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Cefic - Chemistry Terms
Category: Sciences > Chemistry Terminology
Date & country: 24/09/2008, EU
Words: 285


SBR
See styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR)

SBS
Styrene-butadiene-styrene

SCF
Scientific Committee for Food (EU)

SCHC
Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (USA)

SCHIP
Standing Committee on Hazard Information and Packaging (set up under HSE) (UK)

SCHP
Association of Chemical Industry of the Czech Republic

SCI
Society of Chemical Industry

SCOEL
Scientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limits

SCOOP
Scientific Co-operation (Member States` sharing in technical work for the EU Commission)

SCP
Sustainable consumption and Production

SDA
Soap and Detergent Association

SDIA
Soap and Detergent Industry Association

TABD
Trans-Atlantic Business Dialogue

TAED
Tetraacetylethylenediamine. See ethylene amines

TAIEX
Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Bureau. Organisation reporting to DG enlargement to support countries applying to the European Union membership

TBC
Tertiary butyl catechol

TBT
1. See tributyltin (TBT). 2. Technical Barriers to Trade

TC
Technical Committee

TC 225
(CEN) Technical Committee 225

TCC
Tag (Tagliabue) Closed Up : a flash point test method

TCCL
Toxic Chemicals Control Law (South Korea)

TCE


TCMA
Toxic Chemicals Management Association (set up under the Toxic Chemicals Control Law – South Korea)

TDI


TDMA


TEA


TEC
1. Technical and Environmental Centre. 2. Technical and Environment Committee

Technical Guidance Documents (TGD)
Technical Guidance Document in support of Commission Directive 93/67/EEC on risk assessment for new notified substances and Commission Regulation (EC) 1488/94 on risk assessment for existing substances

TEGBE


TEGDEME


TEGEE


TEGME


UBA
Umweltbundesambt (German Federal Environment Bureau)

UCC
Uniform Code Council

UECBV
Union Européenne du Commerce du Bétail et de la Viande

UEL
Upper Explosive Limit. See Upper Flammable Limit (UFL)

UES
Uniform Emission Standard

UFL


UIC


UICC
International Union against Cancer

ulcer
A lesion (wound/injury) on the surface of the skin or mucous surface

ULD
Upper Limb Disorder

UN
United Nations

UN EDITRANS
Inland Transport Committee Databank

UN Number
United Nations Substance Identification Number (for transport purposes). ALSO: SIN

UNCSD
United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development

UNCTAD
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNECE
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNEP


UNFCCC
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UNICE
Union des Industries de la Communauté Européenne / Union of Industrial and Employers` Confederations of Europe

VAM
1. See vinyl acetate monomer (VAM). 2. Valid Analytical Measurement Programme

vapour density


VATG
Vinyl Acetate Toxicology Group (USA)

VCI
Verband der (deutschen) Chemischen Industrie e.V. (German chemical industry federation)

VCM


VDU
Visual Display Unit

VERIK
Emergency and Information Centre of the Hungarian Chemical Industry

VFA
Verband Forschender Arzneinmittelhersteller

VIC
Volatile Inorganic Compounds

VIF
Virtually Impermeable Film

viscous
Having resistance to flow

VNCI
Vereniging van de Nederlandse Chemische Industrie (Dutch chemical industry federation)

VOC
See Volatile Organic Compound (VOC)

WAA
Water Authorities Association

WAMITAB
Waste Management Industry Training Advisory Board

WATCH
Working Group on the Assessment of Toxic Chemicals (set up under the HSE) (UK)

water-reactive


WBCSD
World Business Council for Sustainable Development

WCO
World Customs Organisation

WDA
Waste Disposal Authority (UK)

WEC
World Environment Centre

WEEE
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

WF
Work Flow

WHO
World Health Organisation. Directing and co-ordinating authority on international health work that strives to bring the highest level of health to all peoples

WICE
World Industry Council for the Environment

WICEM
World Industry Conference on Environmental Management

WIFI
Wirtschaftsförderungsinstitut (AT)

WIPO
World Intellectual Property Organisation

WMO
World Meteorological Organisation

WQO
Water Quality Objective

WRA
Waste Regulation Authority

XPS


ZCHFP
Association of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry of the Slovak Republic

zeolite adsorbents
Synthetic and natural crystalline alumino-silicates used as molecular sieves to purify gases in chemical processes and to adsorb water in a variety of other applications