TITLE

The sweet smell of success

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/16/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 39, Special Section p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a successful scientific collaboration has enabled Sto to develop a paint that removes odours from rooms, activated merely by ambient lighting conditions. The key to the paint's action is the catalytic effect of a specially developed titanium dioxide pigment in the formulation.
ACCESSION #
22959435

 

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