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Table 8 Identified substances which were emitted by adsorption materials before exposure tests and their possible application in the product

From: Adsorbent media for the sustainable removal of organic air pollutants from museum display cases

Sample no./identified substancePossible application in the product
Natural zeolite (sample Z7)
Alkanes?
Molecular sieve (sample MS1)
Aromatic hydrocarbons, alkanes?
Adsorption foam (sample CF)
4,2-Methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK)Solvent
1,2-PropanediolSolvent
Hexamethylcyclotrisiloxane?
Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane?
2-Ethyl-1-hexanolSolvent; decomposition product of diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP)?
Silica gel (sample SG2)
Toluene, benzene, alkanes, 2,2,4,6,6-pentane methylheptaneSolvents?
Archival cardboard (sample AC1)
Siloxanes?
Dibutyl phthalate (DBP)Plasticizer
2,2,4-Trimethyl-1,3-pentanediol-monoisobutyrate (TMPD-MIB)Solvent/film-former in paints, lacquers, adhesives; plasticizer