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Some chemicals less damaging to ozone can degrade to long-lived greenhouse gas


Some substitutes for ozone-damaging chemicals being phased out worldwide under international agreements are themselves potent greenhouse gases and contribute to warming. Now, a new study, shows for the first time how some of those replacement chemicals can break down in the atmosphere to form a ...


Major class of fracking chemicals no more toxic than common household substances


The "surfactant" chemicals found in samples of fracking fluid collected in five states were no more toxic than substances commonly found in homes, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. Fracking fluid is largely comprised of water and sand, ...


Predicting health risks of everyday chemicals


Concern over the safety of everyday household products, such as baby bottles and soaps, has spurred a wide-ranging research effort into predicting the health risks of tens of thousands of chemicals. Britt E. Erickson, Chemical & Engineering News senior editor, points out that the U.S. ...


Univar to Acquire Magnablend


Univar, a distributer of chemistry and related services, and Magnablend, a Texas-based provider of custom chemical manufacturing, blending, and packaging solutions, announced today the signing of a definitive agreement for Univar to acquire the company. The acquisition is expected to close by the ...


Oxea’s Bay City Plant Observes 50th Anniversary


Oxea celebrates the 50th anniversary of its chemical plant in Bay City, Texas. On November 1st, local city and county officials joined past and present employees in a festive celebration at the site to mark this occasion. In honour of this significant milestone Bay City Council Member Carolyn ...


Announcement Of Research Report Into Key Markets For U.S. Chemical Exports


PIERS has partnered with Informex to create a one of a kind report available for free download that examines top markets for U.S. chemical exports based on the volume of waterborne shipments. The report titled Market Opportunities for U.S. Chemical Exports: An Examination of Growth Across Major ...


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UGA researchers develop rapid diagnostic test for pathogens, contaminants


Using nanoscale materials, researchers at the University of Georgia have developed a single-step method to rapidly and accurately detect viruses, bacteria and chemical contaminants. In a series of studies, the scientists were able to detect compounds such as lactic acid and the protein albumin in ...


Evotec AG announces multi-year agreement with The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


Evotec AG announced that Evotec has entered into a multi-year compound management agreement with the United States EPA. The contract covers a period of five years and has a total value of up to EUR7.7 million (approx. USD 10 million).Under the agreement Evotec, through its San Francisco ...


Oxea Announces Price Increases


Oxea will increase list and off-list prices on the following products effective February 15, 2012, or as contracts allow for USA, Canada and Mexico: Product February 15, 2012 Increase (US$/lb) List Price (Zone 1) (US$/lb) i/n Butanol $0.05 $1.58 i/n Butyl Acetate $0.05 $1.36 n ...


Battelle-R&D Magazine Annual Global Funding Forecast Predicts R&D Spending Growth Will Continue While Globalization Accelerates

2012 Funding Forecast shows promising global growth but high expectations for commercial payoff


The Battelle-R&D Magazine annual Global R&D Funding Forecast shows global research and development (R&D) spending is expected to grow by about 5.2 percent in 2012 to more than $1.4 trillion. One of the most remarkable findings of the report is that R&D funding growth will largely be driven by ...


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