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2014-04-16 16:22:47

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q9dcls/dioctyl_phthalate) has announced the addition of the "Dioctyl Phthalate (DOP): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q9dcls/dioctyl_phthalate ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Dioctyl Phthalate (DOP) 2014 World...

2014-04-16 08:36:03

DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Feed Antioxidants Market by Type (BHA, BHT, Ethoxyquin & Others), By Livestock (Swine, Cattle, Poultry, Aquatic Animals & Others), By Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018", defines and segments the global feed antioxidant market with analyses and projection of the global market size in terms of value for the feed antioxidants. It also identifies the driving and restraining factors of the global market with...

2014-04-07 23:04:16

Some scientists believe that this case of finding high levels of glyphosate in breast milk could be a re-run of the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) scandal of the 1970s (1), which ended in the toxic chemical compound's production being banned by the U.S. Congress in 1979. The initial testing results reveal the build-up of glyphosate herbicide in Mothers' bodies with levels of glyphosate in breast milk found to be much higher than levels in urine, leading to the potential for...

Your Hand Soap Could Be Doing You More Harm Than Good
2014-04-02 08:36:00

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Antimicrobial household products are widely used, but scientists are wondering if they are doing more harm than good. A new study from Arizona State University has assembled evidence suggesting that antimicrobial use brings consumers no measurable benefit. Even more troubling, according to recent research, the lax regulation of these products has caused toxic compounds to spread throughout wildlife and human populations...

2014-04-01 23:04:52

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Heat Stabilizers markets. Global market for heat stabilizers is expected to reach 1.1 million tons by 2020, buoyed by growing demand from construction and consumer products end-use markets. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Heat stabilizers are primarily used in the plastics industry to prevent degradation on exposure to heat, specifically in PVC products such as pipes. Demand for heat...

2014-02-26 08:29:42

Eliminates More Than 99 Percent of Fleas: More Flea-Free Pets and Fewer Fleas in the Home SUMMIT, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck Animal Health today released the results of a head-to-head research study that showed ACTIVYL(®) (indoxacarb) was more effective than FRONTLINE(®) Plus (fipronil [s]-methoprene) in controlling flea populations on pets.(1) ACTIVYL eliminated more than 99 percent of fleas on pets after two monthly applications versus a 54.8 percent reduction...

2014-02-26 08:29:03

Fewer Moms are Aware of Prescription Treatments for Head Lice Compared to OTC Yet Those Who Used an Rx Report Greater Satisfaction SWIFTWATER, Pa., February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although head lice are a common problem in families with school-aged children,(1,2,3) a new national survey reveals that despite 60% of moms - including 85% of those who have experienced head lice in their household as an adult(i) - saying they know the facts about head lice, many still appear to be confused when...

2014-02-14 23:00:48

Number of Chemicals Known to Injure the Developing Brain Doubles in Seven Years, According to Mount Sinai and Harvard Researchers New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The number of industrial chemicals recognized as causing neurodevelopmental disabilities, including autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia, and other cognitive impairments, have more than doubled in the seven years since a landmark study of these toxins was first published, according to new...

2014-02-06 08:24:26

DUBLIN, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cknpzq/dioctyl_phthalate) has announced the addition of the "Dioctyl Phthalate (DOP): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Dioctyl Phthalate (DOP) 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely essential resource for anyone looking for detailed information on the mentioned market. Using...

2014-01-24 13:25:10

Exposure to environmental endocrine disrupters, such as bisphenol A, which mimic estrogen, is associated with adverse health effects. Bisphenol A is commonly found in plastic bottles and plastic food containers. New research from a team including Carnegie's Daniel Gorelick and Marnie Halpern on the effects of these chemicals on zebrafish shows that embryonic heart valves could be particularly in danger. It is published by Environmental Health Perspectives. Estrogen hormones are important...