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packaging gases
argon
(E938),
used for canned products
helium
(E939),
used for canned products
nitrogen
(E941)
oxygen
(E948),
used eg. for packaging of vegetables
hydrogen
(E949)
carbon
dioxide
(E290, also propellant)
Aerosol propellants:
dichlorodifluoromethane
(E940),
rarely used
nitrous
oxide
(E942),
used for aerosol whipped cream canisters
butane
(E943a)
isobutane
(E943b)
propane
(E944)
H
2
0, N
2
,O
2
,CO
2
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RETAILING
Packaging constituents
(plasticizers, antioxidants, monomers,
catalysts, solvents...)
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