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Document ID (ISN)69804
CIS number 97-1582
ISSN - Serial title 1120-2971 - Prevenzione oggi
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ortaggi G., et al.
Title Reduction of toxic substances during the incineration of polymers
Original title Riduzione di sostanze tossiche nella combustione di polimeri [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Apr.-June 1994, Vol.VI, No.2, p.19-33. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract Gaseous pyrolysis products of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) have been investigated with and without the addition of ferrocene. Even at the concentration of 1%, this metallocene was able to prevent the production of benzene and of other toxic compounds such as toluene, naphthalene and biphenyl. Ferrocene therefore may prove useful in the thermal destruction of PVC residues in incinerators.
Descriptors (primary) polyvinyl chloride; incinerators; pyrolysis products; ferrocene
Descriptors (secondary) biphenyl; naphthalene; toluene; benzene
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Fires