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September 10, 2005
What's in it?
Ever wondered about what's really in hair coloring, Silly Putty, Cheese Wiz, artificial snow, or self-tanners? Chemical & Engineering News presents a collection of articles that gives you a look at the chemistry behind a wide variety of everyday products. For instance, did you know that Cheez Whiz is "pasteurized process cheese sauce"? That "new car smell" is a soup of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), mostly toluene, acetone, xylenes, styrene, 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene, various C5 to C12 alkanes, ethylbenzene, and ethylene glycol butyl ether? Now you can.