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2011-05-20 12:44:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tronox Incorporated, on behalf of its subsidiary companies, today announced a price increase of $60 per ton for sodium chlorate, effective immediately. The price increase applies to list prices or as contracts allow. This pricing action is driven by continued increases in manufacturing costs from rising energy prices and other key cost drivers in the production of sodium chlorate. Tronox produces sodium chlorate at its facility in Hamilton,...

2011-05-16 15:38:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the summer pool season just weeks away, swimmers will no longer smell like chlorine. Used after swimming, SwimSpray eliminates chlorine odor and irritation from hair and skin. Invented by a swimmer, SwimSpray is 100% natural with Vitamin C. "I was ready to give up swimming because of the post-workout chlorine smell I always had," says Andrew Chadeayne, PhD and inventor of SwimSpray. After trying three or four other products in the...

2011-05-02 20:32:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, continues the digital integration of its vast library of manga (graphic novel) properties with the latest announcement of the availability of the VIZ MANGA APP for the Apple iPhone(TM) and iPod Touch(TM) mobile devices. The expansion will be compatible with the VIZ MANGA APP on the iPad, and adds...

2011-04-13 15:18:45

Blue denim jeans are one of the most popular and iconic fashion items in the world; now a study published in Biotechnology Journal reveals a cheaper, more efficient and eco-friendly method for treating dyed denim. The process of 'surface activation' used to wash-down the denim following dyeing could also offer an alternative to the dangerous, and internationally banned, sandblasting technique. "The global production of denim is estimated at 3 billion linear meters and more than 4 billion...

2011-03-30 12:43:03

Help for a bioterrorist attack involving ricin, one of the most likely toxic agents, may be as close at hand as the laundry shelf, according to a report presented here today at the 241st National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). It concluded that ordinary household bleach appears to be an effective, low-cost, and widely available way to decontaminate food preparation surfaces in homes, restaurants, and processing plants that are tainted with ricin. Ricin is a...

2011-03-30 08:30:00

DISPATCH® Towels with Bleach have the fastest EPA registered kill time for Clostridium difficile OAKLAND, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the registration of DISPATCH® Hospital Cleaner Disinfectant Towels with Bleach to kill Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) spores in five minutes(1), the fastest C. difficile contact time available(2)....

2011-02-09 00:01:25

On its path to inform consumers what's in the Clorox® products they use in and around their homes, The Clorox Company today announced it is now disclosing preservatives, dyes and a palette of fragrances used in its cleaning, disinfecting and laundry products in the U.S. and Canada. The Ingredients Inside program is available at http://www.CloroxCSR.com/ingredients-inside/. Additionally, Clorox has begun the ongoing process of adding a notice on product labels that states: "A list of this...

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2011-02-02 15:09:34

The U.S. government said Wednesday it plans to limit the amount of perchlorate, a chemical found in rocket fuel, explosives and bleach present in drinking water. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in a statement that studies have shown a link between consuming perchlorate and thyroid problems in pregnant mothers and babies. "Scientific research indicates that perchlorate may disrupt the thyroid's ability to produce hormones that are critical to developing fetuses and infants,"...

2011-01-10 17:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawkins, Inc. (Nasdaq: HWKN) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Vertex Chemical Corporation and its affiliates. Hawkins Chief Executive Officer, John R. Hawkins, commented, "We are extremely pleased to be welcoming a company the caliber of Vertex into the Hawkins organization. Vertex shares our value of placing the customer first and has built a high-quality manufacturing...

2010-11-15 08:27:00

Water Quality & Health Council Offers Free Food Safety Tips WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the holiday cooking season soon upon us, more Americans (37 percent) are worried about becoming sick of an annoying relative than they are of getting sick from the food on the table (31 percent). But findings from the same new survey indicate their relatives should be the least of their concerns this Thanksgiving as more than one in five Americans (22 percent) admit their...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.