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Altogether, an industry analyst has estimated the Gulf region produces 40 percent of the country’s chlor-alkali and vinyl and about 60 percent of the country’s ethylene, polyethylene, and polypropylene.
Many of these cleaners contain corrosive alkalis, which can have grave effects on your gastrointestinal track and respiratory system if inhaled or ingested.
The alkali breaks down the body’s proteins and fats.
Named for the white alkali deposits left by floodwaters, that storied neighborhood rode the capital’s fortunes through good times and bad.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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