chlorinated paraffin

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chlorinated paraffin

[′klȯr·ə‚nād·əd ′par·ə·fən]
(organic chemistry)
One of a group of chlorine derivatives of paraffin compounds.
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In applications such as highly loaded EPDM roofing where one could utilize antimony oxide, chlorinated paraffins, zinc borate and fillers to aid in developing a compound that passes stringent flame retardant requirements.
200[degrees]C chlorinated paraffins cleave off the hydrogen chloride, which has a catalytic effect on the thermolysis of ammonium nitrate [9, 10].
Short-chained chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs), used as lubricants and coolants for metal working and as plasticizers and flame retardants in plastics, are persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic to aquatic life.
Chlorinated alkyds and chlorinated paraffins have been used as binders and plasticizers, but their use is being restricted or banned on environmental grounds.
Ineos Chlor is the world's largest chlorinated paraffins producer, as well as making chemicals for paints, lubricants, sealants and adhesives at sites across Europe and chlorine-based products.
Chlorinated flame retardants are added to masterbatches as chlorinated paraffins or in cycloaliphatic form, i.
In addition the tests found alkylphenols, which are used in personal care products but are thought to damage the hormone system, and chlorinated paraffins, which Greenpeace says may cause concerns.
Prior to the opening of the conference, WWF challenged the Canadian government to take the lead and eliminate the six POPs still used and released in Canada: PCBs, dioxins, furans, lindane, short-chain chlorinated paraffins and hexachlorobenzene.
Some of the company's key products are caustic soda, hydrochloric acid, paste PVC, fumed silica, chlorinated paraffins, propylene, heavy liquid wax, acrylic acid and ester, liquid gas and diesel oil.
Organic chemicals such as alcohols, aldehydes, alkanes, alkenes, amines, asbestos, benzene, BPA, dyes, esters, ethers, haloalkanes, methylbenzene, phenols, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), phthalates, polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs)
The Swedish government noted the risk of chemical pollution posed by the product because the plastic used to manufacture the toy contains up to 10 percent short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs), violating European regulations on persistent organic pollutants.
Paroil liquid chlorinated paraffins as secondary plasticizers for flexible PVC.

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