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titanium dioxide

[tī′tā·nē·əm dī′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
TiO2 A white, water-insoluble powder that melts at 1560°C, and which is produced commercially from the titanium dioxide minerals ilmenite and rutile; used in paints and cosmetics. Also known as titania; titanic anhydride; titanium oxide; titanium white.

titanium dioxide

A white pigment having a very high opacity; used in paints; occurs in two crystalline forms, anatase and rutile, of which the latter has higher opacity.
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The soap and detergent wastewater was treated by UV radiation and different independent variable (H2O2 concentration, UV exposure time, pH, shaking and TiO2 concentration) were optimized for maximum degradation of the pollutants.
After one week of adaptation period zebrafish were divided into four groups (n=15), one control and 3 experimental groups for 1, 2 and 4 mg/L TiO2 treatment.
The adsorption of TIO2 material from Uv-Vis band spectrum analysis indicated the significance of TIO2 properties for as the optimum light absorbance material has been indicated in Fig.
For further examination of the TiO2 efficiency of the new high-solids binder, experiments were conducted to measure the scattering (S/mil) of quality flat formulations with 200 and 225 lb of TiO2 per 100 gal of paint.
However, there is a few study conducted on the surface sterilization activity of TiO2 for plants tissue culture.
Millennium is the second-largest TiO2 producer with yearly sales of some USD1.
Evidence has been found that TiO2 nanoparticles catalyze DNA damage.
The UV blocker is nano-sized TiO2 particles in a polyethylene heat-seal layer extrusion coated onto the polyester film.
These results suggest the potential of employing the PL extract as a component of sunscreen moistures in order to prevent photodecomposition of t-UCA, to inhibit UV-induced deleterious effects of TiO2 and to protect skin cells and endogenous molecules directly involved in skin immunosurveillance.
White Plains, New York, USA has been undergoing significant debottlenecking at its Baltimore and Auburn plants to meet increased 2006 paper industry demand for ICAI TiO2 slurry.
A new report from market analyst Roskill says that a rash of acquisitions in the paint industry, a major end-use for TiO2 pigment, resulted in a smaller number of large, global producers, contributing to lower prices and rationalization in the TiO2 industry.