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2012-02-29 15:56:00

Independent Scientific Panel Report Leads to Material Being Removed From Proposed List of Toxic Substances HERNDON, Va., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Silicone Environmental Health & Safety Council of North America (SEHSC) commends the Canadian Environment Minister's decision to implement the findings of an independent scientific panel that concluded that Siloxane D5 is safe for the environment. D5 is a widely used silicone material that can be found in a variety of...

2011-09-22 01:00:00

LYON, France, September 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluestar silicones will introduce the latest additions to its SILCOLEASE(R) Optima Concept product family at Labelexpo Europe Brussels from September 28th to October 1st. The Optima Concept is the SILCOLEASE(R) way to tackle all issues of cost, profitability or productivity linked with label & release liner manufacture. Existing SILCOLEASE(R) range products can be combined with new Optima components to meet the...

2011-09-15 16:30:00

A curable silicone coating promotes ease of cleaning and decreases tack Carpinteria, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 NuSil Technology LLC (http://www.nusil.com), a leading formulator and manufacturer of silicone compounds for engineering industries, announces the release of R-1182, a one-part, acetoxy-cured, low-coefficient-of-friction silicone coating. R-1182 is dispersed in Tert-Butyl Acetate, a non-volatile, organic component solvent. This smooth coating is curable at room temperature...

2011-05-04 15:18:42

At a time when cosmetics, shampoos, skin creams, and other personal care products already are going green "” with manufacturers switching to plant-derived extracts and other natural ingredients "” government regulators in Canada are adding to the woes of the silicone-based ingredients long used in these products. That's the topic of an article in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), ACS' weekly newsmagazine. C&EN Senior Correspondent Marc S....

2010-11-30 09:00:00

LYON, France, November 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to continuous rising costs of raw materials (especially Silicon Metal, Methanol ....) since mid 2010, and despite major on-going productivity improvements achieved during the year to absorb these additional costs, Bluestar Silicones will raise its Silicone product range prices by 5 to 10 % in the course of January 2011. Bluestar Silicones is fully committed to maintain the quality of its products, the service level to its customers...

2010-11-20 00:00:48

After four years of construction, Dow Corning Corporation and Wacker Chemie AG today officially inaugurated their joint integrated silicone manufacturing site in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu province, China. The facility will serve fast-growing demand for silicone materials in China and Asia. The combined US$1.8 billion investment, covering 1 million square meters, is China's largest facility of this kind and is among the world's biggest and most advanced integrated silicone production sites. The...

2010-11-18 05:00:00

World-class site brings innovation, efficiency and sustainability to China ZHANGJIAGANG, China, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- After four years of construction, Dow Corning Corporation and Wacker Chemie AG today officially inaugurated their joint integrated silicone manufacturing site in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu province, China. The facility will serve fast-growing demand for silicone materials in China and Asia. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101118/DC03086) (Photo:...

2010-11-01 10:25:00

Environmental agency oversteps its bounds by targeting siloxanes WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Tax Reform, joined by ten other organizations, has sent a letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency to refrain from authoring a Chemical Action Plan for siloxanes, a kind of silicone compound. Despite the fact that no evidence exists that siloxanes present a health or environmental threat, the EPA is poised to regulate the chemical, which is ubiquitous...

2010-02-12 11:59:00

COPLEY, Ohio, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Koby Environmental, Inc. manufactures a line of Torquer® locking plugs to secure the access pipes in groundwater monitoring wells. The plugs are made in a variety of sizes to accommodate pipe diameters from one-half inch to eight inches. The devices are injection molded from glass-filled nylon to provide sufficient stiffness in operation, particularly for the larger sizes. In an elegant design, a wing nut compresses an...

2009-02-26 09:14:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluestar Silicones announces the launch of Silcolease(R) POLY 366, a new solventless silicone polymer that offers a flat release profile over a broad range of matrix stripping and label dispensing speeds. "Silcolease(R) POLY 366 solves a long-time industry problem of achieving true flat release at any coating speed," says Ron Hanks, business director, Bluestar Silicones USA. "Now, converters and label dispensers have the opportunity to operate...