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2014-07-09 16:22:23

BATON ROUGE, La., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it reconfirms its commitment to enter the market with commercial quantities of GreenCrest, a polymeric fire safety solution based on technology licensed from Dow Global Technologies LLC, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, for use in expanded (EPS) and extruded (XPS) polystyrene foam applications....

2014-07-02 16:21:32

DALLAS, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Market Research Report on Global Chlorinated Paraffins Industry provides data and information on North American, Europe and Asia etc, and major countries including United States, Germany, Japan and China etc. Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Chlorinated paraffin Industry, 2009-2019 explores global and China's top manufacturers of Chlorinated paraffin listing their product specification, capacity, Production value, market...

2014-06-30 15:01:16

University of California - San Diego Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a widely distributed group of marine bacteria that produce compounds nearly identical to toxic man-made fire retardants. Among the chemicals produced by the ocean-dwelling microbes, which have been found in habitats as diverse as sea grasses, marine sediments and corals, is a potent endocrine disruptor that mimics the human body's most active thyroid hormone....

2014-06-29 23:01:21

The demand for new and modern cars will drive the demand for bromubutyl rubber; a derivative obtained by the reaction of butyl rubber with bromine, and is mainly used in tires. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/bromine-reports-9611649808.html (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 Bromine is the only non-metallic element that is liquid under ordinary conditions, it evaporates easily at standard temperature and pressures into red vapor, which has a strong disagreeable odor resembling that of...

2014-06-17 12:28:27

Kaiser Decision to Stop Purchasing Furniture with Flame Retardants Based on Products No Longer on Market WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA), a group representing the leading manufacturers of flame retardant chemistries, today sent a letter to Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson urging him to reverse Kaiser Permanente's decision to cease purchasing for its health care facilities furniture that contain...

2014-06-11 23:00:34

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China TCPP Flame Retardant Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China TCPP Flame Retardant Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on China TCPP Flame Retardant market. The report provides basic TCPP Flame Retardant information, including TCPP Flame Retardant definition, classification, application, and industry...

Hazardous Flame Retardants Found In Preschool, Childcare Settings
2014-05-16 03:51:20

By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley A new study of preschools and day care centers finds that flame retardants are prevalent indoors, potentially exposing young children to chemicals known to be hazardous. The study, published online today (Thursday, May 15) in the journal Chemosphere, was led by researchers at UC Berkeley and funded by the California Air Resources Board. Although many infants and young children spend up to 50 hours per week in day care, the study authors noted that this paper...

2014-05-15 11:27:07

University of California - Berkeley A new study of preschools and day care centers finds that flame retardants are prevalent indoors, potentially exposing young children to chemicals known to be hazardous. The study, to appear online Thursday, May 15, in the journal Chemosphere, was led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and funded by the California Air Resources Board. Although many infants and young children spend up to 50 hours per week in day care, the study...

2014-04-30 10:11:40

New research indicates that hormone disrupting pollutants are affecting the health and development of wild birds nesting along the urban rivers of South Wales. Findings published today in the Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry journal reveal that chicks of the Eurasian Dipper – a river bird that feeds exclusively on insects and fish in upland streams – are underweight compared to their rural counterparts. Also of concern is that birds nesting in urban rivers have altered hormone...

2014-04-28 23:07:17

This research report categorizes the global bromine market on the basis of derivatives, applications, and geography, forecasting volumes and revenues in each of the submarkets; http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/bromine-market-42782196.html. (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The report, “Bromine & its derivatives market by Derivatives (organobromines, clear brine fluids, and hydrogen bromide), Application (flame retardants, oil & gas drilling, biocides, medicinal, HBr flow...


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