Exciting new Bio Solutions blends and formulas utilise high performance technologies which offer industrial users effective cleaners, solvents and speciality products without the environmental or personal hazards associated with traditional toxic chemistries.
In addition to our established product range, our labs are constantly developing new formulas to meet specific client requirements. In fact, we take pride in our ability to produce a bespoke product to resolve a customer challenge which is not only "green" but also with higher efficacy to their chemical equivalent.
Biodegradability is measured by the amount of time it takes for large organic molecules to break down into smaller molecules in the environment. A chemical that is readily biodegradable begins to breakdown immediately and eventually degrades into water, mineral salts, carbon dioxide and other oxides. Products that are not biodegradable may accumulate in the ecosystem and pose a potential danger of entering plant and animal tissue. Many products are touted as biodegradable and probably are, but it is the speed with which this occurs that is important.
Toxic substances can be defined as those chemicals present in the workplace which are capable of causing harm to people. In this definition, the term chemical includes dusts, mixtures, and common materials such as paints, adhesive, fuels and solvents.
Carcinogens are agents that can cause cancer. In industry, there are many potential exposures to carcinogens. Generally, workplace exposures especially in the industrial sector are considered to be at higher levels than for public exposures. "Potential occupational carcinogen" means any substance, or combination or mixture of substances, which causes an increased incidence of benign and/or malignant tumours (neoplasms), or a substantial decrease in the latency period between exposure and onset of tumours in humans or in one or more experimental mammalian species as the result of any oral, respiratory or dermal exposure, or any other exposure which results in the induction of tumours at a site other than the site of administration.
The Bio Solutions solvents manufactured by Nanotera Bio Solutions are non-polar plant-based solvents which provide the same or higher performance characteristics of traditional halogenated or chlorinated solvents with few or none of the disadvantages. Bio Solutions solvents include solvents that are water miscible and non-miscible and 100% evaporative and non-evaporative with Kauri Butinal (KB) values ranging from 150 to over 1000..
The Bio Solutions Safety Solvents do not compromise on their performance by easily exceeding the highest values available for chlorinated solvents such as l,l,l-Trichloroethane, Xylene or Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK). Generally, Bio Solutions safety Solvents are non-reactive with cleaning surfaces including elastomerics such as viton, butyl, nylon, acrylics, HDPE/LDPE, styrenes, urethanes, vinyls and most inorganic paints and coatings.
Petroleum Distillates: Petroleum is a non-renewable resource. The extraction and refining of petroleum causes more environmental harm. Petroleum distillates include fuels such as gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel, heating oil, lubricating oils such as mineral oil and hexane.
Some petroleum-based solvents such a petroleum distillates are central nervous system depressants, and can also affect the liver and kidneys.
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