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Carpet pads commonly sold to consumers in the USA and other developed countries contain dangerous chemicals that can cause nervous system damage, particularly in infants and toddlers. GENEVA, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the first publicly available study of its kind, a type of foam carpet pad commonly sold in the USA and other developed countries was demonstrated to contain levels of flame retardant chemicals that raise concerns about human health.
A team led by researcher Rosalinda Gioia at Lancaster University (United Kingdom), has shown that high concentrations of PCBs (between 10 and 360 picograms/m3) are found in some countries in West Africa, such as the Gambia and Ivory Coast, and all along this coast.
Home renovations done by people lacking adequate training and knowledge could lead to the disturbance lead-based paint, asbestos insulation, and many other toxic materials in older buildings, which will put the health of all-especially children- at risk.
Training, caution essential to avoid release of brain-damaging lead, other toxic substances.
Electronic Interconnect (EI), a leading provider of printed circuit boards (PCBs) and PCB engineering and design services, has received Underwriterâ€™s Laboratories (UL) approval to use 6-ounce copper and metal clad PCB components in PCB products and to apply the UL approval mark to them.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb.
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.
KETTLEMAN CITY, Calif., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management of the Central Valley today announced that Wenck Associates, Inc.
General Electric said on Thursday that it is on track to complete a $500 million toxic waste cleanup project in New York's Hudson river to settle a decade-old battle with US environmental authorities.
New PCB Quote Product and Engenix v3.2.3 Release Combine to Further Automate Pre-Production Processes for PCB Manufacturing Indianapolis, IN (Vocus) November 15, 2010 Consona Corporation (Consona), a worldwide leader in providing customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services for companies of all sizes, today announced the general availability of Engenix v3.2.3 â€“ Cimnet Systemsâ€™ engineering automation solution for PCB...
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