bromine

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Synonyms for bromine

a nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens

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Although bromine compounds, or bromides, may be swilled with a simple swallow of Mountain Dew or fused into plastics to reduce the chances that your TV's frame will ignite, it wasn't an easy path from millions of years ago to your 21st-century belly or living room.
These products are said to enable users to meet recent European demands for elimination of bromine compounds. Brominated Elexar 8730 compound has a V-1 rating and is the softest grade.
FLAME RETARDANTS DEMAND (million pounds) % Annual Growth Item 1995 2000 2005 00/95 05/00 Flame Retardants Demand 795 1003 1200 4.8 3.7 Alumina Trihydrate 289 344 390 3.5 2.5 Bromine Compounds 196 264 325 6.1 4.2 Phosphorus Compounds 120 154 190 5.1 4.3 Antimony Oxide 54 73 95 6.2 5.4 Chlorine Compounds 54 60 65 2.1 1.6 Boron Compounds 40 50 60 4.6 3.7 Other Flame Retardants 42 58 75 6.7 5.3 [c] 2002 by The Freedonia Group, Inc.
Pleasant, S.C., has come out with a 30%-glass, UL 94V-0 SPS compound that is free of PBB and PBDE bromine compounds. Laestra G/30-VO CT1 is designed for E/E applications like connectors, fuse holders, and circuit-breaker housings.
According to measurements made at seven sites around the globe, total concentrations of chlorine and bromine compounds in the lower atmosphere peaked recently and have now started to drop, reports Stephen Montzka of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Boulder, Colo.
The Bromine Group produced 127,000 t of bromine in 1990 together with 130,000 t of bromine compounds. Sales amounted to $311 million, an increase of $21 million on the previous year.