hygroscopic hygroscopic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) absorbing moisture (as from the air)

Usage(s):

  1. A hygroscopic agent is what attracts and retains moisture in tobacco.
  2. Only other ingredient cigaret companies reveal is a hygroscopic agent mixed with the tobacco to attract moisture.
  3. Like silica gel, the new material is highly hygroscopic absorbs moisture, dehumidifies air.

News

  • EMD Millipore Introduces DRYPOUR™ Packaging System To Minimize Caking Of Pharmaceutical Raw Materials

    EMD Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck KGaAof Darmstadt, Germany, has introduced the DRYPOUR™ packaging system, which minimizes caking of hygroscopic salts used in pharmaceutical manufacturing during transport and storage. The system, which consists of a polyethylene drum with a tamper-evident seal, a polyethylene liner with integrated desiccant bags and a breathable interior Tyvek® ...
    on February 7, 2014     Source: PharmaceuticalOnline

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