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Chemicals / Solvents / Cleaners

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Solid and liquid chemicals: Chemicals used in laboratories, carbide, phosphide, chlorate, heavy metal salts, hydrogen peroxide chemicals;
Brines: Ammoniac, caustic alkali, caustic chalk, caustic sodium, paint remover;
Bitumen, tar, roofing felt, bitumen shingle, roofing
Solvents (halogenated): Methylene chloride, chloroform; PER; TRI; TETRA;
Solvents (halogen free): Acetone, alcohols, methylated spirits, cold cleaner, nitrogen dilution, test fuel, terpentine substitution, thinner, toluol, washing fuel, White Spirit, xylol;
Acids: formic acid, citric acid; acetic acid, oxalic acid, phosphor acid, nitric acid, hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid, hydrofluoric acid, perchloric acid;
Alkali, acid, neutral cleaners

Info:

Chemical substances may be toxic, cancerous, caustic, inflammable or fire promoting. They are harmful for the soil, water, plants, animals and humans. 

Bitumen and products containing bitumen may contain volatile, cancerous substances. They aren't biodegradable.

Most solvents are inflammable, more or less dangerous for human beings and the environment.

Acid and alkali cleaners are caustic, i.e. they destroy the human tissue and contaminate water.

Preventing/Reducing:

Use the right quantity of chemical substances and enquire with professional resellers about environment friendly alternatives.

Before buying specific cleaners, check if you really need them.

In many cases less is more and using the right dosage can help you save money.

Use detergents and cleaning products which are environmental friendly. Take notes of guidance on www.clever-akafen.lu.

Recycling/environment correct disposal:

Solvents collected separately are distilled and returned into the economic circuit. Mixtures of solvents undergo high temperature treatment in appropriate installations.

Chemicals undergo high temperature treatment in appropriate installations in order to destroy toxic substances.

 

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