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OCS
Octachlorostyrene (OCS)

Octachlorostyrene (OCS)

Definition

A byproduct from manufacture of CTC and PCE at the former Solvents Plant at BIP.
Off-gas

Off-gas

Definition

In the Botany Treatment Plant it refers to the gas containing volatile organic compounds generated by the air-stripping process, which is then treated in the thermal oxidiser.
See also: GTP, Thermal oxidation (TO)
Oxidation

Oxidation

Definition

The loss of one or more electrons by an atom, molecule or ion. This changes the physical and chemical characteristics of the atom, molecule or ion.
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