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2014-02-24 12:21:50

DUBLIN, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nkjr3x/chemical_sensors ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Chemical Sensors Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided...

Yellow Dyes, Inks And Paints Could Be Dangerous To Your Health
2014-02-24 10:22:15

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fear may be the last thing on your mind when you see the color yellow. However, a new study from researchers at Rutgers University has found that those yellow items on your office desk, in your dresser or in the linen closet may be hazardous to your health. A group of once common chemicals known as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were banned in the US and Canada more than 30 years ago, but one form of the chemical – PCB-11 –...

2014-02-13 12:22:03

Trends point to increased M&A as companies continue to focus on key end markets including agrochemicals, bio-based/green chemicals, and health and nutrition NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in 2014 for the global chemical industry will likely increase due to downstream value-added opportunities, continued strength in specialty chemicals, and portfolio realignments in North America. This is according to the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited...

Your Child's Rash May Be From Chemical Used In Baby Wipes
2014-01-15 06:23:09

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A chemical used in some baby wipes may cause an itchy skin rash that is often mistaken for a more serious skin condition, according to doctors at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. In the journal Pediatrics, they report six cases of children contracting skin allergy to the chemical methylisothiazolinone (MI), a preservative commonly used in wet wipes. Symptoms included swelling, blistering, red, itchy patches on...

2014-01-08 12:23:56

LONDON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Fluoropolymer Market, By Type (PTFE, PVDF, FEP, Fluoroelastomers) & Application (Automotive, Electrical & Electronics, Chemical Processing, Industrial) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018 Fluoropolymers are specialized polymeric materials witnessing strong market growth. This growth is driven by the end-user markets where fluoropolymers are extensively used owing to their...

2014-01-07 12:22:15

LONDON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Review of the Russian chemical pumps market 2012Please note: The report is Russian version. It will provide the English version in 6-8 business days.In 2012, The Russian market of chemical pumps showed an upward trend development in connection with the sustainable growth of the economy of the Russian Federation and also with the petrochemical industry development.Most experts assess that...

2013-12-02 23:03:05

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: In-Depth Research and Development Forecast of China Fluorine Chemical Industry, 2013-2017. London (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 After more than 80 years of development, the world fluorine chemical industry has become one of the relatively mature chemical industries; the sales of the global fluorides has exceeded USD 23 billion and the average growth rate is 3.8% for recent five years. At present, by virtue of monopoly business and...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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