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Re: HyperSolv -Reply



Two questions:1)What is the advantage of changing frying pans from an
ozone-depleter to a low molecular weight alkyl bromide?(remember DBCP) 2)
What is the flash point of n-propyl bromide?

Bill Bilkovich, EQC
3651 Cherry Bluff Ln
Tallahassee, Fl 32312-1001
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bilko@vistech.net


On Sat, 13 Sep 1997 NorthTec@aol.com wrote:

> Hypersolv is the trade name (for Great Lakes Chemical Co.) for normal propyl
> bromide [n-PB]  a solvent which has essentially the same distillation and
> solvent properties as does 1,1,1 Trichloroethane.  Albemarle Corporation
> produces the same product under the trade name Abzol.  This new choice in
> cleaning solvents allows you to avoid the
> expense of compliance with  NESHAP. 
> 
> The EPA has communicated that they intend to propose SNAP approval of n-PB.
>  This will be done within the next few months.  There will be two conditions
> of use: (1) 100 ppm exposure limit,
> and (2) protective equipment required to avoid skin contact.  
> 
> Two US manufacturers are Great Lakes Chemical (West Lafayette, IN) and
> Albemarle Chemical (Baton Rouge, LA).  Contact  numbers are as follows:
> 
> Great Lakes Chemical Co (GLCC):  (317) 497-6100
> Albemarle Corp:  (504) 388-7040
> 
> 
> Janice Baker
> NorthTec
> PO Box 127
> Bigfork, MN  56628
> NorthTec@aol.com
>