acrylamide

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acrylamide

[ə′kril·ə‚mīd]
(organic chemistry)
CH2CHCONH2 Colorless, odorless crystals with a melting point of 84.5°C; soluble in water, alcohol, and acetone; used in organic synthesis, polymerization, sewage treatment, ore processing, and permanent press fabrics.
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Chan School of Public Health, spoke out against the cancer warning in a blog for the American Institute of Cancer Research, saying that there is no evidence that acrylamide causes cancer in humans (8): "On a 'cancer worry' scale from 0 to 10, coffee should be solidly at 0 and smoking at 10; they should not have similar warning labels."
Most (if not all) coffee companies do not have a standard for acrylamide and other toxins, to keep levels in check.
Copolymers of acrylamide with sulfonated comono-mers, especially AMPS, offer hydrogen bonding capability and polyelectrolyte behaviour in aqueous solution [5].
Acrylamide (AM) and potassium persulfate were purchased from Merck Co.
Cette etude, effectuee par la Harvard School of Public Health et le Karolinska Institute de Stockholm en Suede, n'a pu etablir aucun lien entre la consommation d'aliments riches en acrylamide et un risque eleve de trois formes de cancer.
Global acrylamide market is segmented based on end use industry into
Many products containing acrylamide are now being manufactured with the intent of reducing residual monomer content.
High molecular-weight polyacrylamides are possible because of the high [([k.sub.p]/[k.sub.t]).sup.1/2] ratio for acrylamide and the low chain-transfer activity to monomer and polymer in an aqueous environment.
Acrylamide (AAm), ammonium persulfate (APS), ethanol, and hydroquinone were obtained from Sigma Chemical Co.
Toxicity studies conducted using test animals suggest that acrylamide may cause cancer or damage the central nervous system.
European rules limit the amount of acrylamide allowed in food packaging to no more than 10 parts per billion (ppb).