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  • adj. Partially volatile

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ volatile

Examples

  • They collected samples from water run through the machines according to the manufacturers 'instructions and had an outside lab analyze the water for semivolatile compounds, including six common plasticizers (phthalates) used in consumer products.

    Inside CR Test Labs: Coffeemakers

  • The tests detected low levels of two semivolatile compounds — benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), a plasticizer, and benzyl alcohol, a solvent commonly used in inks, paints, and epoxy resins — in water heated in six of the seven coffeemakers models.

    Inside CR Test Labs: Coffeemakers

  • They collected samples from water run through the machines according to the manufacturers' instructions and had an outside lab analyze the water for semivolatile compounds, including six common plasticizers phthalates used in consumer products.

    Inside CR Test Labs: Coffeemakers

  • The tests detected low levels of two semivolatile compounds—benzyl butyl phthalate BBP, a plasticizer, and benzyl alcohol, a solvent commonly used in inks, paints, and epoxy resins—in water heated in six of the seven coffeemakers models.

    Inside CR Test Labs: Coffeemakers

  • "The results showed the tar ball-like material was non-detect for the crude-oil components that are considered to be hazardous - metals, and volatile and semivolatile organic compounds," according to the release.

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  • Therefore, the objective of this protocol is to outline recent developments in SPME technology that can be applied toward high-throughput automated qualitative and quantitative analyses of volatile and semivolatile compounds in wine samples.

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  • A 2006 study found the ground beneath the incinerator property was contaminated with heavy metals, semivolatile organic compounds and pesticides.

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  • (QA/QC), environmental reference materials, volatile and semivolatile organic compound methods and HPLC/MS.

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  • The consultant found in 2006 that the soil at the incinerator was contaminated with heavy metals; semivolatile organic compounds, which could mean anything from fuels to solvents to pesticides; and organochlorine pesticides, of which DDT is a notable example.

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