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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...

2010-08-18 14:49:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- CDG Environmental, LLC, producers of proprietary, highly-engineered chlorine dioxide chemistries, announces the Organic Material Review Institute, OMRI, listing of our product, CDG Solution 3000. CDG Solution 3000 has successfully completed the OMRI product review process and has been listed on the OMRI website www.omri.org. Being listed on the OMRI product list means that CDG Solution 3000 can be used in certified organic production or food...

2010-08-05 12:47:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CDG Environmental, LLC, producers of proprietary, highly-engineered chlorine dioxide chemistries, announces new EPA approved label claims for Solution 3000. Solution 3000 is an ultra pure liquid chlorine dioxide that is shelf stable for over 9 months, the only such product that can be shipped by common carrier or rail. The new label claims will significantly increase Solution 3000's applications in the food, poultry, agricultural, horticultural,...

2010-02-25 05:00:00

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anpath Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ANPG), reported today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, EnviroSystems, Inc. (ESI) has signed a Letter of Intent with Clariant Corporation focused on the distribution of its new oil & gas biocide, GeoTru(TM) Concentrated Biocide. GeoTru(TM) is an environmentally friendly biocide designed to control microorganisms including bacteria, fungi, and algae in oil and gas well stimulation fluids used...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.