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Halowax is a New York-based company that was later owned by Union Carbide.[1] It was subsequently taken over by Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based Koppers,[2] which was later renamed Beazer East.[3] It is the largest US producer of polychlorinated naphthalenes and polychlorinated biphenyls for floor finishing and similar applications.

See Polychlorinated naphthalene and Polychlorinated biphenyl.


  1. ^ Johansen, Bruce Elliott (2003). The Dirty Dozen: Toxic Chemicals and the Earth's Future. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 23. ISBN 0-275-97702-1. 
  2. ^ Vanderbilt, Byron Michael (1971). Thomas Edison, Chemist. American Chemical Society. p. 256. 
  3. ^ "Beazer East, Inc. (Formerly: Koppers Co. Inc.-Bridgeville)" (PDF). Environmental Protection Agency. Retrieved 2008-07-04.