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    Denture teeth can be made of acrylic poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) or composite resins. PMMA is a polymer - a material made the from joining of methyl methacrylate monomers. Properties of PMMA include resistance to abrasion, chemical stability and a high boiling point. (Jun Shen et al. 2011). However, weak flexure and impact strength of PMMA are of concern as they account for denture failure. (Bolayir G, Boztug A and Soygun K. 2013). Composite denture teeth are made of a three distinct phases

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    Alternatives for Acrylic Nails Consumers

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    Alternatives for Acrylic Nails Consumers During the past few years the concept of acrylic nails have become a big industry across the world. Occupying an important part especially in females. The obsessive search for beautification has led to the use of cosmetics as a way of encountering that perfect appearance. Although that perfect appearance may result at a high price. Acrylic nails consumers rarely are aware of the consequences of the use of highly harmful chemicals contained by artificial

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    The Pros and Cons to Artificial Nails

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    being introduced to when they go to the nail salon. In the late 70s the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) banned a chemical by the name of Methyl Methacrylate, also known as... ... middle of paper ... ...LEMS." Daily News of Los Angeles (CA) 24 Oct. 1988: NewsBank - Archives. Web. 20 Nov. 2013. Fisher, Alexander A. "Cross Reactions Between Methyl Methacrylate Monomer And Acrylic Monomers Presently Used In Acrylic Nail Preparations." Contact Dermatitis (01051873) 6.5 (1980): 345-347. Academic Search

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    The Bhopal disaster took place in India in 1984 at the UCC plant, more than 40 tons of methyl isocyanate escaped out of a faulty valve killing over 3800 people instantly in the town of Bhopal. It caused many thousands more to suffer greatly, and die from significant morbidity, and premature death. The significance of it all has been very catastrophic, it is considered to be the worst “man” made disaster. The company tried to divert attention away from its self to avoid accountability. However

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    Raghu Rai, an Indian photojournalist and photographer, formerly worked with India today (Indian weekly magazine & news television channel) and covered the World’s Worst Industrial Disaster, The Bhopal Gas Tragedy. The picture shown above is captured by Raghu Rai and invades our mind with feart. This gas tragedy occurred in Bhopal’s multinational Union Carbide Corporation's pesticide formulation plant. Around 40 tons menthyl-iso-cyanate gas leaked on 2nd December, 1984 causing instantaneous deaths

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    In the year 1919, on January 15th, Boston experienced a strange disaster. This said disaster is now known as the Boston Molasses Flood. The disaster occurred when an above-ground tank filled with 26 million pounds of molasses burst and unleashed a wave of molasses from eight to fifty feet high and moving at 35 miles per hour killed people and destroyed buildings in the surrounding neighborhood. After the wave of molasses had slowed down, it settled at two to three feet in depth. Acting like quicksand

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    The objective of the present study was to prepare modified release matrix tablets containing ketorolac tromethamine as a candidate drug using Kollidon®SR either alone or combined. Modified release tablets prepared by direct compression method. The in vitro release studies carried out in USP dissolution apparatus two (paddle) in 900 ml of distilled water, the obtained data analysed using model dependent methods such as zero order, first order, Higuchi and Kores-Meyer Peppas. Regression coefficient

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    Physical Geography

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    Physical Geography What is MTBE and Why we should be Concerned !! MTBE stands for Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether. In 1990 congress passed the Clean Air Act to reduce smog in cities that were listed as ozone non-attainment area. Congress mandated Reformulated Gasoline (RFG) as part of the act. Congress mandated as part of it formula, a 2% by weight oxygenate to be added to RFG to reduce hydrocarbon SMOG pollutants from automobile exhaust emissions. MTBE is a chemical, which promotes more

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    pervaporation process has become a prime alternative and is extensively studied particularly in the chemical and petrochemical industries due to the process versatility. One of the classic example of its application is the separation of methanol (MeOH) from methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) in the production of octane enhancers for fuel blend, which has already been commercialized using cellulose acetate by Air Products [1, 2]. Since then, efforts have been devoted to producing the optimal membrane material for

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    A similar yet distinct situation is happening today in the gasoline industry. In order to reduce the pollution that vehicles emit oxygenates are added to gasoline. Oxygenates reduce the amount of toxins released. The most common used oxygenate is methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE). MTBE like margarine has had some unexpected and previously unseen harmful effects on the human health when used in cold climate areas. It has caused respiratory problems, nausea, headaches, and tissue inflammation and

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