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2012-03-28 01:02:11

Some of the flame retardants added to carpets, furniture upholstery, plastics, crib mattresses, car and airline seats and other products to suppress the visible flames in fires are actually increasing the danger of invisible toxic gases that are the No. 1 cause of death in fires. That was the finding of a new study presented here today at the 243rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. Anna A. Stec, Ph.D., led the...

2012-03-16 23:01:40

Close-up and detailed bromine market research and analysis is the focus of the new report “Bromine Market Review” recently published by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 The global bromine market is considered to be strong and steadily growing with large-scale back-up coming from the robust demand for brominated flame retardants. Major bromine suppliers are expanding their activities and production volumes to cover the demand. Bromine is...

Image 1 - Bromine Explosions Being Driven By Climate Change
2012-03-03 05:42:44

According to a new study, Arctic sea ice reductions may be intensifying the chemical release of bromine into the atmosphere, causing ground-level ozone depletion and the deposit of mercury in the Arctic. A team of scientists combined data from six NASA, European Space Agency and Canadian Space Agency satellites to develop a model of how air moves in the atmosphere to link Arctic sea ice changes to bromine explosions over the Beaufort Sea. "Shrinking summer sea ice has drawn much...

2012-02-10 18:00:00

New market research report “Survey of Flame Retardants Industry in China Second edition” elaborated by CCM Chemicals has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. The report finds that China takes the lead in both production and consumption of flame retardants. Last year, the country witnessed domestic production and consumption to close to 600,000 metric tons and 400,000 metric tons respectively, both with a CAGR over 15% over the past five years. London, UK (PRWEB)...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.