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2011-08-31 20:17:23

The technology in "fire paint" used to protect steel beams in buildings and other structures has found a new life as a first-of-its-kind flame retardant for children's cotton sleepwear, terrycloth bathrobes and other apparel.

2011-08-03 19:31:30

Gram for gram, novel carbon nanofiber-filled coatings devised by researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Texas A&M University outperformed conventional flame retardants used in the polyurethane foam of upholstered furniture and mattresses by at least 160 percent and perhaps by as much as 1,130 percent.

2011-07-06 08:14:00

BOSTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers studied over two dozen offices in Boston and discovered dangerous flame retardant chemicals - polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) - banned by an international treaty - are contaminating every office.

2011-05-26 10:00:00

SARNIA, Ontario, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Megola Inc. (OTCBB: MGON), a leading environmental solution provider, announces that it has changed the product name of its recent recipe purchase of AF21 Anti-Fire Inhibitor to Fire Inhibitor Coating (FIC) and Fire Inhibitor Powder (FIP). Megola Inc.

2011-05-18 12:08:00

New Study Finds Hazardous and Untested Flame Retardants WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study of baby products found that 80% of items tested contained chemical flame retardants that are either considered toxic or are untested with unknown effects, according to a peer-reviewed study published today in Environmental Science & Technology Journal. The study analyzed 101 products designed for newborns, babies, and toddlers - including car seats, breast feeding...

2011-05-03 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE-X Protective Coatings is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at Coal Prep 2011 at the Lexington Center in Lexington, Ky., May 3-5 (booth #2303).

2011-04-18 07:00:00

SARNIA, Ontario, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Megola Inc. (OTCBB: MGON), a leading environmental solution provider, announces that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with 1771601 Ontario Inc.

2011-04-11 08:37:00

iGPS makes unexplained changes to published chemical amounts - numbers relevant in lawsuit ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the ongoing public policy debate on the use of the controversial flame retardant decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE), Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS) has chosen to quietly lower the amount of that chemical - not in its millions of pallets, but in its data chart.

2010-12-05 23:26:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) arrived in Haifa, Israel on December 5 to help combat the wildfires that began on December 2 in Northern Israel.


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