(TBT), sometimes sprayed on clothes (e.
Dredging of the harbour to remove Tributyl Tin
(TBT) contaminated sediment.
Since the ban on the use of tributyl tin
as an antifoulant active in marine coatings, the combination of cuprous oxide and a co-biocide (algaecide) has been the system of choice.
According to the obtained results, the catalyst resulted from tributyl tin
chloride would exhibit greater catalytic behavior than that of prepared from tin chloride.
The convention was adopted by the IMO in October 2001 and bans the use of anti-fouling paints containing harmful organotins, such as organotin tributyl tin
(TBT), on ships and requires parties to ensure that proper disposal of wastes containing anti-fouling compounds.
Not only is overall coatings production expected to rebound from a poor performance in 2008, but organosulfurs are likely to be the leading replacement for tributyl tin
(TBT) in the marine antifoulant segment.
Another three hazardous substances - chrysotile asbestos, endosulfan and tributyl tin
compounds - could by the end of the year be placed under the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) procedure applicable to international trade in certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides.
1) Coatings containing toxic materials such as tributyl tin
and cuprous oxide have been used for decades as effective antifouling coatings.
8 million trees annually) and water for irrigation, and many nappies also contain TBT, or tributyl tin
, a pollutant that disrupts the immune and hormonal systems of shellfish.
New laboratory experiments indicate that one contributor to coral decline may be the paint additive tributyl tin
Some disposable nappies even contain the chemical Tributyl tin
(TBT), used in boat anti- foulingpaint.
Concentrations of DDT, other organochlorine pesticides, tributyl tin
, and PCB's continued to decline throughout the Bight during the 1990's, following major rapid decreases that occurred between 1965 and 1985.