GROUP-1) AND THE OTHER 200 WITH 40mg of drotaverine hydrochloride intravenously (GROUP-2).
There is also an interest in niche applications for butyl
rubber that is not halogenated.
Lanxess has developed what it terms a "technical breakthrough" in butyl
production which it has so far tested only at laboratory scale.
In tests, a patch of the composite material stopped a mustard gas--like chemical even better than plain butyl
Carlisle reports that while the batchwise production of 1000 kg of butyl
rubber takes 6 to 8 hours, the same quantity can be produced on the new Berstorff extrusion line in only 1 hour.
By reducing the amount of butyl
rubber required, the tire's mass would be reduced.
Reuters recently reported that Lyondell Chemical Company CEO Dan Smith revealed during a teleconference last week that the methyl tertiary butyl
ether (MTBE) manufacturer has the capability of converting to the production of alternative fuel additives by as early as this summer.
For example, assuming excretion of 2 L of urine/day, the reported concentration of butyl
benzyl phthalate corresponds to an exposure of approximately 60 [micro]g/day, or 1 [micro]g/kg/day for a woman weighing 60 kg.
Three teams of fire fighters were called to the Stena ferry terminal on Wednesday night after 15 boxes were reported to be leaking a toxic substance -- benzyl butyl
phthalate -- used to make vinyl flooring.