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2011-07-18 16:00:00

CHELMSFORD, Mass., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Biosciences, a global manufacturer of products designed to make diagnostic testing easier, more cost-effective, and less labor intensive, announced that it has sold its microbiology business, TREK Diagnostic Systems, to Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO). The sale will enable Magellan to focus all its resources on its LeadCare® and Dynex® businesses, both of which have been experiencing strong...

2011-07-13 11:14:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun shares its passion for electronics by providing parts, knowledge, and innovation for those looking to explore the world of embedded electronics. It helps anyone discover their inner inventor and enables individuals to create their WHO: own electronics projects. SparkFun loves to teach people the skills they need to start...

2011-07-11 08:45:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gradient, a nationally recognized environmental and risk science consulting firm, today announced the publication of a study that finds elevated levels of heavy metals in tested laundered shop towels. The study, "Evaluation of Potential Exposure to Metals in Laundered Shop Towels," builds upon an earlier analysis published in 2003 and concludes that, even after commercial laundering, the towels studied retain elevated levels of metals. This...

2011-07-01 07:00:00

WOODLAND PARK, N.J., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxell Corporation of America, the leading manufacturers of battery and data storage products, is pleased to announce the introduction of an environmentally advanced silver-oxide cell that successfully reduces the mercury and lead in the cathode material to zero, while maintaining a battery life comparable to conventional silver-oxide cells with the new zero-mercury, zero-lead added type. (Photo:...

2011-06-28 13:00:00

NEW YORK, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council, in partnership with the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), announced today that Merkley+Partners, the pro bono advertising agency that developed their Lead Poisoning Prevention public service advertising (PSA) campaign, was honored by the American Advertising Federation by winning the Silver ADDY for best public service...

2011-06-09 09:05:00

White paper serves as educational resource on regulation, enforcement and compliance of lead levels in drinking water system components NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.), a global leader in water quality and safety, announced today the release of a white paper on the regulation of lead in drinking water system components. The white paper, "An Overview of Regulations for Lead Levels in Drinking Water System Components", examines...

2011-05-18 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All across America, there are homes that can actually harm those who live in them. From lead-based paint that can poison children, to cancer-causing radon, to cockroach and bedbug infestations. Next month, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is hosting a National Healthy Homes Conference in Denver that will explore the latest research and interventions from dozens of public health, housing, and environmental experts from more...

2011-05-17 12:31:00

CHELMSFORD, Mass., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Biosciences, a global manufacturer of products designed to make diagnostic testing easier, more cost-effective, and less labor intensive, announced that its Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, Joel De Jesus, will be a featured speaker at the Medicaid Health Plans of America Center for Best Practices First Annual Awards Forum, which takes place tomorrow in Washington, DC. Mr. De Jesus will report on three model...

2011-05-05 08:01:00

BOSTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luster Premium White, a leader in oral care and at-home whitening products developed by Dentovations, introduces a revolution in instant, at-home tooth whitening. In a time where everyone is used to immediate gratification - waiting weeks, days or hours to get whiter teeth is no longer an option, people want results and they want them NOW! Luckily, Luster Premium White, which offers a collection of at-home whitening products, has come up with a solution...

2011-05-03 00:00:27

Lead-Out is a non-toxic paint stripper that neutralizes lead based paint and can be found at http://www.LeadOutPaintStripper.com Orangeburg, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2011 Solucorp Industries Ltd., an environmental remediation company based in Orangeburg, NY, has extended its contract with Environmentally Helpful Products LLC ("EHP"), an internet marketing company in Upstate New York, to bring their patented Lead-Out Paint Stripper to the market. Daniel Webster, an attorney and manager of EHP,...


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2005-05-26 09:40:46

Lead is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pb (L. Plumbum) and atomic number 82. A soft, heavy, toxic and malleable poor metal, lead is bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes to dull gray when exposed to air. Lead is used in building construction, lead-acid batteries, bullets and shot, and is part of solder, pewter, and fusible alloys. Lead has the highest atomic number of all stable elements. (But see the article on Bismuth, which has a half life so long it can...

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