methylene chloride


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methylene chloride

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for dichloromethane

meth′ylene chlo′ride


n.
a colorless, volatile liquid, CH2Cl2, used chiefly as a solvent, refrigerant, and local anesthetic in dentistry.
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Noun1.methylene chloride - a nonflammable liquid used as a solvent and paint remover and refrigerant
chloride - any compound containing a chlorine atom
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Stating that "the amount of methylene chloride consumed from coffee that has been decaffeinated with this solvent will be far less than we estimated in 1985," Young said that, "when FDA tentatively determined that the lifetime carcinogenic risk from methylene chloride was less than one in a million for those consumers preferentially consuming large amounts of decaffeinated coffee the agency used the conservative assumptions that ground coffee would contain methylene chloride at the maximum limit allows, and that all methylene chloride would be extracted in the brewed coffee.
He noted that questions about processing are not an issue in Europe, even though his company uses both methylene chloride and ethyl acetate processes.
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Foamex in Corry, Erie County, formerly used methylene chloride as the ingredient to fluff the polyurethane foam it produces.
I'm guilty of turning up my nose at methylene chloride decaffeinated coffee.
It eliminates the use of methylene chloride and other HAPs in toxic chemical strippers, reducing the extent of worker protection required and eliminating potential hazardous wastes.
The EFS-2500 paint stripper is designed as a replacement for hazardous methylene chloride based paint strippers.
Decaffeination process in Europe which use methylene chloride will probably be converting to other solvents over the next three to five years despite the fact that all agree it is a safe method, according to Dave Parker, assistant vice president at Mercon.
Global methylene chloride markets report covers the drivers, restrains, opportunities and challenges related to methylene chloride and divides the industry on basis of application and region for the purpose of this research analysis.
The literature search strategy was based on the CASRN (75-09-02) in addition to the common names dichloromethane and methylene chloride.