The analysts forecast the global chlorinated paraffins
market to exhibit a CAGR of 5.21% during the period 2019-2024.
Commercial standards of SCCPs ([C.sub.10-13], 55.5% chlorination; 100 [micro]g/mL in cyclohexane), medium-chain chlorinated paraffins
(MCCPs, [C.sub.14-17], 52% chlorination; 100 [micro]g/mL in cyclohexane), and long-chain chlorinated paraffins
(LCCPs, [C.sub.18-20], 49% chlorination; 100 [micro]g/mL in cyclohexane) were purchased from Dr.
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.
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.
Those lected for immediate evaluation include: antimony and antimony compounds; HHCB (long-chain chlorinated paraffins
; medium-chain chlorinated paraffins
; methylene chloride; N-Methylpyrrolidone and trichloroethylene.
In the US, the "Chemicals of Concern" Action List includes phthalates, short-chain chlorinated paraffins
, poly-brominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), and perfluorinated chemicals, including PFOA.
The seven substances are: musk xylene (vPvB); 4,4`-diaminodiphenylmethane (MDA - carcinogenic); short-chained chlorinated paraffins
(PBT and vPvB); hexabromocyclododecane - (HBCDD - PBT); bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP - toxic for reproduction); benzylbutylphthalate (BBP - toxic for reproduction); and dibutylphthalate (DBP - toxic for reproduction).
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.e., in which the isocyanate group is bonded directly to a cycloaliphatic hydrocarbon radical (e.g., cyclohexane).
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