sulphur dioxide

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Synonyms for sulphur dioxide

a colorless toxic gas (SO2) that occurs in the gases from volcanoes

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The test results showed that the fresh beef and fresh pork samples contained sulphur dioxide at levels of 59 parts per million (ppm) and 293 ppm respectively.
Food Standards Agency advice warns: "If you have bought the above product and have a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites, do not eat it.
Calabrian Corporation, a producer of liquid Sulphur Dioxide in North America, is constructing a liquid Sulphur Dioxide production facility in Eastern Canada.
Sulphur dioxide that currently goes up the superstack from the converters will be captured in a new wet gas cleaning plant, sent to the acid plant, converted to sulphuric acid and sold.
For plants set up between 2003 and December 31, 2006, the particulate matter has been further narrowed to 50 mg per normal cubic metre while that of Sulphur dioxide, oxides of Nitrogen and Mercury has been fixed at 200, 300 and 0.
The average monthly concentration of sulphur dioxide made 0.
The authors found that heart failure, hospitalisation or death was associated with increased carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide, but not ozone.
The thick atmosphere of Venus contains over a million times as much sulphur dioxide as Earth's, where almost all of the pungent, toxic gas is generated by volcanic activity.
While many pollutants are a relentless problem, EU rules have already reduced sulphur dioxide emissions.
The 70% reduction will bring sulphur dioxide emissions at Vale's Sudbury operations down to 45,000 mt/y, below government regulated emissions limits of 66,000 mt/y.
Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) fumigation keeps the hygienic quality and fumigation functions as a preservative, anti-browning agent, and helps in the fixation of the characteristic golden yellow colour of Ceylon Cinnamon.
This bombardment discharged sulphur dioxide into the upper atmospheres of both planets and the researchers' analysis suggests that this may have had a catastrophic impact on their environments.
Summary: Washington, July 06, 2010, SPA -- The United States will drastically cut power- plant emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides over the next five years, hoping to prevent thousands of deaths from the air pollutants, dpa quoted the US environmental regulator as.
April 21 2010 -- The Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has said sulphur dioxide has been found in a number of meat samples.
Sulphur dioxide and sulphites are incorporated into many food products.