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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. Exposure to PBDEs in the Office Environment: Evaluating the Relationship Between Dust, Handwipes, and Serum, was published June 30th in Environmental Health Perspectives. "These chemicals can mimic our bodies' natural hormones and...

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. will continue to manufacture FIC and FIP and continue to establish vertical sales markets. Megola Inc. announced on May 9, 2011 that it had signed a Technology Purchase Agreement with 1771601...

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). During the show, LINE-X will be featuring their mine-specific, fire retardant product XS-252. Ideal for the mining and military sectors, LINE-X XS-252 was designed for companies looking for protection against abrasion, corrosion and impact, but also needing fire retardant properties....

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. for the purchase of the Intellectual Properties to the Hartindo AF21 Anti-fire Inhibitor product. The Final Agreement is expected to be executed by the end of April, 2011. 1771601 Ontario Inc. executed a Technology Purchase Agreement and North American Manufacturing Rights for...

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. Doing so in the midst of a lawsuit based on numbers iGPS has promoted...

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. In addition, the United States transported nearly 70 metric tons (MT) of fire suppressant and 3,800 gallons of fire retardant concentrate to Israel on December 5. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091022/USAIDLOGO ) "We...

2010-11-05 12:37:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from NNCO at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=fb8375b5-9e72-409b-857f-6817bbd17217&alertid=f4b07cec-b887-4502-b486-0a3396fe6fac&bhcp=1# The efforts of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) lately have gone towards developing nanomaterial-based fire retardants that are a safer and less toxic replacement. Their research has shown that nano-based flame retardants use 30%...

2010-10-28 08:15:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 145 prominent scientists from 22 countries signed a first-ever consensus statement documenting health hazards from flame retardant chemicals found at high levels in home furniture, electronics, insulation, and other products. The San Antonio Statement on Brominated and Chlorinated Flame Retardants, documents how this pervasive class of chemicals is likely to cause serious health harm and limited fire safety benefit, and posted on line today...

2010-10-11 11:53:00

ORTONVILLE, Mich., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Furnaces are firing up for the first time in months throughout Michigan, forcing an inevitable future of higher home heating bills. Simultaneously, creepy insects are clamoring for more comfortable turf - like attics - to weather the coming winter. What's a beleaguered homeowner to do? Critter Catchers now provides a safe and environmentally friendly solution tailor-made to address two equally pressing issues. Critter Catchers is the newest...


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