carbonless copy paper

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carbonless copy paper

[′kär·bən·ləs ′käp·ē ‚pā·pər]
(materials)
A sheet of paper, used to make duplicate copies of written or printed material, whose back is coated with a layer of microcapsules that contain a dye in colorless form in a hydrocarbon solvent; writing or printing pressure breaks the capsules and releases the dye, which reacts with a clay or phenolic resin coating on top of a second paper sheet, located directly below the first, to produce visible color.
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The ink used in carbonless copy paper was contaminated with PCBs.
That Superfund site, among the state's largest, was listed in 1989 and involves former paper mill properties, landfills and 80 miles of Portage Creek and the Kalamazoo River, which was contaminated with PCBs that came from de-inking recycled carbonless copy paper.
Free BPA is found in high concentration in thermal paper and carbonless copy paper, which would be expected to be more available for exposure than BPA bound into resin or plastic.
There is a sense of deja vu about this story: In the 1970s polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were widely used in carbonless copy paper (Erickson and Kaley 2011).
PCBs were used in numerous products and processes, including electrical, heat transfer, and hydraulic equipment; as plasticizers in various products; in paints and finishes; in pigments, dyes, and carbonless copy paper; and in other industrial and commercial applications.
Arjowiggins, a subsidiary of Sequana Capital, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of specialty paper (graphic or creative paper, communication paper, carbonless copy paper, paper used to print banknotes).
They are carbonless copy forms to record meeting information and provide a valuable paper trail.
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which are man-made substances, are most commonly used in manufacturing transformers and capacitators, but they are also found in such products as carbonless copy paper, pigments and casting waxes.
A long-awaited report on carbonless copy paper by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health acknowledges that the paper has caused allergic reactions in employees in the past, but it said "it is uncertain whether current formulations.
A recent case involved Brenda Smith, a former Bell Atlantic employee, who alleged that she was exposed to carbonless copy paper for the last 10 years at Bell Atlantic.
1% on imports of carbonless copy paper from Japan for up to five years from Thursday, the state- run Bernama news agency reported.
From the 1950s to the 1970s, NCR manufactured carbonless copy paper using polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the site, which includes the Lower Fox River.