11 04, 2018

Phenolic benzotriazoles


PHENOLIC BENZOTRIAZOLES What is it? Phenolic benzotriazoles is a class of compounds, with the chemical formula C12H9N3O, that mainly functions as ultraviolet (UV) stabilizers and UV light absorbers. The compounds of this class are structurally very similar and some of the most common

11 04, 2018

Azo dyes


AZO DYES What are azo dyes? "Azo dyes are organic compounds bearing the functional group R−N=N−R′, in which R and R′ are usually aryl. They are a commercially important family of azo compounds, i.e. compounds containing the linkage C-N=N-C.[1] Azo dyes are widely used to treat

28 11, 2017



FORMALDEHYDE What is it? "Formaldehyde is a naturally occurring organic compound with the formula CH2O (H-CHO). It is the simplest of the aldehydes (R-CHO) and is also known by its systematic name methanal. The common name of this substance comes from its similarity and relation to formic acid." - Wikipedia What are

22 11, 2017

Propylene oxide


PROPYLENE OXIDE What is it? Some of the other names of this substance are epoxypropane, methyloxirane, methyl ethylene oxide and propylene epoxide. "Propylene oxide is an organic compound with the molecular formula CH3CHCH2O. This colourless volatile liquid is produced on a large scale industrially.." -Wikipedia What are the effects?

5 11, 2017



ACRYLAMIDE What is it? “Acrylamide (or acrylic amide) is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C3H5NO. Its IUPAC name is prop-2-enamide. It is a white odorless crystalline solid, soluble in water, ethanol, ether, and chloroform.” –Acrylamide wiki Acrylamide toxicity This

3 11, 2017



THIOMERSAL What is it? “Thiomersal (INN), or thimerosal (USP), is an organomercury compound with the chemical formula C9H9HgNaO2S.” –Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups:

3 11, 2017



2-METHOXYETHANOL What is it? “2-Methoxyethanol, or methyl cellosolve, is an organic compound with formula C3H8O2 that is used mainly as a solvent. It is a clear, colorless liquid with an ether-like odor.” –Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups:

3 11, 2017

Ethylene oxide


ETHYLENE OXIDE What is it? “Ethylene oxide, called oxirane by IUPAC, is an organic compound with the formula C2H4O. It is a cyclic ether and the simplest epoxide: a three-membered ring consisting of one oxygen atom and two carbon atoms.” –Wikipedia What

3 11, 2017

Coal tar


COAL TAR What is it? Coal tar is a very thick, dark liquid, and is one of the by-products when coal is made into coke and coal gas. It is a complex mixture of phenols, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and heterocyclic compounds.” – Wikipedia

3 11, 2017



BENZENE What is it? “Benzene is an important organic chemical compound with the chemical formula C6H6. The benzene molecule is composed of 6 carbon atoms joined in a ring with 1 hydrogen atom attached to each. Because it contains only carbon and hydrogen