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2012-06-04 02:21:08

DALLAS, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Global Biocide Market - By Types, Applications, Trends & Forecast (2011 - 2016)" defines and segments the global biocide market with analysis and forecasting of the global volume and revenue for biocide. It also identifies driving and restraining factors for the global biocide market with analysis of trends, opportunities, burning issues, winning imperatives, and challenges. The market is segmented and revenue are forecasted...

2011-12-10 02:21:14

Peak concentrations of biocides from house paint prove prevalent in urban river basins Anti-fungal and anti-bacterial additives in house paint are present in dangerous quantities in the Vauchère river basin in the city of Lausanne, says a study to be presented the 9th of December, at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) conference in San Francisco. Chemicals engineered to kill microorganisms, called biocides, are added to exterior paints in order to prevent molding and plant...

2011-08-23 04:00:00

A new technology that uses Chlorine Dioxide gas (also known as ClO2) to effectively remove odors from automobiles has been launched by Biocide Systems. Car owners, auto dealers and detailers are excited about the ease of use, safety standards and effectiveness of this new Auto Shocker product at completely destroying odor at the source. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 23, 2011 A solution for removing the most stubborn of odors, which get trapped and linger in the small confined spaces of...

2011-06-28 20:32:13

Biocides turn out to be less toxic for the environment if they are subjected to microencapsulation, due to the fact that this process forms shell(s) for the substance. This is the conclusion of chemist Ms Mariluz Alonso in a thesis defended at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). In this research, she chose a number of biocides and other complementary substances, seeking a micro-encapsulation which, besides being compatible with the environment, is more soluble in water, more...

2011-05-10 13:06:33

Every boat owner recognises the dilemma: environmentally friendly or effective. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have now found a way of reconciling these two almost unattainable aims. By using smart combinations of the most environmentally friendly biocides in the paint, it is possible to both reduce the total quantity of biocides and dramatically reduce the environmental impact. "It's very easy to make an environmentally friendly hull paint, and just as easy to make an effective...

2011-05-05 03:25:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a year of positive GDP growth, Mexico has seen a favorable expansion in its biocides business. Gaining from increased consumption in key end-use market applications such as paints and coatings, latex emulsions, and cosmetics and toiletries, among others, the biocide market has started recovering after the economic recession and was nearly 18,000 tonnes in 2010, according to latest research study Specialty Biocides 2011: Mexico Market...

2011-04-13 07:35:00

ALBANY, N.Y., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Energy Services, LLC announced today that their Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, John Y. Mason, will be presenting at the upcoming Marcellus Shale gas water management-related conference in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania on April 13, 2011 titled Examining Cutting Edge Technologies and Best Practices to Optimize Water Sourcing, Maximize Re-Use and Efficiently Manage Flowback Water in Shale Gas Production. With the significant...

2011-02-22 11:32:00

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anpath Group, Incorporated, reported today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, EnviroSystems, Inc. (ESI) has registered its GeoTru(TM) Concentrated Geobiocide with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110222/CL52367LOGO ) GeoTru is an environmentally friendly biocide designed for the control of microorganisms in oil and gas production operations, including enhanced recovery systems, and...

2011-01-06 00:01:48

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Drinking and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals market. Global Drinking and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals market is forecast to reach US$23.9 billion by 2015. Increasing demand for potable and fresh water for agricultural and industrial purpose and spurt in environment protection initiatives are primary growth drivers for the global water treatment chemicals market. In addition, mushrooming world population, rapid industrialization...

2010-11-07 00:15:09

A recent University of Michigan study has demonstrated that the Advanced Vapor Technologies' MondoVap 2400 steam vapor device equipped with a Thermal Accelerated Nano Crystal Sanitation (TANCS) water treatment module, rapidly and effectively destroys microbial biofilms; those sticky, often invisible films formed by bacteria and other germs to colonize surfaces and protect themselves from attack by disinfectants and other antimicrobial agents. The MondoVap with TANCS technology uses only tap...