Three chemicals -- methylene chloride
, methyl ethyl ketone and toluene -- were completely eliminated from Andersen Corp.'s work place.
If you are a user of Trichloroethylene, Methylene Chloride
or Perchloroethylene in excess of 1 tonne per annum or a brominated solvent in excess of 2 tonnes per annum you have obligations under this directive.
Fabian explained the choice of solvent used at Demus and placed that choice in the context of the current market, "We use methylene chloride
, I think that the best solvent is methylene chloride
, there is no health risk, and, as most people understand, it is highly volatile.
Sales of PER, which is also used for metal degreasing as well as dry-cleaning, declined 5% (3000 mt) to 57,000 mt and there was a 3% (4000 mt) decrease in methylene chloride
sales to 138,000 mt.
has been a commercial solvent of choice for some years.
Friends in the coffee business tell me methylene chloride
decaffeinated coffee has the best taste, is the least expensive decaffeinated coffee on the market, and poses no health risks.
If you use 1 tonne per annum of Trichloroethylene, Methylene Chloride
or Perchloroethylene what I am about to highlight affects you.
Decaffeination process in Europe which use methylene chloride
will probably be converting to other solvents over the next three to five years despite the fact that all agree it is a safe method, according to Dave Parker, assistant vice president at Mercon.
and Perchloroethylene remained in the R40 category.
Minimal exposure to methylene chloride
in coffee seen by FDA
Nexgen cleaner is an alternative to chlorinated solvents such as trichloroethylene and methylene chloride
. It leaves no oily residue, is non-corrosive, arid is not a hazardous air pollutant, the company says.