28 05, 2018

Phthalates

2019-02-07T11:22:00+00:00

PHTHALATES What is it? "Phthalates or phthalate esters, are esters of phthalic acid and are mainly used as plasticizers (substances added to plastics to increase their flexibility, transparency, durability, and longevity)." - Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups:

11 04, 2018

Phenolic benzotriazoles

2018-05-28T12:40:00+00:00

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

2021-01-17T21:43:18+00:00

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

22 11, 2017

Propylene oxide

2019-05-03T14:00:04+00:00

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?

7 11, 2017

Boric acid

2019-02-07T14:05:11+00:00

BORIC ACID What is it? “Boric acid, also called hydrogen borate, boracic acid, orthoboric acid and acidum boricum, is a weak, monobasic Lewis acid of boron often used as an antiseptic, insecticide, flame retardant, neutron absorber, or precursor to other chemical compounds. It

6 11, 2017

Chloroform

2019-02-07T16:33:25+00:00

CHLOROFORM What is it? “Chloroform, or trichloromethane, is an organic compound with formula CHCl3. It is a colorless, sweet-smelling, dense liquid that is produced on a large scale as a precursor to PTFE.” –Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs

6 11, 2017

Ethoxyethanol

2019-02-07T16:39:21+00:00

ETHOXYETHANOL What is it? “Ethoxyethanol, also known as 2-Ethoxyethanol and by the trademark Cellosolve or ethyl cellosolve, is a solvent used widely in commercial and industrial applications. It is a clear, colorless, nearly odorless liquid that is miscible with water, ethanol, diethyl ether, acetone, and ethyl acetate.” –Wikipedia What are the

5 11, 2017

Acrylamide

2019-05-17T15:08:33+00:00

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

Coal tar

2019-02-07T16:34:00+00:00

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

2 11, 2017

Lead

2019-02-07T16:43:05+00:00

LEAD What is it? “Lead is a chemical element with symbol Pb (from the Latin plumbum) and atomic number 82. It is a heavy metal with a density exceeding that of most common materials; it is soft, malleable, and melts at a relatively