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- Is the defense industry covered by REACH? B�ress, Judit // ENHESA Flash;Nov2009, Issue 50, p7
The article discusses whether defense industry is covered by the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH). It states that REACH does not make provisions on the exemption for the defense industry, but leaves it to Member States to allow for the exemptions from...
- EPA Eyes Perfluorinated Chemicals. BERGESON, LYNN // Chemical Processing (0009-2630);Mar2015, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p17
The article offers information on proposing an amendment by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to a significant new use rule (SNUR) for long-chain perfluoroalkyl carboxylate (LCPFAC) chemicals on January 21, 2015. Topics discussed include background on issues related to...
- LETTER OF PRINCIPLES FOR TOXIC CHEMICAL REGULATORY REFORM. // Rachel's Democracy & Health News;12/11/2008, Issue 989, p2
A letter is presented concerning toxic chemical regulatory reform in the U.S. which is addressed for President-elect Barack Obama.
- Oregon bans mercury products. // State Government News;Sep2001, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p9
Reports on the move of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber to sign into law a bill that mandates the phase out of products which contain mercury. Health and environmental concerns about mercury; Products that contain mercury which are covered by the legislation; Warning issued by the Oregon Health...
- From cigarettes to perfume, movement to limit choice attacks personal freedom. Kadow, Joseph // Nation's Restaurant News;04/13/98, Vol. 32 Issue 15, p40
Opinion. Examines legal ordinances prohibiting health degrading chemicals in the United States. Tightness of `1998 Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Act' in terms of levying fines and regulations; Outlawing of excessive serving sizes of foods with high fat content in restaurants by the Center for...
- N.Y. City takes shot at industry. Hall, Ron // Landscape Management;Jul96, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p12
Reports on the New York City Council's consideration of a measure requiring posting for all lawn/landscape chemical applications, including fertilizer. Landscape management groups opposing the measure; Court's disallowance of a Nassau County law which would have required applicators to mail...
- Letter from the Editor. Kath�fer, David Gro�e // Journal of Business Chemistry;Sep2008, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p79
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including "The value based portfolio management in response to REACh-A manual of different strategies for the chemical industry" and "Beyond forecasting: Responsive supply networks."
- The EPA is looking for a few bad apples. // Newsweek;2/13/89, Vol. 113 Issue 7, p65
Report on the Environmental Protection Agency's evaluation of Daminozide, a chemical used to make apples ripen and stay fresh. Also known as Alar, it poses a cancer risk fifty times greater than the EPA threshold. Most growers stopped using Alar after 1985. Tests; Contradictions; Alar use.
- Hidden hazards. Dougan, David // Science Teacher;Nov94, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p25
Reports on the authorization of a chemical removal program by the state of Maine. Percentage of the school districts that participated; ChemSafe as the model of the program; Components of the program; Efforts to counter opposition; Illustration of incidents; Impact of ChemSafe program..