tetrabromobisphenol A


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tetrabromobisphenol A

[¦te·trə¦brō·mō‚bis′fē‚nȯl ′ā]
(organic chemistry)
(C6H2Br2OH)2C(CH3)2 An off-white powder with a melting point of 180-184°C; soluble in methanol and ether; used as a flame retardant for plastics, paper, and textiles.
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Tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA), induces cell death in TM4 Sertoli cells by modulating [Ca.
Additive types include decabromodipyenyl oxide (DE-83R), bistribromophenoxyethane (FF-680), octabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-79), pentabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-71), dibromopolyphenylene oxide (PO-64P), polydibromostyrene (PDBS-80), and two carbonate oligomers of tetrabromobisphenol A (BC-52 and BC-58), which are compounded into thermoplastics such as HIPS, ABS, PP, PE, nylon, and polyester.
Reactive brominated flame retardants include tetrabromobisphenol A (BA-59P), bishydroxyethyl ether of TBBA (BA-50P), and tetrabromophthalic anhydride (PHT-4) for epoxies and unsaturated polyesters.
Additive types include decabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-83R), bistribromophenoxyethane (FF-680), octabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-79), pentabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-71), dibromopolyphenylene oxide (PO-64P), polydibromostyrene in two molecular-weight variations (PDBS-10 and PDBS-80), and two carbonate oligomers of tetrabromobisphenol A (BC-52 and BC-58), which are compounded into thermoplastics such as HIPS, ABS, PP, PE, nylon, and polyester.
Additive types include decabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-83R), bistribromophenoxyethane (FF-680), octabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-79), pentabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-71), dibromopolyphenylene oxide (PO-64P), a nitrogen/phosphorus-based additive (Char-Guard 329) and two carbonate oligomers of tetrabromobisphenol A (BC-52 and BC-58), which are compounded into thermoplastics such as HIPS, ABS, PP, PE, nylon, and polyester.
Additive types include decabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-83R), bistribromophenoxyethae (FF-680), octabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-79), pentabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-79), pentabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-71), dibromopolyphenylene oxide (PO-64P), a nitrogen/phosphorus-based additive (Char-Guard 329) and two carbonate oligomers of tetrabromobisphenol A (BC-52 and BC-58), which are compounded into thermoplastics such as high-impact PS, ABS, PP, PE, nylon, and polyester.
Additive types include decabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-83R), bistribromophenoxyethane (FF-680), octabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-79), pentabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-71), dibromopolyphenylene oxide (PO-G4P), a nitrogen/phosphorus-based additive (CharGuard 329) and two carbonate oligomers of tetrabromobisphenol A (BC-52 and BC-58), which are compounded into thermoplastics such as high-impact PS, ABS, PP, PE, nylon, and polyester.