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- n. Plural form of water-repellent.
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Colouring can be added (mineral oxides) or water-repellents (2% calcium stearin).
The authorities are testing weather shields, heating elements and water-repellents, but
His research finds in the blood of a 19-year-old Italian woman, “brominated flame retardants, which are potential liver, thyroid, and neurological toxins that are used to coat many electronics; the pesticides DDT and lindane… perfluorinated chemicals, known carcinogens that are used as stain- and water-repellents on clothing, furniture, and nonstick cookware; and artificial musk aromas… that scientists claim can reduce the body’s ability to expel other toxins.”
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