tetraethyl lead


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a clear oily poisonous liquid added to gasoline to prevent knocking

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Tetraethyl lead, a gasoline additive, "takes exceptional children and turns them into average children.
The payments were made in relation to the supply of the firm's anti-knock fuel additive Tetraethyl Lead (Tel), a major source of income for the company before health and environmental concerns led to its withdrawal in the US and Europe by 2000.
Innospec, based in Ellesmere Port, is the only remaining manufacturer in the world of tetraethyl lead, an additive used in leaded fuels.
Although tetraethyl lead was phased out of gasoline in Uganda in 2005, there are still concerns about the exposure of children through other sources.
The year 2007 special items include the 2007 gain associated with the termination of the tetraethyl lead (TEL) marketing agreements, as well as the after-tax earnings from these agreements in the first quarter of 2007 (discontinued operations), which together total a benefit of $16.
A statement from the Serious Fraud Office said that, appearing at Southwark Crown Court yesterday, Jennings pleaded guilty to two allegations of conspiracy to corrupt "in that he gave or agreed to give corrupt payments to public officials and other agents of the Governments of Indonesia (between February 14, 2002 and December 31, 2008) and Iraq (between January 1, 2003 and January 31, 2008) as inducements to secure, or as rewards for having secured, contracts from those governments for the supply of its products including Tetraethyl Lead by Innospec.
The discontinued operations in 2007 represents the gain associated with the termination of the tetraethyl lead (TEL) marketing agreements, as well as the after-tax operating earnings from these agreements in the first quarter of 2007.
In a statement, the SFO said Mr Jennings "is accused of two allegations of conspiracy to corrupt, in that he gave or agreed to give corrupt payments to public officials and other agents of the governments of Indonesia and Iraq as inducements to secure, or as rewards for having secured, contracts from those governments for the supply of its products including tetraethyl lead by Innospec.
Naaman also admitted that from 2004 to 2008, he paid and promised to pay more than $3 million in bribes, in the form of cash, as well as travel, gifts and entertainment, to officials of the Iraqi Ministry of Oil and the Trade Bank of Iraq to secure sales of tetraethyl lead in Iraq, as well as to secure more favorable exchange rates on the contracts.
The discontinued operations in 2007 are the second quarter gain associated with the termination of the tetraethyl lead (TEL) marketing agreements, as well as the after tax operating earnings from these agreements in the first quarter of 2007.
According to court documents, Innospec manufactures and sells specialty chemicals and is the world's only manufacturer of the anti-knock compound tetraethyl lead, used in leaded gasoline.
Tetraethyl lead production 100 workers Tollestrup et al.
Tetraethyl Lead (CAS 78-00-2) Market Research Report - December 2009
10]) and dust deposition on interior surfaces is the major source of lead exposure to children; and c) the major source of lead contaminated soil is fallout from the past use of tetraethyl lead in gasoline.