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suppressant

 [sŭ-pres´ant]
1. inducing suppression, such as of secretion, excretion, or normal discharge.
2. an agent that so acts.

sup·pres·sant

(sŭ-presănt)
Pharmacotherapeutic agent that slows physical or mental activity; often denotes medication used to reduce coughing.
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Products serve the nonhalogen market as flame retardants and smoke suppressants.
In addition, Picralima nitida and Terminalia chebula (Almond fruits) are plants that promise to be an effective cough suppressant. Apart from the evidence obtained from the indigenous population with regard to its efficacy in a cough, researchers in 2016 edition of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences confirmed experimentally that it dose-dependently reduced cough count, and increased significantly the latency of a cough.
The company's mission is to produce and operate large jet air tankers that enhance safety, effectiveness, and efficiency in the worldwide application of aerial suppressants on wildfires.
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Dust suppressants are commercially available but many have an adverse effect, such as reduced tensile strength in cores when used in the core room.
The fire system actuated, but suppressant tanks were found full, suggesting faulty system setup and maintenance.
If the container has open sides line it with a weed suppressant fabric to stop the compost falling out.
Atlanta-based Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) is acquiring the Martinswerk mineral flame retardant and specialty chemical businesses of Albemarle Corp., Baton Rouge, La., further expanding its reach in halogen-free FR additives and smoke suppressants. The acquisition includes Martinal precipitated and ground alumina trihydrate (ATH) and Magnifin premium precipitated magnesium hydroxide (MHD).
The goal of this acquisition is to allow Huber to integrate the Satire technology within its existing portfolio of halogen-free flame retardants and smoke suppressants and to develop a line of commercial products.
The spokeswoman added: "Officers have also requested that the company find longer term solutions to reduce dust from the site that includes reducing the temperature of the production process and find a dust suppressant with more tolerance to higher temperatures."
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