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Espoo

(ĕs`pô), Swed. Esbo, city (1998 pop. 204,962), Southern Finland prov., S Finland, 10 mi (16 km) W of Helsinki. Part of the Helsinki metropolitan area, Espoo saw enormous growth in the late 20th cent., and is now Finland's second largest city. The city has five regional centers, including Tapiola Garden City, an exemplary planned city. Espoo has many high-tech businesses and institutes; the Helsinki Univ. of Technology and Espoo-Vantaa Institute of Technology are there. Notable sights include the city museum and a granite church dating from 1458.

Espoo

a city in S Finland. Pop.: 224 231 (2003 est.)
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Plasticization of PVC with DOP and ESBO. Firstly, 60.0 grams of PVC powder was mixed with 30 wt% of plasticizers (ESBO + DOP total weight in comparison with PVC weight).
The following various phases were observed in the case of soil enriched by the ESO and ESBO:
in the North American ESBO market is expected to continue till 2020.
Despite the fact that the synthesis of ESBO [12] of epoxy esters of unsaturated fatty acids [13] could be obtained by different methods yielding conversion and selectivity higher than 90%, the preparation of its [sup.18]O labelled epoxide is quite difficult [14].
This discussion will lead us into our second purpose of this paper which is to take the information that an ESBO "should" be gathering in conjunction with the auditor's report and provide "real-world" applications that can be easily implemented.
The acid catalyzed reaction of ESBO with water is believed to follow the reaction scheme shown in Figure 1.
The two committees - the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment, and the Food Advisory Committee, have concluded that, although the findings do not indicate any immediate health risk, it would be prudent for action to be taken to reduce ESBO levels in babyfoods packaged in glass jars.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food said there was no "immediate health risk", but told companies to continue their action to reduce ESBO levels in glass jars.
Before simulating an ESBO, this research selects the key parameters of the primary system and the containment for steady-state calibration.
Epoxidized Soybean Oil (ESBO) are the most commonly used bio-plasticizer.
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THE EUROPEAN Commission has launched an investigation into an alleged cartel for heat stabilisers epoxidised soybean oil (ESBO) esters and tin stabilisers, both used in leather production.