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- Boric acid. Heindel, Jerrold; Fail, Patricia // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements;Feb97 Supplement 1, Vol. 105, p275
Presents an abstract of a study on the toxic effect of boric acid on rodent reproduction, under the auspices of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program in North Carolina. Affected sex; Study confounders; General, reproductive and postnatal...
- The Effect of Pregnancy on Renal Clearance of Boron in Humans: A Study Based on Normal Dietary Intake of Boron. Pahl, Madeleine V.; Culver, B. Dwight; Strong, Philip L.; Murray, F. Jay; Vaziri, Nosratola D. // Toxicological Sciences;Apr2001, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p252
Boron occurs most frequently in nature as borates and boric acid, never as the free element. Its largest uses are in glass, detergents, and agriculture. Essential for higher plants, there is growing evidence for essentiality in vertebrates. Humans consume daily about a milligram of boron, mostly...
- Garden furniture importers hailed as greenest in sector. Appleby, Matthew // Horticulture Week;11/26/2010, p11
The article features the comments of Leisure & Outdoor Furniture Association (LOFA) regarding garden furniture importers in Great Britain.
- Taiwan no longer tops in furniture imports. L.A. // Wood & Wood Products;May95, Vol. 100 Issue 6, p14
Reports that Canada has replaced Taiwan as the largest furniture importer. Drop in U.S. imports of wood furniture from Taiwan; Significance of the North American market; Establishment of Taiwanese furniture companies in China.
- Trading figures between UK and Belgium dwindles. // Cabinet Maker;11/15/2013, Issue 5861, p10
The article reports that according to the federation of the Belgian textiles, woodworking and furniture industry, Fedustria there was a decline of 9.7 percent in furniture exported from Belgium to Great Britain in 2013.
- Exports increase 14% in 2010. // Furniture/Today;4/2/2011, Vol. 35 Issue 30, p174
The article reports on the 14% increase in the furniture exports of the U.S. in 2010, wherein nearly 2.5 billion dollars increase in exports was recorded from 2.2 billion dollars in 2009.
- Furniture exports to Belgium grow in Q1. // Cabinet Maker;11/16/2012, Issue 5813, p10
The article reports that the Great Britain furniture export to Belgium grew by 38 percent in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, whereas the amount of Belgian furniture exported to Great Britain has declined by 14.5 percent for the first quarter of 2012.
- Boric Acid Is Reproductively Toxic to Adult Xenopus laevis, but Not Endocrine Active. Fort, Douglas J.; Fort, Troy D.; Mathis, Michael B.; Ball, R. Wayne // Toxicological Sciences;Nov2016, Vol. 154 Issue 1, p16
The potential reproductive and endocrine toxicity of boric acid (BA) in the African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis, was evaluated using a 30-day exposure of adult frogs. Adult female and male frogs established as breeders were exposed to a culture water control and 4 target (nominal) test...
- Imports resume climb. Carroll, Brian // Furniture/Today;4/21/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p30
Reports on the performance of the furniture imports in the U.S. Increase in Chinese furniture exports to the country; Aggressiveness of Malaysia and Thailand in boosting furniture exports in reaction to Chinese competition; Link of the Chinese furniture production with Taiwanese factory owners...