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A flammable, potentially explosive, colorless liquid, C4H8O2, that is used as a solvent for fats, greases, and resins and in various products including paints, lacquers, glues, cosmetics, and fumigants.

[di- + ox(o)- + -ane.]
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The Army study focuses on how best to treat groundwater for TCE (Trichloroethylene) and 1,4 dioxane contamination.
With potential VOCs such as Toulene, Heptane, Dioxane, Tetrahydrofuran, Dimethyl, Formamide, Dichloromethane, we were quick to recommend the Ion Science TVOC fixed PID as a robust, reliable and accurate leak detection solution for this application.
2]h with a selectivity of 1062 through CS/sodium carboxymethyl cellulose PEC membrane [29], In all these, authors have made efforts only for the separation of alcohol series and no efforts have been made for the dehydration of dioxane, although it is an industrially important organic compound.
p] for NAM polymerization in dioxane (row 3) can be explained only by particular interaction of (like hydrogen bonding) vinyl group--solvent.
The 1,4 dioxane is a colourless, flammable liquid with faint odour and belongs to heterocyclic organic compound with two oxygen atoms, each with free electrons which make them hydrophilic and miscible in water (Fig.
The second was suspended in 50 ml of dioxane, stirred for 12 hours, extracted with dioxane + 1 percent [water.
In 2009, for example, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics analyzed dozens of children's products and found that many contained formaldehyde and 1,4 dioxane, two substances slated for removal by J&J.
This mineral sunscreen contains all-natural and certified-organic ingredients free of sodium lauryl sulfate, paraben and 1-4 dioxane and gluten, earning a "1" rating, www.
In June 2008, the California attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against four "natural" companies whose personal-care products had the highest dioxane levels: Avalon Natural Products, Beaumont Products, Nutribiotic, and Whole Foods Market.
The consumer group, Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, I learned, had commissioned a laboratory analysis of a number of children's shampoos and bath products, and was now trumpeting the discovery of undeclared formaldehyde and dioxane.
The Dubai Municipality had withdrawn from the local market 17 shampoos of five brands from China, India and Iran, whose samples had been found to be containing high percentage of carcinogenic dioxane 1.