Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


 (flo͝or′ō-kĕm′ĭ-kəl, flôr′-)
A chemical compound containing fluorine, especially a fluorocarbon.
References in periodicals archive ?
Archroma's innovative next-generation fluorochemical alternative is PFOA-free* C6 Nuva N supporting the switch away from long-chain fluorotelomer products that may contain PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid).
This year, we're excited to have 3M Laboratory Manager Karl Weilandt, a fluoropolymer and fluorochemical scientist as our featured expert from 3M Labs.
China is the largest fluorochemical market in the world and produces over half of global output, benefitting from its strong position in the raw material fluorspar.
In fact, each progressive and costly change in fluorochemical chemistry has led to alternatives that were previously uncompetitive.
AGC is Japan's first fluorochemical corporate sponsor of the bluesign standard.
In the 1980s, the law firm helped 3M defend its food packaging products to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), and it counseled the company again in the 1990s, when the FDA and Environmental Protection Agency investigated the tech giant's fluorochemical business.
Half-life of serum elimination of perfluorooctanesulfonate, perfluorohexanesulfonate, and perfluorooctanoate in retired fluorochemical production workers.
Tokyo, July 20, 2011 - (JCN) - Daikin Industries will establish a new production facility for the fluoroelastomer DAI-EL at the Changshu Factory of its subsidiary Daikin Fluorochemicals (China), a company that manufactures and sells fluorochemical products in China.
Acota is a leading provider of Fluorochemical and Specialty Additive Materials in the UK industry sector, and works closely with 3M and other leading fluorochemical manufacturers.
The true potential of these fluorochemicals and related products will be determined by the demands of the paint and coatings industry and must come from a collaborative effort between fluorosurfactant/fluorochemical suppliers and the coatings manufacturers.
reports that its Textiles Effects business has agreed to acquire DuPont's global fluorochemical business for the nonwovens industry.
Widespread fluorochemical contamination of fish, birds, and other animals turned up in a survey by Kurunthachalam Kannan and Ewan F.