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  • n. Any compound containing two isocyanate anions or functional groups, but especially such an organic compound used in the preparation of polyurethane


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  • On Friday afternoon, officials issued a new evacuation order because of a new chemical called toulene diisocyanate, which is used in plastic and other chemical manufacturing. - News

  • That unit, which will make methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), is scheduled to start up in early 2005.

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  • The willful violations are for failing to conduct noise monitoring for employees who were exposed to noise levels at or above a time-weighted average of 120 dBA, to identify and evaluate respiratory hazards associated with methylene diphenyl diisocyanate and to provide a carbon monoxide monitor for employees utilizing compressed air from an oil lubricated compressor as breathing air during blasting operations.

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  • Texas plant took down one of its two toluene diisocyanate (TDI) lines.

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  • North American polyurethane buyers should prepare for attempted price hikes from Dow Chemical by 10¢/lb for its pure and polymeric methylene diphenyl diisocyanate

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  • (MDI) and has pushed back its previously announced 5¢/lb toluene diisocyanate (TDI) price increase to June 1. announcement comes two months after the Midland, Mich. -based company announced a 10¢/lb and

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  • FREEPORT - Dow Chemical Co. will close a Texas Operations toluene diisocyanate facility permanently in the second quarter of this year after company leaders determined manufacturing the product in Freeport no longer was economically viable.

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  • Toluene diisocyanate primarily is used as an intermediate in the production of polyurethane products, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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  • Dow is closing the plant because it found an "alternate supply source" of toluene diisocyanate, also known as TDI, Dow spokeswoman Beth Dombrowa said.

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  • Toluene diisocyanate is used in products including bedding, car seats and furniture. Chronicle


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