Citations with the tag: CHEMICALS
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- Quarterly chemical output report.
// Chemical Week; 2/1/95, Vol. 156 Issue 4, p23
Reports on the production of chemicals in the United States. Organics; Synthetic resins; Inorganics.
- Cleaner catalysts win environment prize.
// New Scientist; 2/15/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1808, p28
Announces that a new series of solid catalysts, dubbed envirocats, have won this year's technology category in the Royal Society of Arts Better Environment Awards for Industry. How they are used; Description; Advantage.
- Controlling creosote.
Benado, S. // Popular Science; Mar89, Vol. 234 Issue 3, p51
Discusses how to avoid the dangers of creosote, the buildup of tar and other combustible chemicals from the smoke of a wood fire.
- Detecting new refrigerants.
DiChristina, Mariette // Popular Science; Oct92, Vol. 241 Issue 4, p56
Reports that scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have borrowed an idea from nuclear-physics research to detect new non-chlorofluorocarbon refrigerant substitutes. Details on the device called the Atmospheric Proportional Counter Refrigerant Leak Detector (APC).
- Behind the Screens.
Kremer, Stevie // Ski; Nov2004, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p210
Presents information on the prohibition on the use of the chemical mexoryl in the U.S.
- EPA Considering NJ Model for Regulating Reactive Chemicals.
Millar, Sheila A. // Paper, Film & Foil Converter; Sep2003, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p20
Reports that the United States Environmental Protection Agency is considering New Jersey model for regulating reactive chemicals. Gaps in coverage of reactive hazards.
- Watsco adds line of chemicals.
Millar, Sheila A. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 2/15/93, Vol. 188 Issue 7, p9
Reports on Watsco Components Inc.'s addition of a line of chemicals for heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, and appliance service. Definite indoor air quality applications; New Air; Watscoat; Lightweight refrigerant recovery units.
- Dry cleaners at risk from vapors.
Millar, Sheila A. // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal; 1993, Issue 65, p8
Reports research findings that exposure to the chemicals used in processing dry cleaning may cause kidney disorders. Perchloroethyl (PCE); Precautionary measures.
- Is MCS `junk science'?
Millar, Sheila A. // Occupational Hazards; Jul94, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p50
Reports on the contention of the `Multiple Chemical Sensitivity' report published by the American Council on Science and Health that `false' claims related to multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) are a serious problem for the society. Contact information.
Sudershan; Kharbanda, O.P. // Chemical Business; May96, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p45
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- Bright prospects for sulfite chemicals.
Yadav, G.D. // Chemical Business; Sep96, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p31
Reports on the prospects for sodium bisulfite, sodium metabisulfite and sodium sulfite. Projected American sales for the three chemicals; Industrial uses.
Yadav, G.D. // Chemical Business; Sep96, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p32
Describes the preparation of N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP).
- New chemical and oil binder from Merck.
Yadav, G.D. // Chemical Business; Sep96, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p39
Presents Merck's UNI-SAFE, a universal chemical and oil binder used for containing spillages.
- IEPA lists endocrine disrupters.
Yadav, G.D. // Chemical Week; 4/09/97, Vol. 159 Issue 14, p35
Provides information about the Illinois EPA (IEPA) issuing a preliminary list of 74 possible endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) for which the state will seek additional data. Significance of the endoctrine; Summary of the 30-page report on EDCs.
- A very British disease.
Yadav, G.D. // New Scientist; 9/5/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1837, p3
Comments on the lack of public debate over environmental and health decisions that afflicts Great Britain. Contrast with the United States; Example of dioxins; How Great Britain has dealt with its dioxin problem.
- Countries `out of phase' over CFC replacements.
MacKenzie, Deborah // New Scientist; 9/12/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1838, p6
Reveals that Europe and the United States are in dispute over when to phase out HCFCs. The dispute looks unlikely to be resolved before November; The two positions; Time frame that the two sides are talking about.
- Dioxin and your health.
MacKenzie, Deborah // Consumers' Research Magazine; Feb1984, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p31
Is it a threat to human health? Here is a 2-part discussion which reviews the available data on dioxin. Part one is excerpted from a report of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Part two is from a rejoinder by the Dow Chemical Co., some of whose products have been involved in the dispute.
- The latest on cyclamate.
MacKenzie, Deborah // Consumers' Research Magazine; Sep85, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p21
The artificial sweetener cyclamate has been the subject of controversy for decades because of reports that it may have some carcinogenic potential. A National Academy of Sciences committee formed in 1984 suggested that cyclamate, by itself, does not appear to cause cancer. But, the committee...
- Tasty solution.
Knight, Jonathan // New Scientist; 03/21/98, Vol. 157 Issue 2126, p7
Reports that engineers in Illinois have discovered a way to decrease the cost incurred during the manufacturing ethyl lactate. Comments by Eugene Bergmann, the president of NTEC, a chemicals company near Chicago, Illinois; Indication that ethyl lactate could replace a large percentage of the...
- Who needs special detergents?
Knight, Jonathan // Consumer Reports; May89, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p297
Describes specialized detergent products geared to washing particular fabrics. Laundering hints; Handling delicates; Hand-washing.
- Dioxin in coffee filters.
Knight, Jonathan // Consumer Reports; Jan1991, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p47
Investigates whether dioxin found in coffee filters is a threat to health. What the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says; What research has found about the effects of dioxin; What filter makers are promoting.
- Moisture-cure urethane.
Knight, Jonathan // Rubber World; Feb93, Vol. 207 Issue 5, p73
Presents technical information on the Mor-Ad M-601 adhesive from Morton International. Non-sag with gap-filling properties; Excellent adhesion to wood, foamed plastics and concrete; Pumpable and trowelable; Available in drums, five-gallon pails and cartridges.
- Acrylic coagent.
Knight, Jonathan // Rubber World; Feb93, Vol. 207 Issue 5, p73
Presents technical information on the Saret 519 acrylic coagent from Sartomer. Excellent compression set in peroxide cure elastomer applications; Composition and properties.
- Thermoplastic polyurethane.
Knight, Jonathan // Rubber World; Feb93, Vol. 207 Issue 5, p73
Presents technical information on the Texin DP7-1018 resin from Miles. Properties and applications.
- Tone of New EU Chemicals Regulations Could Hinge on the Council of Ministers.
Milmo, Sean // Chemical Market Reporter; 3/17/2003, Vol. 263 Issue 11, p4
Discusses the tone of the proposals on the testing and authorization of chemicals in the European Union. European Commission's indication that intermediates and polymers will not be assessed in the same way as other chemicals; Plan for a short period of consultation; Council of Ministers'...
- New game for electronics.
Kemezis, Paul // Chemical Week; 8/11/93, Vol. 153 Issue 5, p30
Focuses on the growth of the market for electronic chemicals as part of the specialty chemicals industry. On-site chemical management; Chip manufacture; Forecast of growth; Purity and high performance in the fabrication field; Company names.
- Frankly speaking.
Shenai, V.A. // Chemical Business; Aug96, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p10
Presents developments related to chemicals. Development of a method for the identification of poly lubricant traces from latex condoms in cases of sexual assault; German ban on certain azo dyes; Study on the activity of enzymes participating in the metabolization of catecholamines in women...
- PET outlook poor.
Shenai, V.A. // Chemical Week; 1/22/97, Vol. 159 Issue 3, p32
Reports on the unfavorable outlook for global polyethylene terephthalate (PET) business. Continued deterioration of margins in PET.
- Plastics News resin pricing chart.
Shenai, V.A. // Plastics News; 3/9/1998, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p21
Presents information on resin prices in the United States. Identification of the different resins and their categories;
- PS makers push prices up to boost margins.
Esposito, Frank // Plastics News; 3/9/1998, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p23
Presents information on a 3cent increase in prices in the polystyrene market. Reason for the price hike; Details on why the price margins were eroded in 1997; Information on further price increases; How the eroded prices damaged the industry; Details on the strength of the industry.
- Free radicals.
Esposito, Frank // Mayo Clinic Health Letter; Jan1992, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p3
Discusses whether there is a link between free radicals (unstable chemicals) and disease and aging. Free radicals, as unstable chemicals inside your body; Examples of free radicals harming the body; Fighting back with food; Supplements; Details.
- Lawn chemicals.
Esposito, Frank // Mayo Clinic Health Letter; Jul1992, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p6
Discusses the possible health effects of lawn chemicals and states that no one knows for sure whether or not they are harmful. Outdated registrations of most lawn chemicals listed with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Questions about diazinon and 2,4-D; Linking of 2,4,-D and a higher...
- Water, that necessary evil.
Goode, Stephen // Insight on the News; 11/10/97, Vol. 13 Issue 41, p4
Presents a critique on the chemical dihydrogen monoxide taken from an October 1997 issue of `Forest Products Equipment, a publication from the Northwest Forestry Association. Discussion on whether the chemical should be banned; Details on how the chemical affects the environment.
- Market briefs.
Johnson, Dexter // Chemical Market Reporter; 04/27/98, Vol. 253 Issue 17, p24
Reports on developments regarding the manufacture of inorganic chemicals in the United States as of April 27, 1998. Forecast for the increased demand for fertilizers; Resumption of production at IMC-Agrico's phosphoric acid facility.
- Ocean is like a huge medicine chest.
Johnson, Dexter // Current Science; 4/26/91, Vol. 76 Issue 17, p14
Discusses chemicals found in marine plants and animals and their uses in treating illnesses.
- Chemical family born in a flash.
Bradley, David // New Scientist; 12/12/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1851, p16
Reports on a new compound called iminopropadienones that were made by Curt Wentrup and his colleagues at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Description of the technique of flash vacuum pyrolysis (FVP); Other compounds produced; Important to synthetic chemists.
- The swimming pool solution.
Foltz-Gray, D. // Health (Time Inc. Health); Feb92, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p114
Comments on the many uses of chlorine, which is often found in pools, and how it affects frequent swimmers. The amount commonly found in pools is not enough to pose a serious health risk; Why chlorine bothers certain people; A true allergy to chlorine; How chlorine affects the body; How to...
- Puzzling over a poison.
Schmidt, K.F. // U.S. News & World Report; 4/6/92, Vol. 112 Issue 13, p60
Reports that on closer inspection, the ubiquitous pollutant dioxin appears more dangerous than ever. Seemed to be on the verge of redemption; Times Beach, Mo.; Potent carcinogen as well as subtle immunological, developmental, and neurological effects; Dioxin has spread well beyond its main...
- First volume dip in 18 months.
Morris, Gregory D.L. // Chemical Week; 11/1/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 16, p39
Reports on the drop in second-quarter chemical distributor sales in 1994 in the United States. Decline in sales in pounds; Rise in sales in dollars; Indications of slowdown in rate of growth; Average increase in volumes in first three quarters of 1994.
- Report targets PVC in Sweden.
Morris, Gregory D.L. // Plastics News; 8/18/1997, Vol. 9 Issue 25, p25
Presents information on the Swedish Chemical Commission study, which was produced by a five-member committee that included politicians and technical advisors. Response of the European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers (ECVM); Comments from ECVM Director John Svalander.
- Study finds Australia could lose investors.
Morris, Gregory D.L. // Plastics News; 8/25/1997, Vol. 9 Issue 26, p7
Highlights the report `Economic Impact of Chemicals and Plastics Investment,' which indicates that Australia could lose A$6 billion of investment in plastics and chemical industries. Who wrote the report; Comments from John Foote, president of the Plastics and Chemicals Industries Association.
- African chemical use.
Morris, Gregory D.L. // Chemical Week; 10/2/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 37, p32
Reports on the increased use of hazardous pesticides and chemicals in African states.
- specialties pricing.
Morris, Gregory D.L. // Chemical Market Reporter; 5/19/2003, Vol. 263 Issue 20, p10
Reports developments related to the pricing of chemicals in Europe as of May 2003.
- LATE SPOT PRICES.
Morris, Gregory D.L. // Chemical Market Reporter; 5/19/2003, Vol. 263 Issue 20, p11
Presents the pricing of chemicals in the U.S. as of May 2003.
- PRICES & PEOPLE.
Morris, Gregory D.L. // Chemical Market Reporter; 5/19/2003, Vol. 263 Issue 20, p19
Reports on chemical prices in the U.S. as of May 2003. Price range of benzoic acid; Changes of pricing for beeswax; Cost of acrylonitrile.
- Two studies suggest nevirapine benefit for children.
Morris, Gregory D.L. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs; Jun97, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p195
Focuses on studies which examined the benefits of nevirapine for children. What each study looked at; Discussion on the vertical transmission study; Details on the expectations of nevirapine.
- White House safety rule sparks concern.
Alarkon, Walter // Hill; 10/30/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 128, p12
The article reports on the letter sent by U.S. Democrat Representative Edward Markey to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which encourages both agencies to conduct a test on the risks offered by chemicals to public health and the environment.
- Linear alkylbenzene.
Alarkon, Walter // Chemical Market Reporter; 08/31/98, Vol. 254 Issue 9, p37
Profiles the chemical linear alkylbenzene. Demand; Growth; Price; Uses; Strength; Weakness; Outlook.
- Germany goes it alone.
Scott, Alex // Chemical Week; 6/25/1997, Vol. 159 Issue 25, p20
Reveals that Germany has launched a three-year research program into the health effects of suspected endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Amount to be spent by the German chemical industry federation on the project; Aim of the research program.
- SARA reporting is here to stay.
Zingale, Nick // Industrial Heating; Jun97, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p12
Presents an analysis of the Toxic Chemical Release Inventory Reports. Coverage of the reports; Background of the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI); Features and functions of the report; Participation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the reinforcement of the TRI reporting.