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a white crystalline strong-smelling hydrocarbon made from coal tar or petroleum and used in organic synthesis and as a fumigant in mothballs

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Unfortunately, napthalene is bad for both insects, pets, and humans, so my mother's weapon of choice against cockroaches is more ecological: a deft flick of the wrist with a tsinelas dispatches cockroaches quickly.
The results showed napthalene, a chemical contained in mothballs, was present in 16 of 17 samples.
At the 1948 London games the design included a perforated canister to burn tablets consisting primarily of hexamine, but with six per cent napthalene to provide a luminous flame.
Water Potable--as per IS456- Cauvery river water, 2000 Tamilnadu, India 5 Water Brown colour liquid Obtained from a proofing Ligo-sulphonated- chemical supplying admixture napthalene polymer company, Bangalore, Conplast India.
For example, coal tar, a key ingredient in napthalene for bon acid, is now being burned for fuel.
These wastes contain some toxic substances which include hydrocarbons ranging from paraffin, benzenes, Napthalene, Phenathinic and some heavy metals which can be seen in trace amounts in spent grains.
Napthalene flakes may help to repel a bat colony if the site is confined and has little or no ventilation, but the recommended application rate is high, and vapors could enter the living spaces and endanger people (the WCO would also need a commercial pesticide applicator license).
dissecting a frog), which also implied a blurring between memories of primary science and secondary science, and another whose senses were assailed unpleasantly, "My 6th Grade teacher had the class burning Cheetos, Vicks Vapour Drops and napthalene [sic] flakes over candles, which certainly didn't build great respect for science amongst students" (Participant 90).
They let the tin drop when it became hot and apparently it ignited some napthalene residue.
New Kenflex A is said to meet stricter environmental and occupational health regulations regarding napthalene that go into effect in 2003 in the U.
In the process of turning coal into coke, benzene, kerosene, napthalene, lead, and arsenic, a dog's breakfast of hundreds of thousands of tons of chemical waste, including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), were dumped into a local estuary, Muggah Creek.
The instrument frequency calibration fell within range of the ASTM E1840-96 guideline using a napthalene standard.
A new patented color technology, Acetoxy Methyl Napthalene (AMN), imparts long-lasting color with minimal fading, says the spokeswoman, and is used in all three shades.
Not only did he find bacteria which digested normally hard to break down oil carcinogens like napthalene and anthracene, but also ones that made short work of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyl), industrial pollutants which have long been linked to cancer.