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2011-04-11 00:00:38

Ultra-compact, user friendly battery backup is ideal home and small office equipment. With innovative design and energy-saving technology, the CP350SLG UPS provides power protection for space conscious customers. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 8, 2011 CyberPower Systems, the global leader of innovative power protection and distribution equipment, today announced the addition of its CP350SLG Standby Series uninterruptible power supply (UPS). It safeguards PCs, personal electronics, POS...

2011-01-22 08:53:57

Second study to examine levels of contaminants in plankton, sportfish Researchers from Upstate New York institutions, including the University at Buffalo, have documented elevated levels of two industrial pollutants in carp in eastern Lake Erie, adding to the body of scientific work demonstrating the lasting environmental effects of human activity and waste disposal on the Great Lakes. The two contaminants the scientists studied were polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), manmade organic compounds...

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2011-01-14 11:21:59

The bodies of virtually all U.S. pregnant women carry multiple chemicals, including some banned since the 1970s and others used in common products such as non-stick cookware, processed foods and personal care products, according to a new study from UCSF. The study marks the first time that the number of chemicals to which pregnant women are exposed has been counted. Analyzing data for 163 chemicals, researchers detected polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), organochlorine pesticides,...

2011-01-05 09:44:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued today by the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association: With less than a month left to his 30-year career in the U.S. Senate, Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) took the time to fire off a letter to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg urging the agency to notify "food manufacturers, transporters and retailers inspected by the FDA that plastic pallets containing decaBDE are inappropriate for...

2010-12-16 12:35:58

Australian babies and young children are increasingly exposed to toxic flame-retardant chemicals emanating from cheap imported carpets, furniture, foam mattresses and electronic goods, a new scientific study indicates. Research at the CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE) shows that levels of bromine-based flame-retardant chemicals known as PBDEs may be rising in the Australian indoor environment, and that children are the group most exposed. Dust...

2010-12-08 10:25:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - A study conducted by the University of Texas (UT) School of Public Health showed high levels of polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants in butter samples purchased from five grocery stores in the city of Dallas. Investigators suggest the incident represents the worst documented case of PBDE contamination in food ever reported in the U.S. The leading company supplying plastic pallets to companies transporting and storing...

2010-11-29 04:00:00

BEER SHEVA, Israel, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ICL Industrial Products (ICL-IP) today announced the launch of TexFRon(TM) product line, next-generation flame retardants developed to provide a sustainable textile fire safety solution. The TexFRon(TM) product line's efficiency reduces the textile end-product chemical footprint. TexFRon(TM) products are water-based dispersions designed to meet stringent flame retardant requirements for a broad range of fabric finishes....

2010-11-17 15:03:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it will increase the base price of SAYTEX® BT-93W and SAYTEX® BT-93 (ethylenebistetrabromophthalimide) by 25% on all global shipments on or after January 1, 2011, or as contracts allow. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO ) (Logo:...

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...

2010-08-10 07:00:00

PBDE Flame Retardants and Triclosan Found in Tests Conducted for the Food Rights Network (FRN) FRN Will Provide Test Results to the Public Utilities Commissioners at a City Hall Meeting, 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 10, 2010 SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Independent tests of sewage sludge-derived compost from the Synagro CVC plant -- distributed free to gardeners since 2007 by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission in their "organic biosolids compost" giveaway...


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