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BHC

British High Commission

A British embassy in a Commonwealth country. The high commissioner ranks as ambassador to that country. The term dates to the title used for the administrators indirectly ruled by the British Empire.
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D=EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0682-0583) letter to the EPA criticizing the benzene rules, saying the agency "has overstated the risk associated with refinery emissions" and challenging the EPA's estimates of benzene's cancer risks.
The grouping of social, economic, and environmental problems belonging to the different economic sectors involved with chemical substances, especially workers and the innumerable environmental effects related to the many types of interaction with these substances, constitute what is known as "The Chemical Question", the backdrop for the discussion of benzene.
Chronic environmental exposure over a period of years can be detrimental because when attached to DNA, benzene can cause cancers like leukemia.
Benzene is a major feedstock to manufacture ethylbenzene, which was at the forefront in terms of volumetric consumption in 2012, mainly driven by the growing demand of styrene.
In order to reduce the air contamination occurring due to high levels of benzene, RIL and IIP decided to co-develop a distillation process.
The conversion of benzene was calculated according to the following formula: conversion of benzene =(initial quantity of benzene - residual quantity of benzene) / (initial quantity of benzene) ; the selectivity of aniline was obtained according to the following formula: selectivity = (aniline produced)/(benzene consumed).
Company snapshots, including company overview, business description and information on current and upcoming Benzene plants
1] This study was important as prolonged exposure to benzene and air pollutants may cause known hematological and neurological toxic effects and cancers.
With snapshot benzene measurement, MultiRAE Benzene allows confined space pre-screening with one instrument rather than two, and can quickly evaluate potential benzene sources," added Malltet.
To our knowledge, no previous studies have evaluated the association between benzene exposure and NHL in the context of a population-based prospective cohort study with diverse occupational histories.
With incremental benzene demand supplied by imported materials, the market is more vulnerable to supply delays or interruptions, and market prices have had a tendency to be volatile.
The Central Pollution Control Board ( CPCB) and Maulana Azad Medical College have already shown in their studies that there is an increased level of benzene in Delhi's air.