Environmental issues and green technologies are also among the leading topics this year, with special sessions devoted to volatile organic compound reductions, renewable content polyols, and environment, health and safety.
What does VOC stand for?
VOC stands for Volatile Organic Compound
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- Vlaamse Oldtimer Club (Dutch: Flemish Oldtimer Club; automobile club; Belgium)
- Voice of Criticism
- Voice of Customer (marketing)
- Voice of the Customer (systems engineering)
- Voice of the Customer (US Postal Service)
- Voice-Over Credits
- Voices of Chinese
- Volatile Organic Chemical (classification)
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According to the EPA, Hillards Creek, a residential area near the facility, and the Gibbsboro Nature Preserve are contaminated with Lead, volatile organic compounds and semi-volatile organic compounds related to activities at the former plant.
Their topics include the risk assessor as customer, initial sample preparation, metal analysis, analyzing inorganic parameters, petroleum and polyaromatic hydrocarbons, volatile organic compounds, non- halogenated organic compounds including semi-volatile organic compounds, and ecological assessment and toxicity screening in contaminated land analysis.
APPLICATION: Catalytic incineration is a feasible technology for removing volatile organic compounds and malodorous sulfur-containing emissions at low operating temperatures.
The EPA did that in the 1990s after Los Angeles, Burbank and Glendale water supplies were contaminated with a cocktail of volatile organic compounds.
These regulations limit the amount of volatile organic compounds in products used in maintaining and operating homes and other establishments, as well as in certain personal care products.
Stacy Seeley, "it makes sense that there may be volatile organic compounds in your breath that could serve as biomarkers for disease.
Thorsten Jurk and his colleagues presented a first-of-its-kind study in which passive collection systems were used to measure levels of 29 volatile organic compounds in the air of participants' homes over a 4-week period.