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  • n. Plural form of siloxane.


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  • Lipstick, one of the little daily touches we add to make ourselves look and feel polished, contains a caustic cocktail of scary chemicals including an unsavory suite of substances known as siloxanes, which have been hard-line linked to cancer, uterine tumors and other types of damage to the female reproductive system.

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  • The trifecta of D4, D5 and D6 siloxanes are routinely found in such everyday items as lipstick, body lotions, hair-care products, soaps, cookware and home cleaning products.

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  • The Institute analyzed five categories of PCE alternatives for dry cleaning: hydrocarbons (HC), volatile methyl siloxanes (VMS), substituted aliphatic glycol ethers (SGE), wet cleaning, and liquid carbon dioxide (CO2).

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  • The cosmetics chemicals posing a danger to the environment are the siloxanes D4 and D5, which are used as emollients to soften the skin and are found in most personal care products on the market in Canada and the United States.

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  • Of the three substances of concern to the environment, regulations will be developed to set a concentration limit for siloxanes D4 and D5 in products and for wastewater generated during the manufacturing process.

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  • Canada will prioritize the chemicals, known as D4 and D5 siloxanes, for action under the government's Chemicals Management Plan to ensure that exposures are safe for people and the environment.

  • (thiourea, Pigment Yellow 34, Pigment Red 104, isoprene and epichlorohydrin) and three to the environment (siloxanes D4 and D5, and 2,4,6-tri-tert-butylphenol or TTBP).

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  • Other green innovations include: using all of the biogas from digesters to generate renewable thermal and electrical energy heating the raw solids by first using heat recovered as digesting thermophilic biosolids are cooled to mesophilic temperatures in the TPAD system continuing to heat solids to thermophilic temperatures and maintaining digesters at this level using heat recovered from the engines used to generate power treating digester gas to remove water, siloxanes, hydrogen sulfide, and particulates to levels required for the advanced engine-generators Digital 50 Daily Industry News RSS Feed


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