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2014-04-08 10:54:33

Laboratory chamber walls have been stealing vapors, causing researchers to underestimate the formation of secondary organic aerosol in the atmosphere. A study published April 7 in PNAS Online Early Edition describes how a team of scientists, including researchers from the University of California, Davis, showed that vapor losses to the walls of laboratory chambers can suppress the formation of secondary organic aerosol, which in turn has contributed to the underprediction of SOA in climate...

2014-04-07 23:23:24

Market Size - $307.8 mn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 8.4%, Market Trends – Increasing fluorotelomer use in textiles. View Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/fluorotelomers-market. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The global market for fluorotelomers is expected to reach USD 539.3 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increased use of fluorotelomers in fire fighting foams and textiles is expected to drive demand over...

Toxic Emissions From Crib Matresses May Be Harming Infants
2014-04-02 13:39:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology has revealed that parents may be unknowingly exposing their infant children to toxic chemicals being emitted from the foam padding in crib mattresses. Conducted by a team of researchers from Texas and Finland, the new study said crib mattresses release noteworthy amounts of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), potentially unsafe chemicals also found in household...

2014-04-02 08:23:42

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qq54kk/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global And Chinese Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qq54kk/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global And Chinese Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) Industry Report 2014 is a...

2014-03-24 23:23:14

In response to the demand for a more economical low VOC mastic remover, Grayling has developed Control CCV-Low. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Since the California Air Resources Board (CARB) first introduced regulations to address volatile organic compounds, or VOC’s, in 1991, several other states have followed suit in regulating solvent-based products, like mastic removers that are used on asbestos abatement projects. VOCs have been found to be a major contributing factor to...

2014-03-24 12:23:09

ANDalyze DNAzyme water sensor technology has completed testing by the USEPA for use in drinking water and environmental water. The results of these tests are a publicly available third party testing report that notes the usefulness of the technology and products. CHAMPAIGN, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ANDalyze has completed the application, protocol development and testing phases required by the rigorous USEPA ETV program. The report is available from the US EPA at: ANDalyze US EPA...

2014-03-20 08:23:44

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7l9jsj/mesitylene_cas) has announced the addition of the "Mesitylene (CAS 108-67-8) Market Research Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7l9jsj/mesitylene_cas ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Mesitylene (CAS 108-67-8) Market Research Report presents comprehensive data on mesitylene markets...

2014-03-17 23:02:21

Comprehensive analysis and forecast of worldwide, regional and country MTBE markets can be found in the in-demand research study “Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, the global MTBE production is poised to decrease by nearly 0.2% annually in the next several years. London, UK (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 During...

Organic Particle Ingredients Formed By New gas-phase Compounds
2014-02-27 11:53:49

Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS) Scientists made an important step in order to better understand the relationships between vegetation and climate. So-called extremely low-volatility organic compounds, which are produced by plants, could be detected for the first time during field and laboratory experiments in Finland and Germany. These organic species contribute to the formation of aerosol that can affect climate and air quality, they report in this week's issue of the...

2014-02-21 12:22:24

DUBLIN, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nd2vhc/methyl_ethyl) has announced the addition of the "Methyl Ethyl Ketone Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nd2vhc/methyl_ethyl ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) MEK (methyl ethyl ketone) is mainly used as a...


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