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yellow phosphorus

[′yel·ō ′fä·sfə·rəs]
(chemistry)
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The commerce and logistics division focuses on phosphorus chemicals (phosphorus ore, yellow phosphorus, phosphoric acid, and phosphate salts) and chemical trading (PX, styrene, ethylene glycol, and quartz).
metal, yellow phosphorus, and zinc, and are used in a multitude of downstream
China is being accused of levying quotas, duties and procedural restrictions on exports of such raw materials as bauxite, coke, fluorspar, magnesium, manganese, yellow phosphorus and zinc.
For instance, Washington complains: "China imposes export duty rates, 'temporary' export duty rates, and/or 'special' export duty rates of various magnitudes on bauxite, coke, fluorspar, magnesium, manganese, silicon metal, yellow phosphorus, and zinc" not permitted under China's WTO accession agreement.
The raw materials in question are bauxite, coke, fluorspar, magnesium, manganese, silicon metal, silicon carbide, yellow phosphorus and zinc.
The exported phosphate is used in the manufacturing of phosphoric acid, yellow phosphorus, simple and compound phosphate fertilizers, and compound phosphorus fertilizers, in addition to manufacturing the animal feed D-calcium phosphate.
Special export tariffs of 50% on chemical fertilizer and fertilizer raw materials including yellow phosphorus, phosphate rock and phosphoric acid are expected to be canceled.
Yunnan Province is a key location for yellow phosphorus production, which is the key feedstock for P205.
Over- or underheating or improper mixing can generate toxic by-products such as lead oxide, aluminum hydroxide, mercury vapor, iodine, phosphine, and yellow phosphorus. These chemicals become a threat to all who come in contact with them when they are released into the air, septic systems, streams, or soil, or when they permeate furniture, carpets, or air vents.
Because nitric oxide (NO), which makes up about 95 percent of most [NO.sub.x] emissions, is not water soluble, it passes through this limestone/water slurry and out into the atmosphere -- unless, that is, yellow phosphorus is added to the scrubbing mist.
Certain crude oil-linked inputs such as chlorine, yellow phosphorus and bromine are also moderating.