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SB

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for SOLOMON ISLANDS.

SB

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Solomon Islands. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Solomon Islander bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the Solomon Islands. This is used as an international standard for shipping to the Solomon Islands. Each province and the capital territory has its own code with the prefix "SB." For example, the code for the Province of Isabel is ISO 3166-2:SB-IS.
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Eyi said SPMP's vision is to provide a clean, sustainable and environmentally compliant source of antimony to global consumers.
Effects of antimony on various organs of rats have been conventionally described by many authors.
Electrochemical tests by the team showed that electrodes made of these antimony nanocrystals perform equally well in sodium and lithium ion batteries.
In November 2008, CDC launched a health hazard evaluation by requesting and reviewing the workers' compensation claims related to antimony exposure.
The annual world production of antimony ranges between 50,000 and 130,000 tonnes; more than half of all the antimony produced today is used as a flame-retardant additive in plastics, textiles, rubber and adhesives.
Grades of antimony oxide include high-tint TMS, low-tint Trutint and submicron Microfine.
Antimony is used in the manufacturer of polyethylene terephthalate bottles.
In the third condition, after the air was replaced with nitrogen, the pressure in the flask was reduced to about 30 mm Hg and the flask sealed, For studies concerning the antimony catalysts, the molar ratio of catalyst to substrate was kept at 1:25.
LOI Flammability of FR/PVC Blends With Phosphate Esters and Antimony Oxide.
And this antimony of opposite principles - analogous to the fact that social and institutional life in England is more strictly controlled by tradition and convention, yet gives more scope to individual 'eccentricity' than anywhere else - can be observed throughout the history of English art and letters.
The first notices of Paracelsus in France occurred in the 1560s concerning the dispute over the use of antimony as a drug, which ended with a decree of the Parlement of Paris banning the internal use of antimony, a temporary victory for the Galenists.
Since 1978, some European foundries have used antimony (Sb) to produce a permanently refined Al-Si eutectic alloy for the production of certain automotive castings, including wheels, brake master cylinders, connecting rods, suspension arms and brake calipers.