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a weedkiller, warranted to be safe for animals at the concentrations used to spray plants. Poisoning can be produced experimentally. Characterized by depression, anorexia, weakness especially of the hindquarters. May cause an increase in nitrate content of plants and lead to nitrite poisoning in ruminants. Use of this compound has been discontinued.
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Norvell Nelson, CerOx CTO and co-founder, indicated "We processed DDT, Silvex and Chlordane in March - this PCB test further proves that the CerOx process is well suited for treating pharmaceutical and chemical waste streams including some of the most difficult.
DARAMEND(R) / TERRAMEND(TM) TREATS THESE COMPOUNDS: PROVEN AT PROVEN AT MAXIMUM COMPOUND FULL/PILOT BENCH SCALE CONCENTRATION TREATED SCALE (mg/kg) Explosives TNT X X 10,100 RDX X X 21,000 HMX X X 2,800 DNT X X 9,450 Nitroglycerine X 540 Amino-DNTs X X 420 Nitrobenzene X 430 PETN X 4,100 Tetryl X X 10,500 TPHs (entire range) X X 7,800 Phthalates X X 2,370 Total Chlorophenols X X 1,224 Pentachlorophenol X X 1,181 Total PAHs X X 2,126 HMW PAHs(1) X X 1,025 Pesticides(2) Toxaphene X X 239 DDT X X 317 DDD X X 180 DDE X X 57 Lindane X X 90 Chlordane X X 231 Total HCHs X 4,000 Dieldrin X X 12 Aldrin X X N/A Endrin Ketone X X N/A 2,4,5-T X X 51 2,4-D X X 170 Metalochlor X X 139 Silvex X N/A 1 - High Molecular Weight PAHs 2 - Not necessarily in order of treatability
Sparkle Silvex series has small flakes that can give the brightness of coarse flakes and produce the same effects as metallic paint coatings.