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2013-03-02 23:00:21

Program aims to impact retail sales by showcasing performance of Teflon® nonstick coatings. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 In celebration of more than 50 years of sautéing, scrambling and searing, the makers of DuPont Teflon® nonstick coatings have launched a new marketing campaign. “Nothing Messes With It” is the articulation of how the superior durability, release and reliability of Teflon® nonstick coatings create peace of mind in the kitchen because...

2012-09-04 11:11:23

Exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a manmade chemical used in the manufacture of some common household products, appears to be associated with cardiovascular disease and peripheral arterial disease in a study of 1,216 individuals, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Surveys have suggested that PFOA (widely used in the manufacture of products such as lubricants, polishes, paper and textile coatings, and food...

Sea Turtles At Risk Due To Pollutants
2012-07-01 09:58:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at NIST's Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML) and four partner organizations have measured for the first time concentrations of 13 perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFCs) in five endangered species of sea turtles. While PFC toxicology studies have not yet been conducted on turtles, the levels of the compounds seen in all five species approach the amounts known to cause unfavorable health effects in other animals. PFCs are...

2012-06-04 23:01:39

Ogreenic Cookware is the Latest Addition to MyReviewsNow.net´s As Seen on TV Portal. Shoppers who Act Quickly Will Receive a Second Cookware Item and a Special Mystery Gift at No Charge. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Shoppers searching for non-stick cookware that lets them cook food safely, quickly and with their health in mind can head to MyReviewsNow.net´s as seen on tv Portal and browse the virtual mall´s newest affiliate partner, Orgreenic Kitchenware. Orgreenic...

2012-01-25 04:47:41

Elevated exposures in children to perfluorinated compounds, which are widely used in manufacturing and food packaging, were associated with lower antibody responses to routine childhood immunizations, according to a study in the January 25 issue of JAMA. "Fluorine-substituted organic compounds have thousands of important industrial and manufacturing applications and occur widely in surfactants and repellants in food packaging and textile impregnation. The perfluorinated compounds (PFCs)...

2012-01-18 19:49:50

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists are reporting that the indoor air in offices is an important source of worker exposure to potentially toxic substances released by carpeting, furniture, paint and other items. Their report, which documents a link between levels of these so-called polyfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in office air and in the blood of workers, appears in ACS' journal Environmental Science & Technology. Michael McClean and colleagues explain that PFCs, used in...

2011-06-30 00:00:29

Titanium-Cookware.com launches new style of oil-free Cookware made from Titanium to replace Teflon pans. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Titanium-Cookware.com launches an incredible new style of cookware that is 10 times more non stick than Teflon, yet uses no Teflon. The cookware instead uses titanium and ceramic as the main materials used in its production. These two materials have both been known to be safe for many years. The product demonstration is amazing, and shows a...

2011-01-27 00:02:58

C6 Technology is an innovative process that protects your clothing even in the most inconvenient of circumstances. Beaverton, OR (Vocus/PRWEB) January 26, 2011 Skankeywear®-Beaverton, Oregon. C6 Technology® is an innovative technology that can be applied to any fabric before or after production. Being able to apply this treatment to a finished product opens new doors and capabilities for the fabric product that is treated. Now embroideries, screen printed products, seams and...

2010-11-08 19:30:11

University of Toronto scientists have found that chemicals used to line junk food wrappers and microwave popcorn bags are migrating into food and being ingested by people where they are contributing to chemical contamination observed in blood. Perfluorinated carboxylic acids or PFCAs are the breakdown products of chemicals used to make non-stick and water- and stain-repellant products ranging from kitchen pans to clothing to food packaging.  PFCAs, the best known of which is...

2010-09-07 13:24:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The 356+ members of the Pharmacy Franchise Owners Association (PFOA) have appointed a new executive director to lead the member-owned trade association in its mission to preserve, protect and promote the interests of pharmacy franchise owners. Industry veteran David Mayper will assume the role on September 13, bringing more than 25 years of pharmaceutical distribution and association experience. Over the course of his career, Mayper has successfully...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.