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CHEMICALS IN EVERYDAY PRODUCTS

By: Andrea R.

Healthcare
Label Formul a Info. On Chemical Hazards Producti on Methods
Hydration of propylene. It can also be produced with the hydrogenat ion of acetone. The process of hydration can be done in an indirect way that is with sulfuric acid and a direct

Other Uses
Can also be used to dissolve essential oils, alkaloids, rubbers, resins, derived from cellulose, and coatings. Can be used to clean any optical objects (glasses, camera

(C3H8O)

C2H5OH

Ethanol
propane-1ol Butan-2-ol Acetone

H3CCH2CH2OH

H3CCH2CH2OH
(CH3)2C O

Propylene

Alcohol Isopropyl
C3H6

Propanol

Inhalation: may cause irritation to through or nose. Severe exposure causes headaches and nausea. Ingestion: small toxicity. Great quantities of it may produce burning of digestive system, narcosis, unconsciousness, stomach cramps, pain, vomit and diarrhea. Skin: Irritation Eyes: Irritation Chronic Effects: May cause skin to dry up and crack.

Propylene

Reason of interest: Because it was one of the many ingredients that I didnt know alcohol had. Also because it caught more my attention.

What else do they do with it? It is needed for the production of films, packaging, caps and for other closure applications.

Demand for this? During the year 2008 the sales for propylene reached a value of over 90 billion US dollars.

How is it made? With various fossil fuels- petroleum, natural gas and, to a very small extent, coal. It a byproduct of oil refining and natural gas processing.

Hazardous? Yes, it is considered a volatile organic compound, and a hazardous air pollutant.

Food
Label Formula Info. On chemical Hazards Production Methods Other Uses
Eye contact: Solid sugar is Unlikely to placed in a large, cause eye stainless, steel, irritation. hopper. It has a Skin contact: tapered bottom Unlikely to which funnels the cause skin sugar into the irritation extruder*. Sugar Inhalation: melts and becomes Reactive dyes a molted liquid. The have been extruder then associated throws the strand of with sugar in all respiratory directions from the sensitization. holes in its sides. As Ingestion: it exits from the Unlikely to holes the sugar cause cools down creating irritation. long solid strands which stick to the sides of the circular

C12H22O1
1

Sugar and Food coloring

none

(sucrose
)
Cotton Candy

Sucrose

What is it made of?

Made from glucose and fructose units.

Where does it come from?

They are obtained from sugar beets of sugar canes.

Hazardous?

Not really, unless you ingest to much of it. Then it could cause tooth decay, diabetes, obesity, or gout.

Sources

Food: http://www.bohemiantattooarts.com/media/uploads/MSDS -sheets-Starbrite/Cotton%20Candy.pdf http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_chemical_formula _for_cotton_candy http://www.madehow.com/Volume-4/Cotton-Candy.html#b http://www.elmhurst.edu/~chm/vchembook/546sucrose.ht ml Healthcare: http://www.corquiven.com.ve/esp/MSDS%5CMSDSALCOHOL_ISOPROPILICO.pdf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propene