methylene chloride

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a nonflammable liquid used as a solvent and paint remover and refrigerant

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The Commissioner said that laboratory analyses conducted by the agency since 1985 show that "the largest amount of methylene chloride found in brewed decaffeinated coffee is approximately one hundreth of that estimated in 1985.
Methylene chloride has been a commercial solvent of choice for some years.
Several years ago, Foamex began substituting carbon dioxide as the agent that makes the foam rise, and the company totally eliminated the use of methylene chloride in April 2004.
Friends in the coffee business tell me methylene chloride decaffeinated coffee has the best taste, is the least expensive decaffeinated coffee on the market, and poses no health risks.
EFS-2500 does not contain methylene chloride, a common chemical in traditional paint strippers.
It is ironic to note that the reason for the ban on methylene chloride was not because of possible ill-health effects.
Complete report on methylene chloride market spread across 136 pages, profiling 12 companies and supported with 46 tables and 28 figures is now available at forecast-to-2020-market-report.
Physiologically based pharmaco-kinetics and the risk assessment process for methylene chloride.
ACA's comments focused on the broader process of proposing the three Priority Products, as well as the specific listing of paint and varnish strippers containing methylene chloride.
Pfizer was found lacking proper air pollution controls to prevent leaks of methylene chloride gas used in the manufacturing process.
Air pollution contains many toxicants known to affect neurological function including arsenic, cadmium, mercury, nickel, styrene, trichloroethylene, methylene chloride, vinyl chloride and diesel particulate matter amongst others.
However, spray-on snow can contain chemicals, such as methylene chloride and acetone, that if inhaled can cause nausea, lightheadedness and headaches.
One uses the standard methylene chloride method and the second uses their patented Mountain Water process.
When the pollutants included lead, manganese, methylene chloride and combined metal exposure, women in areas with the highest levels of these pollutants were about 50 percent more likely to have a child with autism.
Other types of air pollution-lead, manganese, methylene chloride, and combined metal exposure-were associated with higher autism risk as well.