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fluorochemical

[¦flu̇r·ō′kem·ə·kəl]
(chemistry)
Any chemical compound containing fluorine; usually refers to the fluorocarbons.
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The fluorocarbons market remains the most dynamic sector of the fluorochemical industry for two reasons: first, the evolving regulations aimed at protecting the ozone layer and reducing global warming, and, second, a sharp contrast in the outlook between developed and developing countries," said analyst Ryan Sullivan.
Perfluorooctanesulfonate and related fluorochemicals in human blood from several countries.
Flourotelomers and small chain fluorochemicals act as surfectants, improving both application properties and performance characteristics of the compounds perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS).
residents harbor measurable traces of fluorochemicals, compounds used to impart water- and oil-repelling features to a host of consumer products.
4 percent annually to over $15 billion as higher value products such as HFCs and fluoropolymers expand globally into both mature and developing fluorochemical markets.
said Monday it has established a wholly owned subsidiary in Taiwan to market resin, rubber and other fluorochemical products in the local market.
of the United States to jointly develop and market fluorochemical products used to ensure smooth coating of construction materials.
According to Daikin, the process permeates leather with tiny fluorochemical molecules that virtually eliminate shrinking and wrinkling by holding leather collagen molecules in their original position.
The key companies in this market include Dongyue Group ltd (China), Asahi Glass Fluorochemical Ltd (Japan), Gujrat Fluorochemical Ltd.
Scott Hanson, business manager, 3M Advanced Materials, explained that 3M's business focus is on the fluorochemical surfactants market.
A major shift in industrial fluorochemical production occurred in 2000, when 3M, the major manufacturer of the POSF-based chemistries, began phasing out its perfluorooctyl materials (3M 2000).
It also has a wide product line in terms of other fluorochemical products.