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A jet of liquid in fine drops, coarser than a vapor; it is produced by forcing the liquid from the minute opening of an atomizer, mixing it with air.


A jet of liquid in fine drops, coarser than a vapor; produced by forcing the liquid from the minute opening of an atomizer, mixed with air.


A jet of liquid in fine drops, coarser than a vapor; produced by forcing liquid through minute opening of an atomizer, mixing it with air.

Patient discussion about spray

Q. I am allergic to most of artificial perfumes and body sprays. is there is any method of treatment? If posible, also i need some advices about how to keep my body odour fresh and cool.

A. It depends what you mean by allergic. If you mean that all deodorants/ perfumes and such cause you skin rash - or eczema (a type of mild dermatitis), then it is a very known reaction to ingredients in those products that contain alcohol. You should buy only product that say 'anti-perspirant' on them, meaning they are less likely to cause such allergies. If you are suffering from mal body odur you should bathe twice a day (and use also an 'anti-perspirant' soap.) and consult a dermatologist on the proper treatment for you.

Q. I was told that platinum is used in fragrances for the fullness of the spray. Please tell me more! Three years ago I was diagnosed with off the lab chart levels of platinum in my body. I have no hobby or avenue for exposure other than my work. I have sold fragrances for over ten years. Even the Regional EPA Air Quality person doesnt know where I am getting this. I was told by a health director who made some calls. He told me that platinum is used in fragrances for the "fullness of the spray". Would you please tell me more about this? Thank you!

A. Thank you Joseph83! What list of materials shall I look at? I know that the FDA doesn't regulate these products; also, I wonder if there is a masking name for platinum. I have so much of this in me, it just has to come from somewhere! I'm amazed that the EPA SUPPOSEDLY doesn't know where its coming from either.

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Trial T5, shown in Figure 2(b), included dynamic spraying along alley 5; a mixture of spray drift and field dust was generated.
The data from spray tests were collected and analysis of variance (ANOVA) on spray drift was carried out, using a mathematical model for a completely randomized design.
Spray Drift. Because Colombia allows aerial eradication of drug crops, there have been complaints about food crops, and even alternative development sites being sprayed.
Hadar (1991) reported that air-assisted spraying is an effective method of improving spray penetration and reducing spray drift. However, air volume and speed must be uniform along the boom.
She continues, "If these pesticides are capable of killing fish in minute quantities, just what do people think is happening when their children inhale toxic spray drift or play on the grass near potato fields?
has also made available a new educational kit that allows in-depth training on tuning up sprayers, selecting proper spray nozzles, and managing spray drift. The kit contains discussion outlines for three training sessions; instructional materials that can be used as handouts; a TeeJet Calibration calculator, a hand-held electronic computer/stopwatch with programmed calibration formulas; two instructional videotapes, samples of TeeJet spray tips and a triple nozzle assembly for demonstration; and issues of the latest catalogs from the company, which also provide information on spraying and equipment maintenance.
Old and new flower beds and borders were converted to drip irrigation, which eliminated spray drift and runoff.
Ms Megirian said the GRDC Spray Water Quality Fact Sheet, available on the GRDC Spray Drift web page, contained information about water testing, including what should be measured and how to address any issues identified through testing.
Buffer types include spray drift buffers, field borders, riparian buffers, and vegetative filter strips.
Distance of deposition defines the spray drift which is considered as the main source of contamination of pesticide applications in tree crops [7].
It also dramatically reduces spray drift, and thus run-off, and glyphosate itself is a better alternative to MCPA because it kills plant roots.