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2013-05-30 23:17:56

Lucintel Analyzes EMC in Global Semiconductor Packaging Industry: Market Expected to Reach $1,702 Million in 2017 Irving, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The epoxy molding compound (EMC) market in the semiconductor packaging industry has witnessed growth over the last five years. It is expected to continue its growth momentum and reach approximately US $1,702 million by 2017. Numerous factors influence the EMC market in the semiconductor packaging industry. Lucintel, a leading global management...

2013-04-18 23:02:48

California has added BPA, a chemical found in many dental composites and sealants, to its list of chemicals known to cause birth defects. Fortunately, dental dealer PureLife offers several BPA-free alternatives for dentists, as part of its commitment to better human and environmental health. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 The State of California has added Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical found in many dental composites and sealants, to its list of chemicals known to cause birth...

2013-03-13 23:00:57

In February, 2013 the World Health Organization released a study documenting the alarming effects of products that contain endocrine disruptors, which can range from the natural (phytoestrogens in soy) to the chemical (BPA, phthalates). Find out key ingredients to avoid, and simple steps to avoid them. Half Moon Bay, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that may interfere with the body´s hormonal balance and produce adverse developmental, reproductive,...

2013-03-08 00:45:52

Lead investigator says discovery is cause for concern, not alarm Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered phthalates, industrial chemicals, in common foods purchased in the United States. Phthalates can be found in a variety of products and food packaging material, child-care articles and medical devices. “Although it´s not completely understood how phthalates get into our food, packaging may be a contributor to the...

Even Eating Organic Foods Can Result In BPA, Phthalate Exposure
2013-02-27 19:06:57

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It seems in the middle of the previous decade, the dangers associated with Bisphenol A (BPA) and, to a lesser extent, phthalates entered into the general consciousness of most Americans. We learned just how pervasive these hormone-mimicking chemicals were in a range of products we relied upon for our convenient lifestyles. Many people, upon learning of the side effects associated with toxic levels of these “endocrine...

2013-01-28 23:01:55

Global experts in phenol and acetone business will gather at CMT´s 10th Phenol/Acetone & Derivatives Markets Summit in Bangkok to explore strategic growth options amidst tough business climes. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Setting the backdrop and present market fundamentals, Prasenjit Kumar Basu, Managing Director & Regional Head of Research & Economics, Kim Eng Securities Pte Ltd., will explore the current trends in global economic outlook and its impact on...

BPA Substitute Could Spell Trouble
2013-01-23 10:37:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After numerous research studies raised questions over its safety, several states and countries began banning the sale of products containing bisphenol A (BPA), prompting companies in the plastics industry to begin producing products that were “BPA free.” However, a new study from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) shows that a widely used BPA substitute, bisphenol S (BPS), has the same negative...


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