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2011-03-29 23:01:00

EHP Article Offers No New Scientific Insights WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement can be attributed to the American Chemistry Council (ACC) regarding the Environmental Health Perspectives study, "Food Packaging and Bisphenol A and Bis (2-Ethyhexyl) Phthalate Exposure: Findings from a Dietary Intervention," conducted at the Silent Spring Institute. "This study simply confirms these reassuring points: that consumers have minute exposures to BPA...

2011-01-06 14:56:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the completion of the 2011 World Terephthalates & Polyester Analysis, an annual global study that covers historical trends and future projections for supply, demand, production, capacity, trade, pricing and profitability of the global terephthalic acid (PTA), dimethyl terephthalate (DMT), polyester polycondensation melt, PET packaging resin, polyester industrial filament, polyester textile filament,...

2010-08-25 14:58:54

Fruit flies stand in for mosquitoes in Johns Hopkins study Fire up the citronella-scented tiki torches, and slather on the DEET: Everybody knows these simple precautions repel insects, notably mosquitoes, whose bites not only itch and irritate, but also transmit diseases such as West Nile virus, malaria and dengue. Now, Johns Hopkins scientists have discovered what it is in the bugs' molecular makeup that enables citronellal (the aromatic liquid used in lotions, sprays and candles) and DEET,...

2010-05-14 12:47:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, will expand its commitment to non-DEHP (non-di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate) products by transitioning customers to its portfolio of non-DEHP intravenous (I.V.) administration sets. This effort reflects the company's focus on patient safety, increased customer efficiency and reduced impact on the environment, and coincides with the CleanMed...

2010-05-03 14:19:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertellus Specialties Inc., a leading specialty chemicals company, today announced the acquisition of certain assets of the McLaughlin Gormley King Company's (MGK®) insect repellent business. Included in the acquisition are several MGK® insect repellent products including DEET, plus associated end-use formulations, product registrations, and customer lists. The acquisition does not include any physical facility...

2010-04-09 09:00:00

BEIJING, April 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Frbiz.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms, reports on the benzene price soar. The Benzene price has not been stable. From December 2009 to January this year, Benzene prices suddenly rose by 21%. Frbiz analyzes that this price rise reflects the decline in the U.S. production of benzene, the strong demand for downstream benzene products in Asia and the reduced import volume of benzene. In addition, crude oil prices since 2008...

2010-04-08 03:00:00

LONDON, April 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand on Paraxylene in Europe has been affected by the global downturn. The market ground to a standstill in late 2008 and production was reduced. An expected slow recovery in demand will lead to excess capacity worldwide of nearly 11.5m tones/year in a market of 28.8m tones/year in 2011. Demand from Central Europe will also increase from around 2010 to feed increased PTA production. Paraxylene (PX) is the largest volume isomer of the mixed...

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2010-02-03 11:45:00

Scientists have published the first report on a new way of preventing potentially harmful plasticizers "” the source of long-standing human health concerns "” from migrating from one of the most widely used groups of plastics. The advance could lead to a new generation of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastics that are safer than those now used in packaging, medical tubing, toys, and other products, they say. Their study is in ACS' Macromolecules, a bi-weekly journal. Helmut Reinecke...

2010-01-26 14:35:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the completion of the 2010 World Paraxylene & Terephthalates Analysis, an annual global study that covers past and future developments in supply, demand, production, capacity, trade, pricing and profitability of the global paraxylene (PX), terephthalic acid (TPA or PTA in its purified form) and dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) industries for the period 2004 to 2014. Included with each analysis is 12 months...

2010-01-20 12:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the completion of the 2010 World Terephthalates & Polyester Analysis, an annual global study that covers past and future developments in supply, demand, production, capacity, trade, pricing and profitability of the global terephthalic acid (TPA), dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) and polyethylene terephthalate (commonly referred to as PET or polyester) fiber and PET packaging resin markets for the period 2004...


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Thyroid And Parathyroid Glands
2013-03-04 13:34:45

The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland located anterior to the trachea and inferior to the thyroid cartilage. It is butterfly shaped with three lobes that make it the largest endocrine organ in the body. Its primary function is to control the body’s metabolism by regulating how quickly the body uses energy, proteins, and hormones. The two lateral lobes are connected by the middle lobe called the isthmus, which lies directly on top of the trachea. The entire gland is enclosed in a...

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