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70 Years of Innovation in Spectroscopy 70 YEARS OF INNOVATION IN SPECTROSCOPY

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Mar 13, 2019

Today, Agilent’s comprehensive and time-tested Spectroscopy portfolios (Molecular and Atomic) offer some of the most powerful and reliable solutions for diverse markets, such as: (Bio) Pharmaceutical Energy and chemical.

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The Chemistry of Petrol and Diesel THE CHEMISTRY OF PETROL AND DIESEL

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Mar 12, 2019

The following infographic shows the difference between diesel, unleaded petrol and leaded petrol. Diesel automobiles are popular in Europe. All cars in the US run on petrol. Trucks however use diesel. Unlike petrol, diesel is considered to be more po...

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Evolution of Chemical Production EVOLUTION OF CHEMICAL PRODUCTION

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Mar 08, 2019

Since the introduction of regulations on chemical production in 1976, there has been a lot of development and research within the chemical industry. The use of chemicals in manufactured products increased and thus the dangers of chemicals increased. ...

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Pine Chemistry: Essential to society for over 80 years. PINE CHEMISTRY: ESSENTIAL TO SOCIETY FOR OVER 80 YEARS.

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Mar 04, 2019

Used to make roads, highways and sidewalks, all of which are necessary in a modern society An important ingredient in paints, allowing for major home and office renovations $2 billion enterprise provides thousands of jobs across the country Used in r...

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THE FACTS ABOUT ETHYLENE OXIDE THE FACTS ABOUT ETHYLENE OXIDE

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Mar 01, 2019

A versatile chemical building block, ethylene oxide is primarily used in industrial manufacturing operations to make other chemicals. Ethylene oxide and its derivatives help make a variety of products we use every day.

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Avoid chemicals in your lawn and garden AVOID CHEMICALS IN YOUR LAWN AND GARDEN

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Feb 26, 2019

As a Conservation Committee of Sierra Club’s Southeastern PA Group, Don’t Spray Me! helps implement, in Chester County, Sierra Club’s goal of cutting back human practices harmful to nature and human health.

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ACC Phthalates Automotive Infographic ACC PHTHALATES AUTOMOTIVE INFOGRAPHIC

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Feb 25, 2019

PVC and acrylic plastisol sealants made with high phthalates are used in wheel wells, underbody coatings and paint to maximize performance and extend the life of the product through the wear-and-tear of everyday vehicle use.

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Periodic Graphics: Do air pollution masks work? PERIODIC GRAPHICS: DO AIR POLLUTION MASKS WORK?

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Feb 17, 2019

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning investigates the efficiency of the masks and what they do and don’t filter out.

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Oil and Gas Industry Infographics OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY INFOGRAPHICS

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Feb 15, 2019

Oil and Gas Industry Infographics Template. Three different backgrounds with thematic icons set.

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The 101 on E-cigarettes Infographic THE 101 ON E-CIGARETTES INFOGRAPHIC

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Feb 13, 2019

Vaping is the act of inhaling and exhaling the aerosol, often referred to as vapor, which is produced by an e-cigarette or similar device. The term is used because e-cigarettes do not produce tobacco smoke, but rather an aerosol, often mistaken for w...

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Cutting-Edge University Research Confirms Safe Exposure Level for Formaldehyde CUTTING-EDGE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CONFIRMS SAFE EXPOSURE LEVEL FOR FORMALDEHYDE

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Feb 08, 2019

Since the 1990s, published research has consistently demonstrated that safe thresholds for formaldehyde exposure exist. In 2011, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) identified understanding the effects of inhaled formaldehyde vs. formaldehyde prod...

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ChemMonthly January 2019 CHEMMONTHLY JANUARY 2019

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Feb 05, 2019

Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a new type of 3D printer, a new form of nanotubes based on benzene, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with...

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Five black chemists who made a difference FIVE BLACK CHEMISTS WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE

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Feb 02, 2019

St. Elmo Brady (1884-1966) was the first African-American to receive a Ph.D. in chemistry in the U.S. After receiving his doctoral degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1916, Brady taught and held leadership roles at historica...

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Carbon Hydrogen Oxygen Nitrogen (CHON) infographic CARBON HYDROGEN OXYGEN NITROGEN (CHON) INFOGRAPHIC

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Jan 16, 2019

This is simple infographic gives information about the four most common elements. This could be used as a reading in conjunction with instruction on matter and basic chemistry, with a focus on photosynthesis since plants use all four of these element...

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2019 Top Trends in Chemical and Material Industry 2019 TOP TRENDS IN CHEMICAL AND MATERIAL INDUSTRY

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Jan 16, 2019

2019 Top Trends in Chemical and Material Industry. The liquid silicone rubber market will show growth during the coming years due to the rising demand for wearable technology devices. Medical grade LSR is expected to witness a CAGR of around 9.5% til...

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A timeline of the discoveries of the chemical elements A TIMELINE OF THE DISCOVERIES OF THE CHEMICAL ELEMENTS

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Jan 15, 2019

As it’s the International Year of the Periodic Table, I decided to revisit this old timeline of element discoveries I put together five years ago. The old version was a little in need of visual improvement, as well as updating to include the el...

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TiO2 in North America: The Road Ahead TIO2 IN NORTH AMERICA: THE ROAD AHEAD

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Dec 29, 2018

The near-term North America titanium dioxide (TiO2) landscape includes signs of returning demand and restored pricing power early next year. The potential culmination of a long-proposed merger between two pigment manufacturers, and further developmen...

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ChemMonthly December 2018: A new type of bonding, ‘reverse racemisation’, and fluorinated compounds in cosmetics CHEMMONTHLY DECEMBER 2018: A NEW TYPE OF BONDING, ‘REVERSE RACEMISATION’, AND FLUORINATED COMPOUNDS IN COSMETICS

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Dec 27, 2018

Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a new type of chemical bonding, a catalyst that can reverse racemization, an investigation of fluorinated compounds in cosmetics, and more! Larg...

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PLASTICS IN AUTOMOTIVE PLASTICS IN AUTOMOTIVE

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Dec 19, 2018

TODAY’S PLASTICS TYPICALLY MAKE UP OF THE VOLUME OF A NEW LIGHT VEHICLE BUT LESS THAN 10% OF ITS WEIGHT, WHICH HELPS MAKE CARS LIGHTER AND MORE FUEL EFFICIENT, RESULTING IN LOWER GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS. THE AVERAGE LIGHT VEHICLE NOW CONTAINS ...

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The Year in Chemistry: 2018’s biggest chemistry stories THE YEAR IN CHEMISTRY: 2018’S BIGGEST CHEMISTRY STORIES

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Dec 19, 2018

As we head into 2019, it’s time to take a look back at some of the biggest chemistry news stories over the past year. This year’s chemistry news featured water on Mars, the effects of e-cigarettes, new types of isomerism and bonding, and ...

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Global Plastic Recycling Market GLOBAL PLASTIC RECYCLING MARKET

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Dec 18, 2018

Global Plastic Recycling Market: by application (Packaging, Construction, Textile, Automotive, Others), by material (Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE), Polypropylene (PP), Others), by ...

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What has chemistry ever done for you? WHAT HAS CHEMISTRY EVER DONE FOR YOU?

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Dec 13, 2018

Chemistry is a signficant contrbutor to the wealth, prosperity and health of society. Over the past 5,000 years, chemistry has fundamentally shaped our global civilisation.

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HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL STORAGE GUIDE HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL STORAGE GUIDE

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Dec 10, 2018

When it comes to household chemicals, how we store them can be just as important as how we use them. That’s because cleansers, deodorants, toiletries and other cleaning products can be hazardous to our health if they’re not stored properl...

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The biggest chemistry news of 2018 THE BIGGEST CHEMISTRY NEWS OF 2018

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Dec 05, 2018

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning recounts our most-read news and feature stories of the year.

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POLYOLEFINS SOUTHEAST ASIAN MARKET OVERVIEW POLYOLEFINS SOUTHEAST ASIAN MARKET OVERVIEW

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Dec 04, 2018

From early 2018, for the first time in three years, spot prices of dutiable polypropylene (PP) flat yarn in southeast Asia have exceeded that of linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) prices amid diverging market fundamentals. A relatively tight sup...

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BREXIT THREATENS UK-EU CHEMICALS TRADE BREXIT THREATENS UK-EU CHEMICALS TRADE

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Dec 01, 2018

As the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union, the region’s chemical industry faces a period of great uncertainty. This infographic examines the key areas of impact, including trade, the exchange rate, shifts in duties and what it ...

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The mighty mitochondrion and respiration THE MIGHTY MITOCHONDRION AND RESPIRATION

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Nov 27, 2018

We spend a lot of time on this site looking at the chemistry that goes on all around us. However, there are also chemical reactions taking place in every one of your cells. This Chemunicate graphic takes a brief look at mitochondria and the reactions...

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Changing dynamics in the Asian polyolefins market CHANGING DYNAMICS IN THE ASIAN POLYOLEFINS MARKET

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Nov 21, 2018

The Middle East has been an established exporter of polyethylene (PE), with a traditional dominance in Asia. New shale-based startups in the US threaten this position of the Middle East in Asian markets, with effects poised to be seen 2019 onwards. R...

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2019 MIDDLE EAST PETROCHEMICALS 2019 MIDDLE EAST PETROCHEMICALS

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Nov 20, 2018

The US and China trade war in 2018 is proving to be both an opportunity and threat for Middle East producers. With fewer US-origin cargoes shipped to China, Middle East producers say they see increased inquiries and bids emerging eastwards. Chinese b...

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Real World Global Monitoring Data Demonstrate Siloxanes Pose Negligible Risk to Environment REAL WORLD GLOBAL MONITORING DATA DEMONSTRATE SILOXANES POSE NEGLIGIBLE RISK TO ENVIRONMENT

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Nov 18, 2018

The silicones industry, independent scientific panels, and government authorities in several world regions committed significant resources to better understand the environmental presence and behavior of siloxanes used to make silicones.

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MANUFACTURING IN MOTION: TRANSFORMING FOR A NEW INDUSTRIAL ERA MANUFACTURING IN MOTION: TRANSFORMING FOR A NEW INDUSTRIAL ERA

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Nov 16, 2018

Technological advancements are transforming the manufacturing sector and ushering in a new industrial era. A survey of over 500 manufacturing executives explores their changing strategies, shifts in talent needs and what the most innovative and tech-...

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Timeline of the biggest developments driving China’s chemical markets in 2018 TIMELINE OF THE BIGGEST DEVELOPMENTS DRIVING CHINA’S CHEMICAL MARKETS IN 2018

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Nov 14, 2018

China’s chemical markets have seen significant market movements, with major developments like the US-China trade war and anti-pollution initiatives, which ultimately shaped both the domestic and global markets. Download this infographic for a g...

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licensing rates in the chemical industries LICENSING RATES IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES

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Nov 14, 2018

This infographic is a summary of an independent analysis conducted by Runway. Based on 627 contracts taken from the SEC Edgar database, this analysis represents the specialty chemicals landscape for companies acquired by public corporations in the Un...

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Chemical Industry’s Energy Use and Emissions CHEMICAL INDUSTRY’S ENERGY USE AND EMISSIONS

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Nov 11, 2018

The chemical and petrochemical industry is the largest consumer of energy among industrial sectors and is one of the top GHG emissions-intensive industries as well. The infographic below is prepared by Global Efficiency Intelligence, LLC to summarize...

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NEW POLYETHYLENE (PE) CAPACITIES TO HAVE WIDESPREAD IMPACT NEW POLYETHYLENE (PE) CAPACITIES TO HAVE WIDESPREAD IMPACT

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Nov 07, 2018

New PE capacities coming on stream globally- and particularly in North America - are having an impact on sentiment and pricing in some areas. The trade spat between China and the US is expected to affect trade flows globally, as some PE grades have a...

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Hurricane Preparedness for the Chemical Industry HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS FOR THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Nov 05, 2018

Chemistry is essential to just about every aspect of the U.S. economy, with more than 96% of all manufactured goods directly touched by the chemistry industry. Some form of chemical production can be found in nearly every state. However, much of it i...

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CHEMICAL SECURITY & DRONES CHEMICAL SECURITY & DRONES

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Oct 30, 2018

Government statistics show that personal and commercial use of drones in the United States is growing at a rapid rate. In fact, there are currently more drones registered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) than piloted aircraft. Each day ...

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CHEMICAL SECURITY SAFEGUARDING FACILITIES CHEMICAL SECURITY SAFEGUARDING FACILITIES

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Oct 30, 2018

Chemical manufactures across the country transform raw materials into products that are critical to the everyday health and welfare of our Nation. Because of their critical role in the U.S. economy, and our responsibility to employees and our communi...

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Exploring the Chemistry of Mars EXPLORING THE CHEMISTRY OF MARS

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Oct 27, 2018

A mere 50 years ago, we knew almost nothing about the planets of our solar system. We had essentially no informaton on the chemical properties of the planets and their atmospheres until 1969, when NASA launched the Mariner 6 and 7 spacecraft, which b...

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Middle East polyethylene in spotlight as US-China trade battle intensifies MIDDLE EAST POLYETHYLENE IN SPOTLIGHT AS US-CHINA TRADE BATTLE INTENSIFIES

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Oct 23, 2018

The Middle East has established itself as a major exporter of polyolefins, with a strong dominance in Asia. Recent developments in import markets such as China and India – as well as increased competition from the US – threaten its positi...

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Oil & Gas Industry OIL & GAS INDUSTRY

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Oct 18, 2018

The combination of powerful equipment, flammable chemicals, and high pressures cause jobs in the oil and gas industry to turn deadly a lot quicker than other industries. This is why it's essential safety managers and supervisors identify and comm...

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European Ethylene production capacities EUROPEAN ETHYLENE PRODUCTION CAPACITIES

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Oct 17, 2018

Planned and unplanned production issues served to offset the underlying structural length in European ethylene supply in 2018. More export opportunities are expected to arise as Europe starts to feel the impact of the new US ethylene/derivatives capa...

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THE BUSINESS OF CHEMISTRY BY THE NUMBERS THE BUSINESS OF CHEMISTRY BY THE NUMBERS

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Oct 17, 2018

Chemistry is essential to our economy and plays a vital role in the creation of ground-breaking products that make our lives and our world healthier, safer, more sustainable and more productive.

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The chemistry of Venus flytraps THE CHEMISTRY OF VENUS FLYTRAPS

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Oct 14, 2018

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning highlights the molecules exploited by the carnivorous plant to lure, catch, and digest its prey

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Oxo chemicals industry: Growth in times of change OXO CHEMICALS INDUSTRY: GROWTH IN TIMES OF CHANGE

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Oct 11, 2018

Demand for oxo chemicals strongly dependent on demand for C4-C13 plasticizer alcohols, which depend on plasticizers market. The plasticizers market continues to face changing market conditions, specifically regulations targeted to address potential h...

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how does gas chromatography work? HOW DOES GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY WORK?

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Oct 11, 2018

Gas Chromatography has become one of the most important tools in analytical chemistry. Its popularity is because of its extremely wide application range. Primarily, Gas Chromatography is used for separating the different components of the mixture and...

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Chemical Inventory Management System CHEMICAL INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Oct 10, 2018

Chemicals and other hazardous materials are an integral part of Carleton’s research and teaching objectives. Proper management of these hazardous materials is crucial to ensuring safe working and learning environments. Carleton’s Environm...

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Sound management of chemicals and human health SOUND MANAGEMENT OF CHEMICALS AND HUMAN HEALTH

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Oct 09, 2018

Harmful effects of chemicals are a serious threat to health and development. Sound management of chemicals
will support the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and good health for all by contributing
to poverty elimin...

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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND THE COMPETITIVE CHEMICAL COMPANY DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND THE COMPETITIVE CHEMICAL COMPANY

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Oct 05, 2018

According to PwC, “Those who are slow to implement digitalization and data analytics may find it difficult to compete. In an increasingly cost-competitive market, no company in the chemicals sector can afford to lose opportunities to improve th...

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2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 NOBEL PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY

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Oct 03, 2018

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded one half to Frances H Arnold for her work on the directed evolution of enzymes, and with the other half jointly to George P Smith and Sir Gregory P Winter for their work on the phage display of peptides a...

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FIRSTHAND ACCOUNTS OF THE IMPACT OF CHINA SECTION 301 TARIFFS ON U.S. CHEMICALS MANUFACTURERS FIRSTHAND ACCOUNTS OF THE IMPACT OF CHINA SECTION 301 TARIFFS ON U.S. CHEMICALS MANUFACTURERS

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Sep 25, 2018

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and its members are gravely concerned that Section 301 tariffs and corresponding retaliation by China will cause deep and lasting harm to the U.S. economy, manufacturers, farmers, workers, and consumers. With the ...

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Never Store These Chemicals Together NEVER STORE THESE CHEMICALS TOGETHER

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Sep 25, 2018

When chemicals that are incompatible are stored too closely together, there is a serious risk of a dangerous chemical reaction. Due to the popularity of our article ‘10 Sets of Chemicals Which Should Never Be Stored Together we’ve created...

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CHEMICALS DO’S & DONT’S CHEMICALS DO’S & DONT’S

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Sep 21, 2018

Cleaning chemicals should not be mixed together as this can cause harmful fumes or other chemical reactions. It is a common misconception that if one cleaning product works then mixing it with another will make it even better, but this is not the cas...

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Process safety management PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT

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Sep 12, 2018

Process Safety is a blend of engineering and management skills focused on preventing catastrophic accidents, such as fire, explosions and toxic releases associated with the use of chemical products. Process Safety Management (PSM) is an integral part...

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Polyethylene pre-K Trade Fair snapshot POLYETHYLENE PRE-K TRADE FAIR SNAPSHOT

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Sep 07, 2018

Polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) buyers in Europe are facing further price increases for 2017, particularly those with contracts linked to upstream ethylene and propylene, and discussions are expected to be tough. Shortages in 2015, caused by...

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Toxic Chemicals: The cost to your health TOXIC CHEMICALS: THE COST TO YOUR HEALTH

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Sep 05, 2018

Toxic chemicals tied to $340 billion in U.S. health costs and lost wages. Chemicals found in plastic bottles, flame retardants, metal food cans, detergents, cosmetics and pesticides cost the U.S. more than $340 billion a year in health costs and lost...

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Hazardous Chemical Safety HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL SAFETY

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Sep 05, 2018

Identifying and working with hazardous chemicals is an essential part of working in any lab. Developing and maintaining a chemical hygiene plan is critical for worker safety. Learn how to ensure your lab is following safe chemical handling practices....

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Hazardous Chemical Safety HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL SAFETY

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Sep 05, 2018

Protection from hazardous chemicals requires knowledge and training. Identifying and working with hazardous chemicals is an essential part of working in any lab. Developing and maintaining a chemical hygiene plan is critical for worker safety.

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ECONOMIC POTENTIAL FOR PLASTICS-TO-FUEL TECHNOLOGIES IN THE U.S. ECONOMIC POTENTIAL FOR PLASTICS-TO-FUEL TECHNOLOGIES IN THE U.S.

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Sep 05, 2018

Companies are transforming used, non-recycled plastics into fuel and petroleum-based products. These plastics-to-fuel technologies, which complement ongoing recycling e¬orts, are being embraced as a way to recover clean energy from plastics that ...

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Combining chemistry: Metals and what they can do COMBINING CHEMISTRY: METALS AND WHAT THEY CAN DO

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Aug 30, 2018

More than 80% of all elements in the periodic table are metals. While we typically think of elements as invisible to the naked eye or simply some of the components of air, most of these are metallic that form strong bonds with themselves and other el...

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RELIABLE RAIL TRANSPORT IS IMPERATIVE TO THE ECONOMIC VIABILITY OF THE CHEMISTRY SECTOR RELIABLE RAIL TRANSPORT IS IMPERATIVE TO THE ECONOMIC VIABILITY OF THE CHEMISTRY SECTOR

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Aug 24, 2018

It takes three trucks to transport the capacity of a single rail car. Larger facilities would need 240 trucks per day to transport their goods without rail service. This is in addition to any product they were already shipping by road.

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Through chemistry innovations and our actions, we contribute to sustainability & energy efficiency THROUGH CHEMISTRY INNOVATIONS AND OUR ACTIONS, WE CONTRIBUTE TO SUSTAINABILITY & ENERGY EFFICIENCY

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Aug 23, 2018

In the US chemicals sector, energy efficiency has improved 18 percent since 1990, while GHG intensity has improved 38 percent since 1990. The chemistry of detergent enzymes, one of the largest and most successful applications of modern industrial bio...

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Hexavalent Chromium Facts HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM FACTS

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Aug 22, 2018

Hexavalent chromium (Cr6) is a form of the element chromium, which is one of the most abundant chemical elements found in the earth’s crust. It occurs naturally in rocks and other minerals. There are two potential sources of hexavalent chromium...

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Biodegradable Polymers Market Value BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS MARKET VALUE

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Aug 22, 2018

Led by Western Europe, increasing regulations and bans against plastic bags and other single-use plastic items such as drinking straws is driving growing demand for biodegradable plastics. The current market value of biodegradable plastics exceeds $1...

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Developing the potential of Canada’s chemistry industry DEVELOPING THE POTENTIAL OF CANADA’S CHEMISTRY INDUSTRY

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Aug 20, 2018

Chemistry is the fastest growing industrial sector on the continent with over 325 projects announced in North America, representing over $258 billion in investment. An investment in Canada’s chemistry sector is an investment in creating some of...

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Sanitation and Safety: The Benefits of Plastics SANITATION AND SAFETY: THE BENEFITS OF PLASTICS

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Aug 16, 2018

Some plastics are designed to be used once or for a short period of time. Many of these help improve sanitation and safety while lowering environmental impacts. From healthcare when we’re sick or hurt to keeping our food fresh and free of conta...

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10 Facts About Plastic Recycling 10 FACTS ABOUT PLASTIC RECYCLING

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Aug 15, 2018

Recycling is good for the planet, but how much does it really help? This infographic provides information about plastic recycling, when it began and how it helps to improve the environment.

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plastic buildup infographic PLASTIC BUILDUP INFOGRAPHIC

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Aug 15, 2018

Every year 6.4 million tons of plastic are dumped into the ocean. 100,000 marine life die each year from plastic entanglement. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection of marine debris in the North Pacific Ocean. 80% of the debris is from land...

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Chemical concerns: the dangers of asbestos CHEMICAL CONCERNS: THE DANGERS OF ASBESTOS

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Aug 14, 2018

Asbestos has been in the news recently, along with the health concerns surrounding it. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the U.S. has proposed a framework that opens the door to new uses of asbestos. With many other countries already banni...

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CONVERTING NON-RECYCLED WASTE TO ENERGY AND FUELS CONVERTING NON-RECYCLED WASTE TO ENERGY AND FUELS

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Aug 08, 2018

Chemistry is transforming waste into a valuable energy resource through advanced energy recovery technologies. Recovering this abundant energy complements recycling and reduces waste that would otherwise be Although traditional recycling rates in the...

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How does the process of Chemical Recycling work? HOW DOES THE PROCESS OF CHEMICAL RECYCLING WORK?

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Aug 08, 2018

Chemical Recycling transforms plastic into basic petrochemical inputs, such as monomers and hydrocarbons. Their plastic component elements serve as raw material for making new products - which may or may not be plastic. One of the advantages of chemi...

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Put Data to Work: Transforming Chemical Operations with GE Digital PUT DATA TO WORK: TRANSFORMING CHEMICAL OPERATIONS WITH GE DIGITAL

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Aug 08, 2018

It's no secret: service leaders love data. Most can’t get enough of it!  Swimming in a large pool of numbers and data points however, is not the best way to fully understand the business in order to take it to the next level. We must l...

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Australia’s SULPHATE OF POTASH revolution AUSTRALIA’S SULPHATE OF POTASH REVOLUTION

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Aug 07, 2018

In the barren depths of Western Australia’s outback, rival developers are racing to be first to produce and market sulphate of potash fertilizer drawn from the region’s dry, brine-rich lakebeds. This infographic explores the competing com...

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Today in chemistry history: Germain Hess, Hess’s Law, and enthalpy changes TODAY IN CHEMISTRY HISTORY: GERMAIN HESS, HESS’S LAW, AND ENTHALPY CHANGES

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Aug 07, 2018

On this day back in 1802, Germain Hess was born in Switzerland. Hess would go on to do important work in the field of thermochemistry, the part of chemistry concerned with energy changes in chemical reactions. His work led to the eponymous Hess&rsquo...

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AMERICA’S PLASTICS MAKERS CONTRIBUTE TO SOLUTIONS ON MARINE LITTER AMERICA’S PLASTICS MAKERS CONTRIBUTE TO SOLUTIONS ON MARINE LITTER

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Aug 06, 2018

In 2011, through the American Chemistry Council (ACC), America’s Plastics Makers® helped lead the development of the Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for Solutions on Marine Litter. Otherwise known as the Global Declaration, ...

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The Organic Chemical Industry THE ORGANIC CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Jul 30, 2018

Welcome to this infographic showing you how only seven raw materials are responsible for 95% wt of products in the organic chemical industry.

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What are the Most Dangerous Chemicals? WHAT ARE THE MOST DANGEROUS CHEMICALS?

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Jul 24, 2018

Workers in the Construction Industry must deal with a variety of hazards. Chemical Hazards can be found in the form of dust, fumes, gases, and vapors. They can cause a variety of injuries and health problems.

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Marketing for Specialty Chemical Companies: Issues to Watch MARKETING FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICAL COMPANIES: ISSUES TO WATCH

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Jul 19, 2018

Buyers in the specialty chemicals industry are impacted by a variety of important factors. Chemicals marketers can use ABM to show these buyers they understand the issues that impact them and are ready to help.

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CHEMISTRY IS ADVANCING THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY CHEMISTRY IS ADVANCING THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

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Jul 17, 2018

The chemistry sector supports the circular economy, one that prioritizes the extension of product life cycles, extracting maximum value from resources. Industry, along with federal and provincial and municipal policymakers and other policy influencer...

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The chemistry of spinach THE CHEMISTRY OF SPINACH

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Jul 17, 2018

“Spinach is a good source of iron” – a myth, but a surprisingly persistent one. The story behind the myth and the chemistry that debunks it are fascinating. Here we look at both, as well as the chemical explanation behind the &lsquo...

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Why “bioplastics” won WHY “BIOPLASTICS” WON'T SOLVE PLASTIC POLLUTION

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Jul 16, 2018

“BIOPLASTICS” ARE STILL PLASTICS AND THE TERM ITSELF IS AMBIGUOUS Made partly or fully from organic matter from plants and animals, often in combination with fossil fuels. Bio-based plastics rely on limited land resources and chemical-int...

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Reducing Food Waste Through Plastic Packaging REDUCING FOOD WASTE THROUGH PLASTIC PACKAGING

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Jul 13, 2018

Food waste presents significant financial and environmental impacts. But plastic food packaging has the ability to help prevent food waste, save money, and reduce environmental effects. Plus it helps keep foods fresh and sanitary.

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THE NEW CHEMICAL BUYER’S CUSTOMER JOURNEY THE NEW CHEMICAL BUYER’S CUSTOMER JOURNEY

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Jul 12, 2018

84% of chemical industry professionals agree that the digital transformation of the chemical industry has already begun and chemical buyers are rapidly adopting digital methods right now. Follow this new customer journey to see how buyers are using d...

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WHAT ARE PLASTICS-TO-FUEL TECHNOLOGIES AND HOW SHOULD THEY BE REGULATED? WHAT ARE PLASTICS-TO-FUEL TECHNOLOGIES AND HOW SHOULD THEY BE REGULATED?

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Jul 12, 2018

Companies are transforming used, non-recycled plastics into fuels and other petroleum-based products. These technologies complement ongoing recycling e¬orts and are being embraced as a solution for recovering clean energy from post-use plastics t...

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New and upcoming ethylene and polyethylene plants NEW AND UPCOMING ETHYLENE AND POLYETHYLENE PLANTS

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Jul 12, 2018

This infographic shows that low-cost feedstocks derived from shale oil have spurred a wave of new crackers and polyethylene (PE) projects along the US Gulf coast, where much of the PE imported into Latin America originates. The US has already added a...

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How Plastics Can Help Enhance a Package’s Environmental Performance HOW PLASTICS CAN HELP ENHANCE A PACKAGE’S ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE

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Jul 10, 2018

A visual look at how many types of plastic packaging help to reduce packaging weight, energy use, and greenhouse gas emissions.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Pool Chemistry A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO POOL CHEMISTRY

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Jul 06, 2018

If you’ve recently bought a pool or are thinking about doing so, you’ve no doubt heard a lot about pool chemistry. Maintaining the right chemistry in your pool water could be the most important job you’ll have as a pool owner. That ...

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Chemistry is essential to Canada’s transition to a  low-carbon energy future CHEMISTRY IS ESSENTIAL TO CANADA’S TRANSITION TO A LOW-CARBON ENERGY FUTURE

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Jul 05, 2018

Canada’s chemistry industry is a world leader in low-intensity carbon chemical production.  These products are 80% less GHG-intensive than those produces in most world markets – products that are essential to Canada’s low carbo...

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Chemistry fuels the Canadian economy CHEMISTRY FUELS THE CANADIAN ECONOMY

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Jul 05, 2018

Canada’s $53-billion chemistry industry transforms raw materials into the building blocks needed to manufacture the 70,000 products that ensure our quality of life. With the potential to attract up to $10 billion in new investment over the next...

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What are the Different Types of Chemical Hazards? WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CHEMICAL HAZARDS?

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Jul 03, 2018

Chemical Hazards are Present in a Range of Workplaces and Industries. The specific type of hazard varies according to each workplace, site, and industry.

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The Logistics of Bulk Chemical Transportation THE LOGISTICS OF BULK CHEMICAL TRANSPORTATION

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Jul 02, 2018

There is a lot of things that go into the logistics of transporting bulk chemicals. There is the journey that the chemicals take from the supplier to the buyer, the different types of tanks and DOT and HAZMAT regulations. Before you begin the chemica...

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The chemistry of color-changing alexandrite THE CHEMISTRY OF COLOR-CHANGING ALEXANDRITE

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Jun 26, 2018

Alexandrite is a rare form of the chrysoberyl mineral, which has the chemical formula Al2BeO4. Deposits of alexandrite were first discovered in the 1830s, in the Ural Mountains in Russia. Sources attribute its discovery to Nils Gustaf Nordenskjö...

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Plastic Packaging Flexes Its Resource Efficiency PLASTIC PACKAGING FLEXES ITS RESOURCE EFFICIENCY

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Jun 20, 2018

Plastic packaging is lightweight, cost-efficient and does a great job protecting and preserving food. And that's just the beginning of the story. It can take less lightweight plastic to package many products than alternatives. Substituting a vari...

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Plastics Sustainability: The most critical issue facing the plastics industry PLASTICS SUSTAINABILITY: THE MOST CRITICAL ISSUE FACING THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY

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Jun 13, 2018

Plastics sustainability is one of the biggest potential disruptors on the policy front and an issue that could lead to greater regulation (including bans) and/or deselection by consumers, retailers and brand owners. The issue of plastics waste, espec...

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Hazard Communications Violations HAZARD COMMUNICATIONS VIOLATIONS

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Jun 13, 2018

Hazard Communications is the second most cited OSHA violation, with maximum penalties exceeding $126,000. With 32 million workers having the potential of being exposed to chemicals on a daily basis, understand the impact of HazCom violations across a...

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10 Sets of Chemicals Which Should Never Be Stored Together 10 SETS OF CHEMICALS WHICH SHOULD NEVER BE STORED TOGETHER

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Jun 12, 2018

Chemical accidents can easily occur when incompatible chemicals are stored too close together in a chemical store. Storing incompatible chemicals closely together creates a risk of chemical reactions – such as fires, explosions, and toxic relea...

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In the past year alone, vaping among high schoolers has increased 78% IN THE PAST YEAR ALONE, VAPING AMONG HIGH SCHOOLERS HAS INCREASED 78%

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Jun 12, 2018

How much do you know about the epidemic? E-cigarettes, also known as “vapes,” are becoming increasingly popular among teens In fact, they are the most commonly used tobacco product among both middle and high school students. You may have ...

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Plastic Recycling Codes PLASTIC RECYCLING CODES

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Jun 06, 2018

If you’re puzzling over the recycling codes on your plastics, here’s the scoop on what those codes mean. If you want to know which plastics you can toss in your curbside bin, please check with your local recycling service provider, as the...

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The chemistry of milk THE CHEMISTRY OF MILK

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Jun 02, 2018

June 1, World Milk Day. If you’re only learning this now and you’re disappointed at missing the opportunity to celebrate your love of all things milk, good news: there’s still time to learn about its chemistry! Chemistry can help an...

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ONTARIO CHEMISTRY: Key to a strong, innovative, and sustainable economy. ONTARIO CHEMISTRY: KEY TO A STRONG, INNOVATIVE, AND SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY.

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Jun 01, 2018

LOW CARBON VALUE-ADDED PROCESSING: Low carbon inputs, such as natural gas liquids and biomass, are converted into value-added products.Chemical Trade with the United States in 2016 (NAICS 325 - Chemical Manufacturing) Total Production $22.4 billion I...

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The major worldwide Petrochemical & Chemical projects you need to know about THE MAJOR WORLDWIDE PETROCHEMICAL & CHEMICAL PROJECTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

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May 24, 2018

With the ongoing boom in the US chemical industry, major companies worldwide are looking to increase capacity and meet demand by increasing investment in bigger, more ambitious projects across the globe. As a trusted provider of workforce solutions a...

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First Aid And Decontamination Procedures For Chemical Workers FIRST AID AND DECONTAMINATION PROCEDURES FOR CHEMICAL WORKERS

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May 22, 2018

Decontamination is the process of removal of hazardous material such as radioactive remains, germs etc. from an object or from a specified location/area in-order to establish a safe and health conscious environment to work and live.

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U.S. Chemical Weapons Elimination Program’s Key Successes U.S. CHEMICAL WEAPONS ELIMINATION PROGRAM’S KEY SUCCESSES

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May 17, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) oversees the U.S. chemical weapons elimination program. We’ve worked for over 30 years to keep Americans safe from dangerous chemicals in warfare materials by monitoring the process for safel...

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TIMELINE OF TOP CHEMICALS NEWS DRIVING THE INDIAN CHEMICAL MARKETS TIMELINE OF TOP CHEMICALS NEWS DRIVING THE INDIAN CHEMICAL MARKETS

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May 16, 2018

India’s chemicals market has seen significant market movements driven by global developments like China’s anti-pollution initiatives, US-China trade war and the central bank’s recent ban on key lending instruments. Download the free...

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U.S. PLASTIC RESIN PRODUCERS HELP PROMOTE RECYCLING & KEEP PLASTIC WASTE OUT OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT U.S. PLASTIC RESIN PRODUCERS HELP PROMOTE RECYCLING & KEEP PLASTIC WASTE OUT OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT

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May 15, 2018

100% of ACC’s Plastics Division’s U.S. manufacturing sites participate in Operation Clean Sweep-Blue by 2020, with all North American sites by 2022

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Transforming the Operations and Assets Lifecycles for Chemical Manufacturers TRANSFORMING THE OPERATIONS AND ASSETS LIFECYCLES FOR CHEMICAL MANUFACTURERS

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May 09, 2018

Digital Transformation is empowering chemical manufacturers to maximize value across their asset and operations lifecycles. At Schneider Electric Software, we’re helping chemical manufacturers across the globe capitalize on data produced by pro...

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ONTARIO CHEMISTRY: Key to a strong, innovative, and sustainable economy ONTARIO CHEMISTRY: KEY TO A STRONG, INNOVATIVE, AND SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY

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May 05, 2018

Ontario’s $22-billion chemistry industry creates jobs, supports economic diversity, and adds value to natural resources. Low carbon inputs, such as natural gas liquids and biomass, are converted into value-added products.

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Chemical Labeling Flowchart CHEMICAL LABELING FLOWCHART

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May 05, 2018

OSHA’s HazCom 2012 regulations clarified and standardized rules for chemical labeling in the United States, but questions remain. This simple flowchart helps you decide how to label chemicals in your facility for safety and compliance. It helps...

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The Chemistry of Canada-U.S. Trade THE CHEMISTRY OF CANADA-U.S. TRADE

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May 03, 2018

The success of Canada’s $53 Billion chemistry industry is heavily dependent on engaging with global markets.Trade stimulates competition, provides an incentive to develop new markets through innovation and stimulates production efficiency.

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CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF GEMSTONES CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF GEMSTONES

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May 02, 2018

The colours of Gemstones – Precious Stones are affected by differences in chemical and atomic structure, leading to the absorption of the different wavelengths of light. Their hardness is measured on the Mohs scales, which runs from 1-10. The c...

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6 KEY INDUSTRIAL USES OF CORZAN CPVC 6 KEY INDUSTRIAL USES OF CORZAN CPVC

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May 01, 2018

Corzan chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) is an important engineering thermoplastic due to its: High heat distortion temperature. Certified for use up to 200°F (93.3°C). Relatively low material cost. Has successfully replaced and outlasted...

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Bioplastics: versatile alternatives to conventional polymers BIOPLASTICS: VERSATILE ALTERNATIVES TO CONVENTIONAL POLYMERS

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Apr 26, 2018

Following the proposed ban on plastic straws and cotton buds in England, our new infographic shows how bioplastics could help. As the most versatile class of bioplastics, PHAs could provide replace many crude oil plastics and even provide performance...

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info chemical INFO CHEMICAL

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Apr 25, 2018

voluntary associations, which may include nonprofit organizations business entities with an aim of gaining a profit financial entities and banks A company or association of persons can be created at law as a legal person so that the company in itself...

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How are plastics recycled? HOW ARE PLASTICS RECYCLED?

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Apr 22, 2018

This year’s Earth Day is focused on mobilizing the world to end plastic pollution. Here, we examine plastics recycling, which plays a big part in these efforts, and the recycling process. View the full graphic on the C&EN site. While most o...

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Strategic issues facing the global chlor-alkali market STRATEGIC ISSUES FACING THE GLOBAL CHLOR-ALKALI MARKET

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Apr 18, 2018

IHS Markit is closely following the top strategic issues in the chlor-alkali market and their implications to provide you with the most comprehensive in-depth analysis and insight available.

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Is ethanol in Europe in trouble? IS ETHANOL IN EUROPE IN TROUBLE?

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Apr 12, 2018

Since the 2014 crude oil price crash opened a huge spread between gasoline prices and fuel ethanol, ethanol blending has looked economically unattractive, more driven by government mandates. Fast-forward to 2016 and a rollercoaster ride for European ...

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Middle East Petrochemicals in 2018 MIDDLE EAST PETROCHEMICALS IN 2018

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Apr 12, 2018

The Middle East underwent significant geopolitical and political changes in 2017, impacting sentiment and trade within the region. As a key exporter of petrochemicals, the Middle East will soon be competing with other emerging global petrochemical pr...

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CYBERSECURITY AND THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CYBERSECURITY AND THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Apr 11, 2018

Cutting-edge technology and innovation are two mainstays for the Business of Chemistry. The chemical sector uses information technology to help manage the complex process that goes into developing, manufacturing, and delivering its products. Our indu...

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EVOLUTION OF CHEMICAL PRODUCTION EVOLUTION OF CHEMICAL PRODUCTION

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Apr 01, 2018

Since the introduction of regulations on chemical production in 1976, there has been a lot of development and research within the chemical industry. The use of chemicals in manufactured products increased and thus the dangers of chemicals increased. ...

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Chemical Watch Brexit Survey 2018 CHEMICAL WATCH BREXIT SURVEY 2018

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Mar 27, 2018

This year we conducted our first survey focused on Brexit. We asked you how Brexit will affect you and your organisation, as well as the chemicals industry more widely. In the infographic below we've shared some of our main findings.

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WHAT ARE PFAS CHEMICALS? WHAT ARE PFAS CHEMICALS?

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Mar 21, 2018

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that includes PFOA, PFOS and GenX chemicals. Since the 1940s, PFAS have been manufactured and used in a variety of industries around the globe, including in the United State...

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How Can the Lifecycle Impacts of Plastic Use Be Further Reduced? HOW CAN THE LIFECYCLE IMPACTS OF PLASTIC USE BE FURTHER REDUCED?

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Mar 21, 2018

A plastic is a type of synthetic or man-made polymer; similar in many ways to natural resins found in trees and other plants. Webster's Dictionary defines polymers as any of various complex organic compounds produced by polymerization, capable of...

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5 ADVANTAGES OF PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING FOR ELECTRONICS 5 ADVANTAGES OF PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING FOR ELECTRONICS

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Mar 16, 2018

Plastics are a very important component of the electronics industry. Plastics are key for electronics across industries such as consumer products, automotive, industrial applications, and medical products. Besides protecting and insulating the electr...

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What Are Plastics-to-Fuel Technologies? WHAT ARE PLASTICS-TO-FUEL TECHNOLOGIES?

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Mar 15, 2018

Companies are transforming used, non-recycled plastics into fuel and petroleum-based products. These plastics-to-fuel technologies, which complement ongoing recycling e¬orts, are being embraced as a way to recover clean energy from plastics that ...

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Safer Chemicals: An Overview SAFER CHEMICALS: AN OVERVIEW

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Mar 15, 2018

The HH Safer Chemicals challenge provides hospitals with the tools and resources to choose health care products that are free from harmful chemicals. More chemicals are used in health care than in any other sector. Many of these chemicals are harmful...

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THE CHEMISTRY OF FIRE THE CHEMISTRY OF FIRE

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Mar 14, 2018

Fire is an exothermic reaction that happens when fuel undergoes rapid oxidation, releasing heat and light. This is known as combustion. For burning to begin, the fuel must enter a combustible gas phase. To do this, it is heated passed its flash point....

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The chemistry of bitters THE CHEMISTRY OF BITTERS

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Mar 12, 2018

The colors in fireworks stem from a wide variety of metal compounds particularly metal salts. ‘Salt’ as a word conjures up images of the normal table salt you probably use every day; whilst this is one type of salt (sodium chloride), in c...

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BUILDING WITH THE POWER OF PLASTICS BUILDING WITH THE POWER OF PLASTICS

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Mar 08, 2018

Today's plastics can help architects, owners/managers and specifiers to meet sustainability goals for new and retrofit building solutions in commercial, residential and infrastructure construction. Advanced continuous insulation, sealants, window...

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Safe, Sanitary Plastics and the Important Benefits they Provide SAFE, SANITARY PLASTICS AND THE IMPORTANT BENEFITS THEY PROVIDE

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Mar 08, 2018

Some plastics are designed to be used once or for a short period of time. Many of these plastics help improves our health and safety while lowering environmental impacts. People rely on plastic products and packaging to improve our quality of life in...

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Chemical Abundances: The Oceans CHEMICAL ABUNDANCES: THE OCEANS

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Mar 07, 2018

The chemical composition of our oceans varies depending on location, but the primary ingredients are oxygen, hydrogen, chlorine, and sodium.

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ICIS Petrochemicals Flowchart ICIS PETROCHEMICALS FLOWCHART

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Mar 06, 2018

Petrochemicals are the foundation of a wide range of industries, and the manufacturing of consumer goods. ICIS has designed a flowchart to help you follow the path of petrochemicals from raw materials into everyday applications. The chart takes you t...

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Improving communication on the safe use of chemicals IMPROVING COMMUNICATION ON THE SAFE USE OF CHEMICALS

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Mar 05, 2018

Awareness amongst the general public of the new international hazard labels which appear on the packaging of chemical substances is mostly low but consumers rarily purchase these chemicals, the labels are relatively new and awareness will surely grow...

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THE STATE OF OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE IN REFINING AND PETROCHEMICALS THE STATE OF OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE IN REFINING AND PETROCHEMICALS

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Mar 05, 2018

In the fiercely competitive and hazardous refining and petrochemicals industry, Operational Excellence is the key driver of safety, competitive advantage and profitability. We have recently spoken to over 100 refining and petrochemical professionals ...

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CO2: One Carbon Makes the Difference CO2: ONE CARBON MAKES THE DIFFERENCE

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Mar 04, 2018

Addressing the problem of increasing CO2 levels on Earth. Chemical advances offer the possibility to create a renewable carbon economy that is based on carbon dioxide. carbon monoxide and CO2 - carbon dioxide are often confused. The names sound the s...

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10 Elementary Steps in Chemical Reactions 10 ELEMENTARY STEPS IN CHEMICAL REACTIONS

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Mar 02, 2018

These steps are the foundation of reactions you will come across in organic chemistry. knowing how they are used and what are the outcomes, allows you to form the appropriate reactions need to get your desired result. And as you advance more steps wi...

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Acrylamide is a chemical compound in Food ACRYLAMIDE IS A CHEMICAL COMPOUND IN FOOD

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Mar 01, 2018

Acrylamide (or acrylic amide) is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C3H5NO. Its IUPAC name is prop-2-enamide. It is a white odorless crystalline solid, soluble in water, ethanol, ether, and chloroform. Acrylamide decomposes in the presence...

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A STRONG & MODERN NAFTA IS CRITICAL TO THE U.S. CHEMICAL INDUSTRY A STRONG & MODERN NAFTA IS CRITICAL TO THE U.S. CHEMICAL INDUSTRY'S COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

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Feb 23, 2018

ACC and its members support a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which will continue to facilitate expanded economic growth, job creation and enhanced North American competitiveness in the global marketplace. NAFTA has been instr...

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Middle East petrochemicals - what to look out for in 2018 MIDDLE EAST PETROCHEMICALS - WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR IN 2018

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Feb 18, 2018

The Middle East underwent significant geopolitical and political changes in 2017, impacting sentiment and trade within the region. As a key exporter of petrochemicals, the Middle East will soon be competing with other emerging global petrochemical pr...

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Today in chemistry history: The Kyoto protocol TODAY IN CHEMISTRY HISTORY: THE KYOTO PROTOCOL

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Feb 16, 2018

On this day back in 2005, the world’s first legally-binding climate change agreement came into force. The Kyoto protocol, to which 192 countries are a party, aimed to reduce emissions of six greenhouse gases by 5.2% by 2012, relative to 1990. T...

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Chemical Abundances: A Meteorite CHEMICAL ABUNDANCES: A METEORITE

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Feb 14, 2018

Examine the chemical composition of a meteorite, identify elements and their abundances in meteorites, and take an in-depth look at Iridium.

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What links snowdrops, Alzheimer’s disease, and chemical warfare? WHAT LINKS SNOWDROPS, ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE, AND CHEMICAL WARFARE?

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Feb 08, 2018

Snowdrops and chemical warfare aren’t two things you’d expect to mention in the same sentence. However, there’s a surprising link between the two thanks to a compound found in these winter flowers. This graphic looks at this compoun...

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Polyethylene Trade Outlook POLYETHYLENE TRADE OUTLOOK

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Feb 07, 2018

North American 2017 production was adversely affected by a series of large planned and unplanned outages throughout the industry as well as Hurricane Harvey which devastated the Houston area in late August 2017. At this time US production has not ful...

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10 safety tips on cleaning with chemicals 10 SAFETY TIPS ON CLEANING WITH CHEMICALS

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Feb 07, 2018

Cleaning and hygiene is super important in every workplace. But before we can talk about that safety must come first. Keeping people safe is our highest priority. Sure, your cleaning chemicals might say they are safe and natural, but that doesn't...

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Types of Chemical Reactions TYPES OF CHEMICAL REACTIONS

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Feb 06, 2018

Chemical reactions take place at the molecular level, when the atoms and molecules of the things you start with (reactants) turn into something new (products). All chemical reactions can be split generally into six different categories: Combustion, S...

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A PRO-GROWTH, PRO-COMPETITIVENESS AGENDA FOR CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING A PRO-GROWTH, PRO-COMPETITIVENESS AGENDA FOR CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING

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Jan 25, 2018

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and its members are united in support of a comprehensive policy agenda that energizes economic growth and job creation in the U.S. and are ready to help drive it. The competitive advantage of American chemical man...

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Will Replacing Plastic with Alternative Materials Reduce the Environmental Cost of Consumer Goods? WILL REPLACING PLASTIC WITH ALTERNATIVE MATERIALS REDUCE THE ENVIRONMENTAL COST OF CONSUMER GOODS?

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Jan 09, 2018

The American Chemistry Council’s Plastics Division supported the Trucost study Plastics and Sustainability: A Valuation of Environmental Benefits, Costs, and Opportunities for Continuous Improvement, which found that the environmental cost of u...

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Charcoal and Gas Grilling Safety CHARCOAL AND GAS GRILLING SAFETY

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Jan 05, 2018

VOID SOME OF THE MOST COMMON GRILLING DANGERS. Gas and charcoal grills can create a great summer meal. But each year they can also lead to House fires resulting in 10 fatalities and 140 injuries. 16,900 emergency room visits. $96 million in property ...

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Here’s a Thought, Start Using Safer Chemicals Now HERE’S A THOUGHT, START USING SAFER CHEMICALS NOW

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Jan 03, 2018

Substitution is arguably the best way to minimize chemical hazards in the workplace. After all, more and more chemical replacements are now becoming accessible in the market at a perfectly reasonable price range. So, if your organization’s stil...

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Plastic Recycling Facts PLASTIC RECYCLING FACTS

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Jan 03, 2018

Pure Planet Recycling has created the following infographic highlighting some facts on recycling plastics in the UK. We do not provide a plastic recycling service for customers but we still like to help promote all forms of recycling. We hope you fin...

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Asia methanol imports soar in 2016 as US and Europe slide ASIA METHANOL IMPORTS SOAR IN 2016 AS US AND EUROPE SLIDE

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Dec 26, 2017

The world’s methanol market is shifting, with the growth of methanol-to-olefins in Asia dramatically impacting global dynamics. Pricing dynamics are increasingly influenced by Asia and especially China. The growing amount of Chinese methanol-to...

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12 Principles of Green Chemistry 12 PRINCIPLES OF GREEN CHEMISTRY

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Dec 21, 2017

Green Chemistry does not aim to aid in remediation (the clean-up of pollution).  Instead, the goal is to create products that never contribute to pollution through specially designed chemicals.  According to the EPA, “Most remediation...

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Which Plastic Manufacturing Process is the right one for me? WHICH PLASTIC MANUFACTURING PROCESS IS THE RIGHT ONE FOR ME?

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Dec 20, 2017

Many people come to us just getting started with their projects. It’s very easy to be overwhelmed by the choices of plastic manufacturing processes available. We like to help, so we’ve made this infographic to try and distill this informa...

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Plastic recycling in York: at-a-glance guide PLASTIC RECYCLING IN YORK: AT-A-GLANCE GUIDE

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Dec 17, 2017

Confused about what kinds of the plastic can and can’t be recycled in York? We are pleased to share this handy at-a-glance guide from the team at St Nick’s, the environmental center in York, which makes it clear what you can put in your c...

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Making the big difference in petrochemical projects, in partnership with EPC companies MAKING THE BIG DIFFERENCE IN PETROCHEMICAL PROJECTS, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH EPC COMPANIES

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Dec 13, 2017

Today’s petrochemical producers face ever-increasing regulatory, environmental and performance demands. Now, more than ever, you need more than just a valve supplier. With a multitude of valves as items throughout any facility, you need a relia...

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Chemicals Industry Infographics CHEMICALS INDUSTRY INFOGRAPHICS

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Dec 07, 2017

Chemicals Fueling Emerging Nations. Deloitte analysis based on data from: Business of Chemistry (Annual Data).xls. American Chemistry Council, 2011 2012 Guide to the Business of Chemistry. American Chemistry Council, 2012.  Global Chemical Outlo...

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Improving innovation process in the chemical industry IMPROVING INNOVATION PROCESS IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Nov 29, 2017

Chemicals and allied products (Standard Industrial Classification 28) is the high-tech sector about which the general public probably has the least knowledge. Yet, judged by criteria that are generally regarded as socially and economically worthwhile...

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Plastics Recycling: Two and a Half Decades of Growth & Momentum PLASTICS RECYCLING: TWO AND A HALF DECADES OF GROWTH & MOMENTUM

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Nov 23, 2017

Good news for our environment and economy: Plastics recycling in the U.S. has been growing since we began measuring in the early 1990s. Plastics makers have invested billions of dollars in plastics recycling. In partnership with brand owners, retaile...

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Plastics-to-Fuel Technologies and Marine Debris PLASTICS-TO-FUEL TECHNOLOGIES AND MARINE DEBRIS

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Nov 14, 2017

Plastics-to-fuel and chemical recycling technologies are important components of an integrated approach to keeping plastics out of the ocean, especially in high-leakage areas that lack modern waste management systems.

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NATURAL & MAN-MADE CHEMICALS NATURAL & MAN-MADE CHEMICALS

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Nov 03, 2017

A COMMON MISCONCEPTION IS THAT ALL MAN-MADE CHEMICALS ARE HARMFUL, AND ALL-NATURAL CHEMICALS ARE GOOD FOR US. HOWEVER, MANY NATURAL CHEMICALS ARE JUST AS HARMFUL TO HUMAN HEALTH, IF NOT MORE SO, THAN MAN-MADE CHEMICALS.

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Chemical Abundances: The Universe CHEMICAL ABUNDANCES: THE UNIVERSE

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Oct 28, 2017

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the Universe and helium is second. Together they make up roughly 74% and 24% of all matter in the universe respectively.

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CEOs in chemicals look to the future CEOS IN CHEMICALS LOOK TO THE FUTURE

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Oct 11, 2017

Chemical industry leaders are less optimistic about the future. After a period of high M&A activity, their focus is on organic growth and cost reduction - and investments in innovation and human capital are being prioritized to drive new opportun...

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Why Can Lavender Be Used to Repel Moths? – The Chemistry of Lavender WHY CAN LAVENDER BE USED TO REPEL MOTHS? – THE CHEMISTRY OF LAVENDER

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Oct 07, 2017

Hanging in the wardrobes of our flat, alongside our clothes, are a couple of small bags of dried lavender. Like many others, we keep them there to ward off clothes moths, but while offhandedly discussing this a couple of weeks ago I realized that I h...

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The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry THE 2017 NOBEL PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY

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Oct 04, 2017

The last of this year’s Nobel Prizes, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, was awarded today. This year’s prize went to the development of cryo-electron microscopy, a technique that allows the structures of biomolecules to be revealed where othe...

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Future Jobs, Skills and Training of Engineering in Energy and Chemicals Sector FUTURE JOBS, SKILLS AND TRAINING OF ENGINEERING IN ENERGY AND CHEMICALS SECTOR

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Sep 08, 2017

Chemical Engineers going into the chemical industry will find themselves working in plants and laboratories, designing different types of polymers and pharmaceuticals, while simultaneously working on the processing side of many design projects.

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Making silver mirrors using chemistry MAKING SILVER MIRRORS USING CHEMISTRY

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Sep 06, 2017

The silver that eventually coats the bottle originally comes from a solution of silver nitrate. In order to arrive at the perfect silver mirror, a few other reagents are necessary: ammonia and sodium hydroxide. The ammonia is necessary to react with ...

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RESPONSIBLE CARE BY THE NUMBERS RESPONSIBLE CARE BY THE NUMBERS

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Sep 05, 2017

Responsible Care® is the chemical industry’s world-class environmental, health, safety and security performance initiative. It’s our commitment to doing more and doing better. Responsible Care companies are industry leaders, playing a...

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U.S. CHEMICALS TRADE BY THE NUMBERS U.S. CHEMICALS TRADE BY THE NUMBERS

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Aug 24, 2017

U.S. chemical manufacturing is a catalyst and essential contributor to a pro-growth, pro-competitiveness agenda. Our success is heavily dependent on engaging with global markets and building on the competitive advantage provided by shale gas, which i...

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THE RIGHT CHEMISTRY FOR RESILIENCE THE RIGHT CHEMISTRY FOR RESILIENCE

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Aug 20, 2017

Competitive agility in the chemical industry requires big changes in strategy and operations. Digital technologies can help find new sources of value to drive growth.

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Tequila Chemistry TEQUILA CHEMISTRY

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Jul 20, 2017

These compounds are most responsible for the smell of tequila when you put that shot to your lips: Isovaleraldehyde. Smells like cocoa/chocolate.

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Colourful Chemistry: Chemistry of UNIVERSAL INDICATOR COLOURFUL CHEMISTRY: CHEMISTRY OF UNIVERSAL INDICATOR

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Jul 07, 2017

By definition, an indicator is a substance that changes color in different pH environments. Universal indicator is a brown-colored solution—containing a mixture of indicators—that can be added to any substance to determine its pH. Like al...

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The Smelly Chemistry of the Titan Arum ‘Corpse Flower’ THE SMELLY CHEMISTRY OF THE TITAN ARUM ‘CORPSE FLOWER’

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Jun 27, 2017

Usually, you’d want to stay as far away as possible from a smell described variously as like ‘dead rat’, ‘mouldy bath mat’, or ‘cabbages and death’. However, the residents of Cambridge, UK, have been flocking...

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Infographic: Probiotic cleaners VS chemical cleaners – which is best? INFOGRAPHIC: PROBIOTIC CLEANERS VS CHEMICAL CLEANERS – WHICH IS BEST?

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Jun 23, 2017

In the cleaning industry, chemical-based cleaners have been running the show – until now.Probiotic-based cleaners have been making waves with their benefits for long-term costs, employee health, the environment and more.But what’s the tru...

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Shepherd Chemical Sole Source Infographic SHEPHERD CHEMICAL SOLE SOURCE INFOGRAPHIC

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Jun 20, 2017

The Shepherd Chemical Company develops and manufactures metal-based chemistries that create value and brighten lives. Our specialty chemicals are essential to technologies for consumer safety, environmental sustainability, advanced product performanc...

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Safety Month Continued: The Dangers of Handling Chemicals SAFETY MONTH CONTINUED: THE DANGERS OF HANDLING CHEMICALS

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Jun 14, 2017

We hear the stories too often: someone improperly mixes cleaning chemicals, which leads to a strange odor. Everyone evacuates the building. People are taken to the hospital for precautionary measures, but in a best-case-scenario, there’s no inj...

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Preventing Rubber Failure PREVENTING RUBBER FAILURE

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Jun 07, 2017

Our infographic looks at the reasons behind why rubber products and components fail, and how companies can help prevent rubber materials failing prematurely. The unexpected failure of a rubber product or component can have devastating repercussions a...

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What do we kNOw about Nitric Oxide’s Role in Neuroinflammation? WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT NITRIC OXIDE’S ROLE IN NEUROINFLAMMATION?

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Jun 02, 2017

Nitric oxide is a ubiquitous signaling molecule important for neuronal signaling, vascular tone and launching immune responses. Increased nitric oxide signaling produces damaging free radicals. Does aberrant nitric oxide signaling cause the damaging ...

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DIAZONIUM Chemistry DIAZONIUM CHEMISTRY

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May 25, 2017

The chemistry of diazonium salts and their synthetic utility. This InfoGraphic covers a number of named reactions: Balz-Schiemann,  Sandmeyer, Gomberg–Bachmann and Pschorr, Meerwein arylation, Gatterman.

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Examining Spray Polyurethane Foam Usage by Homebuilders EXAMINING SPRAY POLYURETHANE FOAM USAGE BY HOMEBUILDERS

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May 04, 2017

A recent survey showed that 60% of builders are currently using SPF, while 16% of builders are looking to start using SPF in the future.

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5 KEY SAFETY QUESTIONS FOR CHEMICAL DEMONSTRATIONS 5 KEY SAFETY QUESTIONS FOR CHEMICAL DEMONSTRATIONS

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Apr 05, 2017

This poster provides a quick overview of the five key safety questions that anyone planning chemical demonstrations or experiments should ask and answer prior to work. It is also important to be aware that local jurisdictions may require more extensi...

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Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Infographic Shows Industry Growth PHARMACEUTICAL & MEDICAL DEVICE INFOGRAPHIC SHOWS INDUSTRY GROWTH

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Feb 21, 2017

The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reports that the market for pharmaceuticals and medical devices continues to grow. In total, the 2015 pharmaceutical industry produced $1.1 trillion in global sales with medical devices reach...

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21st Century Manufacturing of Injectable Pharmaceuticals 21ST CENTURY MANUFACTURING OF INJECTABLE PHARMACEUTICALS

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Feb 16, 2017

This pharmaceutical manufacturing infographic explores the factors changing the development and production of sterile injectables. Learn more about the factors driving the need for agility in manufacturing, and new innovations that provide superior f...

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21st Century Manufacturing of Injectable Pharmaceuticals 21ST CENTURY MANUFACTURING OF INJECTABLE PHARMACEUTICALS

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Feb 16, 2017

This pharmaceutical manufacturing infographic explores the factors changing the development and production of sterile injectables. Learn more about the factors driving the need for agility in manufacturing, and new innovations that provide superior f...

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The European Chemical Industry Value To EU Economy THE EUROPEAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY VALUE TO EU ECONOMY

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Feb 16, 2017

The chemical industry is the industry of industries. Its pioneering technologies and efficiency largely contribute to economic growth and jobs and help provide solutions for a sustainable society.

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Chemistry Techniques – Titration CHEMISTRY TECHNIQUES – TITRATION

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Feb 04, 2017

Anyone who’s studied chemistry will be overly familiar with titrations. It’s an analytical technique that can be used to find the concentration of a solution (the amount of a solute dissolved in it). I put this graphic together primarily ...

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CATALYSIS HELPS SOCIETY DO MORE WITH LESS CATALYSIS HELPS SOCIETY DO MORE WITH LESS

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Dec 30, 2016

About 90% of chemical processes already use catalysis for efficient production, but there is enormous potential for further energy savings in the chemical industry. Advancements are possible in the areas of feedstocks, fuels, and production of some h...

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FOOD AND CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY FOOD AND CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY

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Dec 25, 2016

Food and Chemical Toxicology (FCT), an internationally renowned journal, that publishes original research articles and reviews on toxic effects, in animals and humans, of natural or synthetic chemicals occurring in the human environment with particul...

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The Chemistry of Turmeric – Fluorescence, Indicator, and Health Effects THE CHEMISTRY OF TURMERIC – FLUORESCENCE, INDICATOR, AND HEALTH EFFECTS

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Nov 30, 2016

If you’ve ever made a curry, you’ve likely used turmeric – you may even have some in your kitchen right now. It’s probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about doing chemistry, but there are actually som...

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WHAT IMPACT WOULD A POSSIBLE BREXIT HAVE ON THE PETCHEMS INDUSTRY? WHAT IMPACT WOULD A POSSIBLE BREXIT HAVE ON THE PETCHEMS INDUSTRY?

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Sep 15, 2016

Brexit might have an impact on the exchange rate of the
euro. Hard to say whether it has any direct impact on
prices at the moment. It will take time to see the impact
on the supply/demand balance.

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The Chemistry of Cherries THE CHEMISTRY OF CHERRIES

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Jul 21, 2016

It’s cherry season in the UK, and the cherry trees are currently heaving under the weight of both sweet and sour cherries. Here we take a look at the chemical differences between the two, and why cherry stones are poisonous. As with many fruits...

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Industrial Gases in IN infographic - July 2016 INDUSTRIAL GASES IN IN INFOGRAPHIC - JULY 2016

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Jul 13, 2016

The American industrial gases industry plays a critical role in the state by providing essential products and services to manufacturers, healthcare providers and innovators that help drive Indiana’s economy. Industrial gases producers use advan...

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HOW TECHNOLOGY MAKES THE PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY SAFAR HOW TECHNOLOGY MAKES THE PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY SAFAR

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Jun 05, 2016

Technological advances and scientific innovations will play a great role in the years to come, and the petrochemical industry is no exception, as new innovations will bring about major changes in the industry’s supply chain, from precursor sour...

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Best Research Chemicals BEST RESEARCH CHEMICALS

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Jun 01, 2016

Research chemicals are chemical substances used by scientists for medical and scientific research purposes. One characteristic of a research chemical is that it is for laboratory research use only; a research chemical is not intended for human or vet...

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CHEMICALS IN TTIP CHEMICALS IN TTIP

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Apr 25, 2016

The EU and US have very different regulatory regimes for chemicals TSCA in the US and REACH in Europe – but each offers citizens the highest chemical safety standards. Including chemicals in TTIP won’t affect these regulatory systems but ...

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Periodic graphics: chocolate chemistry PERIODIC GRAPHICS: CHOCOLATE CHEMISTRY

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Mar 14, 2016

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning takes a peek inside the delectable molecular world of chocolateThe compounds identified under dark chocolate are also present in any chocolate that contains cocoa solids - so milk chocolat...

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5 Industries Where Air Quality Matters Most 5 INDUSTRIES WHERE AIR QUALITY MATTERS MOST

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Feb 01, 2016

Air quality in workplace environments takes precedence over most things, as working around hazardous dusts, chemicals, liquids and pathogens can cause serious harm. Industries working with these materials have to take extra caution when it comes to a...

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COOL INFOGRAPHIC COMPARES THE CHEMISTRY OF PLANETARY ATMOSPHERES COOL INFOGRAPHIC COMPARES THE CHEMISTRY OF PLANETARY ATMOSPHERES

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Dec 23, 2015

Here on Earth we enjoy the nitrogen-oxygen atmosphere we’ve all come to know and love with each of the approximately 24,000 breaths we take each day (not to mention the surprisingly comfortable 14.7 pounds per square inch of pressure it exerts ...

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Chemical Exposures Are a Major Threat to Human Health and Reproduction, International OB-GYN Report Warns CHEMICAL EXPOSURES ARE A MAJOR THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH AND REPRODUCTION, INTERNATIONAL OB-GYN REPORT WARNS

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Oct 13, 2015

According to a newly released report1,2 by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics3 (FIGO), which represents OB-GYNs in 125 countries, chemical exposures represent a major threat to human health. Toxic chemicals are all around us; i...

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals GLOBALLY HARMONIZED SYSTEM OF CLASSIFICATION AND LABELLING OF CHEMICALS

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Oct 01, 2015

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) is an internationally agreed-upon system, created by the United Nations beginning in 1992 and as of 2015 is not yet fully implemented in many countries. It was designed...

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COSMETIC CHEMISTRY - RED LIPSTICK COSMETIC CHEMISTRY - RED LIPSTICK

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Aug 20, 2015

Lipstick colour originates from a range of different pigments and dyes. Carmine red is a commonly used pigment derived from scale insects. Eosin, also known as D&C Red No. 22, is a dye which reacts with the amino groups in the proteins of the ski...

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Supplies of five petrochemical commodities will spike after removal of Iran sanctions SUPPLIES OF FIVE PETROCHEMICAL COMMODITIES WILL SPIKE AFTER REMOVAL OF IRAN SANCTIONS

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Aug 16, 2015

In July, United Nations Security Council (UNSC) endorsed a deal to end years of economic sanctions on Iran in return for curbs on its nuclear programme. Sanctions are unlikely to be removed until next year, as the deal requires approval by the U.S. C...

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What Chemical Dangers Are Lurking in Your Home? WHAT CHEMICAL DANGERS ARE LURKING IN YOUR HOME?

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Aug 05, 2015

If you eat packaged food, wash your clothes with regular detergent, and apply daily moisturizer and cosmetics, you're likely inadvertently exposing yourself to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs).Unlike well-known poisons such as lead and arsen...

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A Fatal Attraction to Cosmetics and Chemicals A FATAL ATTRACTION TO COSMETICS AND CHEMICALS

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Jul 01, 2015

A new infographic from CosmetologySchool.com looks at the self-regulated cosmetics industry, which often fills its products full of toxic chemicals. As the graphic notes, "We pay $50 billion every year to look and smell fantastic, but for those ...

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MILK CHEMISTRY MILK CHEMISTRY

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Jun 25, 2015

Simply, milk is an emulsion with fat particles (globules) and proteins dispersed in an aqueous (watery) environment.

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Five chemistry inventions that enabled the modern world FIVE CHEMISTRY INVENTIONS THAT ENABLED THE MODERN WORLD

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Jun 02, 2015

The chances are you didn’t, as chemistry tends to get overlooked compared to the other sciences. Chemistry news just don’t get the same coverage as the physics projects, even when the project was all about landing a chemistry lab on a com...

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals GLOBALLY HARMONIZED SYSTEM OF CLASSIFICATION AND LABELLING OF CHEMICALS

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Jun 01, 2015

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) is an internationally agreed-upon system, created by the United Nations beginning in 1992 and as of 2015 is not yet fully implemented in many countries.

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Health Effects of Chemicals Used in Fracking HEALTH EFFECTS OF CHEMICALS USED IN FRACKING

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Aug 12, 2013

Many stages of oil and natural gas development use chemicals. These chemicals are used not only for hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” but also well drilling and during recovery and delivery of oil and natural gas. Many of these chemica...

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Toxic Chemicals In Your Cosmetics TOXIC CHEMICALS IN YOUR COSMETICS

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Jul 03, 2013

When you place any skin care or cosmetics product on your skin, your skin absorbs that product. If the product is made with synthetic or toxic chemicals, your skin will absorb those toxins as well. Although your skin is designed to be a protective ba...

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2015-2016 Printable Periodic Table – Clear Background 2015-2016 PRINTABLE PERIODIC TABLE – CLEAR BACKGROUND

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The background of this HD periodic table wallpaper appears white, but is actually transparent. If you use it as a mobile background, icons and apps will remain visible. This also means you can print the table on colored paper and there won’t be...

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Chemicals import and export by country CHEMICALS IMPORT AND EXPORT BY COUNTRY

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The Chemicals import and export analysis by illustrative country level trend. Chemicals import and export by country. Deloitte and Maplecroft analysis based on data from: Merchandise trade by commodity

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Economic Impact Of New Ethane Cracker ECONOMIC IMPACT OF NEW ETHANE CRACKER

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Cracker” is industry lingo for a plant that takes oil and gas and breaks it into smaller molecules, to create ethylene, which is used in plastics manufacturing.Construction of a cracker plant could mean billions of dollars in economic impact fo...

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safe_use_chemicals_en SAFE_USE_CHEMICALS_EN

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Some baby bottles, water bottles, and other clear plastic containers are made of polycarbonate plastic, a polymer made with the chemical bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is a hormone-disrupting chemical that in animal studies has been associated lower sperm co...

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Petrochemicals infographic: Global polyethylene trade flows PETROCHEMICALS INFOGRAPHIC: GLOBAL POLYETHYLENE TRADE FLOWS

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Platts petrochemical analysis team have joined forces with our design & production department to produce what we think is a  beautifully crafted infographic on global trade flows for polyethylene. It also details surplus and deficit totals a...

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Eleven hazardous chemicals which should be eliminated ELEVEN HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS WHICH SHOULD BE ELIMINATED

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Greenpeace is campaigning to stop industry poisoning our water with hazardous, persistent and hormone-disrupting chemicals. The Detox campaign challenges top brands to make amends by working with their suppliers to eliminate all hazardous chemicals a...

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Petrochemical and Energy market infographics by ICIS PETROCHEMICAL AND ENERGY MARKET INFOGRAPHICS BY ICIS

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Most of you probably noticed since last year ICIS has started sharing very crucial market data via infographics. Wikipedia says Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to pres...

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The Chemistry Behind Your Home’s Water Supply THE CHEMISTRY BEHIND YOUR HOME’S WATER SUPPLY

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We take for granted the water that comes out of the taps in our home when we turn them on – but a lot of work goes into getting it there. Chemistry, too, has a hand in making sure that the water is safe to drink. Here, we take a look at the wat...

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Chemical Use Among Youth with Incarcerated Parents CHEMICAL USE AMONG YOUTH WITH INCARCERATED PARENTS

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Recent analysis indicate at least 1 in 6 Minnesota youth has a parent who is or who has been incarcerated in the past (Shlafer, Reedy, & Atella, 2014). Substance use and abuse in children of incarcerated parents is an issue of health equity. Children...

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The Chemistry of Blackberry Colour THE CHEMISTRY OF BLACKBERRY COLOUR

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With blackberry season approaching, here’s a quick graphic looking at blackberry colour chemistry. Posts have been a bit few and far between over the last week or so as I was off at ACS Philadelphia (post on that to come shortly), but the pace ...

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The chemistry of canning THE CHEMISTRY OF CANNING

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Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning packs in the science involved in preserving your home-grown fruits and veggies

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COSMETIC CHEMICALS IN FAST FOOD COSMETIC CHEMICALS IN FAST FOOD

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COSMETIC CHEMICALS IN FAST FOOD

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The Chemistry of Bell Peppers – Colour and Aroma THE CHEMISTRY OF BELL PEPPERS – COLOUR AND AROMA

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Bell peppers come in a range of hues, from fresh greens to vibrant reds. Chemical pigments are behind these, but what changes to cause peppers to travel through this spectrum of colours? Here we take a look at the compounds behind the colours (as wel...

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The Chemistry of Wild Garlic THE CHEMISTRY OF WILD GARLIC

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Spring is in the air, and it’s likely that, in your local forest, so too is the distinctive scent of wild garlic. Also known as ‘ramsons’ or ‘bear’s garlic’, green carpets of wild garlic swell in the forest’s...

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The Chemistry of Eggs & Egg Shells THE CHEMISTRY OF EGGS & EGG SHELLS

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It makes sense to start from the outside of the egg and work our way in, so let’s begin with the egg’s shell. It’s made primarily from calcium carbonate, the chemical compound which also makes up the majority of sea shells, as well ...

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The Chemistry of Brussels Sprouts: Bitterness & Genetics THE CHEMISTRY OF BRUSSELS SPROUTS: BITTERNESS & GENETICS

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There’s one vegetable at the Christmas dinner table that’s always bound to elicit strong and contrary opinions: brussels sprouts. Much like marmite, they seem to conjure up a ‘love it or hate it’ sentiment; however, if you fal...

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The Chemistry of Ginger – Flavour, Pungency & Medicinal Potential THE CHEMISTRY OF GINGER – FLAVOUR, PUNGENCY & MEDICINAL POTENTIAL

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Ginger is a spice that can be commonly found in supermarkets and in the kitchen, either as the fresh root, or in dried, powdered form. It adds a strong, pungent flavour to dishes as a consequence of a number of chemical compounds it contains; additio...

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The Chemistry of an Onion THE CHEMISTRY OF AN ONION

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The latest in the series of food chemistry graphics looks at the chemistry of onions – specifically, what causes their odour, and why chopping onions will make your eyes water. Interestingly, none of the compounds that cause these effects are p...

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The Chemistry of Watermelons: Colour, Aroma, & Explosions THE CHEMISTRY OF WATERMELONS: COLOUR, AROMA, & EXPLOSIONS

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Watermelons are a popular, refreshing summer fruit. There’s also a lot of intriguing chemistry behind them, from the colour of their flesh and the complexity of their aroma, to the tales of exploding watermelons in China, and even the claims th...

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Infographic: Hazardous Household Chemicals INFOGRAPHIC: HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS

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This brochure gives an overview of hazardous chemicals found in the home.

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The Chemistry of Elderflowers & Elderberries: Aroma, Colour, & Toxicity THE CHEMISTRY OF ELDERFLOWERS & ELDERBERRIES: AROMA, COLOUR, & TOXICITY

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In late May and early June, the winding pathways of the English countryside are festooned with the delicate white blooms of the elderflower. As the end of the summer eventually arrives, these blooms will have been transformed, and the bushes will be ...

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The Chemistry of Camembert THE CHEMISTRY OF CAMEMBERT

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The creaminess of camembert is bested by few other cheeses – but it also has a strong smell to rival blue cheeses that reminds you of its presence in your fridge! Additionally, unlike many other cheeses, as it’s left for longer its inside...

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The Chemistry of Poisonous Mushrooms THE CHEMISTRY OF POISONOUS MUSHROOMS

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There’s a reason that it’s strongly recommended not to pick wild mushrooms unless you’ve had training in recognising the different types; some mushrooms containing deadly toxins can look almost identical to those that are perfectly ...

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The Chemistry of Plums & Prunes: Constipation & Chewing Gum THE CHEMISTRY OF PLUMS & PRUNES: CONSTIPATION & CHEWING GUM

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Dried plums, more commonly referred to as prunes, have a reputation for being a good remedy for constipation. This is, in part, due to their high fibre content – but is there actually any proof for their efficacy? And if so, are there additiona...

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Sourness & Scurvy – The Chemistry of a Lemon SOURNESS & SCURVY – THE CHEMISTRY OF A LEMON

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With it being Pancake Day tomorrow, it seemed like a good time to look at the chemistry of the humble lemon, and the compounds that give it its sour taste. Of course, citric acid is already well known – it even has its own E number (E330). Howe...

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A challenge from ACS Chem Clubs and Chem Matters for teachers A CHALLENGE FROM ACS CHEM CLUBS AND CHEM MATTERS FOR TEACHERS

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Professional writers wishing to write for Chem Matters can request the writers’ guidelines by sending an e-mail to: chem matters@ acs.org. The American Chemical Society assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contr...

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CHEMICAL FOOD: The truth about food additives CHEMICAL FOOD: THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD ADDITIVES

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Taste, texture, colour and freshness all play roles in the enjoyment of our food. These are the qualities that make eating a pursuit that goes well beyond simple nourishment. Our modern lifestyles have given rise to high food production, more mouths ...

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THE CHEMISTRY OF NUTMEG THE CHEMISTRY OF NUTMEG

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This infographic explains how nutmeg causes hallucinations and other adverse side-effects.

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Periodic Graphics: The Chemistry Of Cold Medicines PERIODIC GRAPHICS: THE CHEMISTRY OF COLD MEDICINES

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Periodic Graphics: The Chemistry Of Cold Medicines

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Research uncovers formula for success in science RESEARCH UNCOVERS FORMULA FOR SUCCESS IN SCIENCE

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What is the secret to success in science? A group of network scientists in the US has now attempted to map out the answer after trawling through the publication records of over 10,000 scientists. Whether through serendipity or decades of hard graft, ...

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Stress often occurs in the workplace; how do different Business Chemistry types experience it? STRESS OFTEN OCCURS IN THE WORKPLACE; HOW DO DIFFERENT BUSINESS CHEMISTRY TYPES EXPERIENCE IT?

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What is the secret to success in science? A group of network scientists in the US has now attempted to map out the answer after trawling through the publication records of over 10,000 scientists. Whether through serendipity or decades of hard graft, ...

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THE CHEMISTRY OF AN AVOCADO THE CHEMISTRY OF AN AVOCADO

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This infographic looks at what causes avocados to turn brown and how this can be prevented.

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THE CHEMISTRY OF CLOVES THE CHEMISTRY OF CLOVES

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This infographic explains how chemicals found in cloves help alleviate toothache, and what causes their distinct aroma.

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THE CHEMISTRY OF RASPBERRIES THE CHEMISTRY OF RASPBERRIES

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This infographic looks at the chemical responsible for raspberries' aroma as well as answering the question, 'is the galaxy raspberry-flavoured?'

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THE CHEMISTRY OF A CHILLI THE CHEMISTRY OF A CHILLI

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This infographic shows the chemicals responsible for the spiciness of chillis, and how this is measured.

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What Toxic Chemicals Is Your Body Absorbing Infographic WHAT TOXIC CHEMICALS IS YOUR BODY ABSORBING INFOGRAPHIC

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Researchers have found a connection between exposure to phthalates and childhood obesity, which includes higher BMI (body mass index) as well as waist circumference.

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The Toxic Chemicals We Absorb From Our Skin-Care Products (Infographic) THE TOXIC CHEMICALS WE ABSORB FROM OUR SKIN-CARE PRODUCTS (INFOGRAPHIC)

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I've made the point over and over that you shouldn't put anything on your skin that you wouldn't also eat. 
Why?  Because we absorb up to 60% of the chemicals in any product we put on our skin - and a shocking number of c...

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Public attitudes to chemistry PUBLIC ATTITUDES TO CHEMISTRY

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The first national, in-depth study on how the UK public thinks and feels about chemistry, chemists and chemicals. For more information rsc.li/pac of the public believe the benefits of chemistry are greater than any harmful effects

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Open Access: the chemistry landscape OPEN ACCESS: THE CHEMISTRY LANDSCAPE

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We asked 1,700 members of the chemical sciences community to share their experience of Open Access (OA) publishing. Now we want to share the results with you. The majority of researchers think the following would help increase the visibility of an ar...

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Examples of International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Carcinogenic Classifications EXAMPLES OF INTERNATIONAL AGENCY FOR RESEARCH ON CANCER (IARC) CARCINOGENIC CLASSIFICATIONS

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Since 1979, IARC has reviewed hundreds of products, chemical compounds, lifestyles, viruses, workplaces and other agents for their carcinogenic potential. Here are some examples of IARC’s hazard identifications1. e: Of the hundreds of agents IA...

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Tough Enough for Harsh Chemicals TOUGH ENOUGH FOR HARSH CHEMICALS

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Master Bond EP21TP-2 features superior thermal shock and chemical resistance while maintaining durable bonds to similar and dissimilar substrates. This tough compound is noted for its ability to withstand prolonged exposure to fuel and oils. EP21TP-2...

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3rd Annual European Sales & Marekting Effectiveness in Chemicals Forum 3RD ANNUAL EUROPEAN SALES & MAREKTING EFFECTIVENESS IN CHEMICALS FORUM

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The European Sales & Marketing Effectiveness in Chemicals Forum is a unique business platform with a content delivery structure centered on value discovery, value creation, value delivery and value capture.

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Perfect Image Chemical Peel Review PERFECT IMAGE CHEMICAL PEEL REVIEW

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The glycolic acid is now available in the enhanced form and prepared with retinol and green tea extract. This combination helps you to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, dead skin cells and like more. If you’re going to buy this enhanced glycolic aci...

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A.C.S Cleaning Solutions - Chemical Suppliers A.C.S CLEANING SOLUTIONS - CHEMICAL SUPPLIERS

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Advanced Cleaning Solutions (ACS) has the experience and the expertise to deliver not just the best of chemical cleaning products, but also top of the line equipment.

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See How T&D Support & Supply The Petrochemical Industry SEE HOW T&D SUPPORT & SUPPLY THE PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Petrochemistry is a science that can readily be applied to fundamental human needs, such as health, hygiene, housing and food. To many, this comes as a surprise. The word "chemistry" itself conjures up a world of mystery - what it really do...

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Digital Chemicals DIGITAL CHEMICALS

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Farmer places order Agrochemical company analyzes data, proposes solution Farmer sends field data to selected suppliers Farmer enters digital farming platform Agrochemical company receives data Platform determines products and services to offer to farm...

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IBM Aspera in Chemical & Petroleum IBM ASPERA IN CHEMICAL & PETROLEUM

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The chemical and petroleum (C&P) industry is further behind in developing a digital-physical strategy than almost every other industry. With the struggle to globally move large data sets in a timely manner without exorbitant costs, IBM research s...

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Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, & Oxytocin HACKING INTO YOUR HAPPY CHEMICALS: DOPAMINE, SEROTONIN, ENDORPHINS, & OXYTOCIN

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Dopamine motivates you to take action toward your goals, desires, and needs, and gives you a surge of reinforcing pleasure when achieving them. Procrastination, self-doubt, and lack of enthusiasm are linked with low levels of dopamine.

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Global chemical-resources-factsheet GLOBAL CHEMICAL-RESOURCES-FACTSHEET

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Cheat sheet showing the different GHS hazards and a pictogram of what the label looks like. These pictograms are used for transporting hazardous chemicals/goods.

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Electrochemically activated water is safe on all food ELECTROCHEMICALLY ACTIVATED WATER IS SAFE ON ALL FOOD

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ECA is a replacement for chemicals and is Safe on all food.

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Sunscreen Chemical in Soaps, Cosmetics & Body Fragrances Threaten Coral Reefs SUNSCREEN CHEMICAL IN SOAPS, COSMETICS & BODY FRAGRANCES THREATEN CORAL REEFS

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Sunscreen Chemical in Soaps, Cosmetics & Body Fragrances Threaten Coral Reefs - Resources for Healthy Children

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Chemical Awareness in the Great Lakes CHEMICAL AWARENESS IN THE GREAT LAKES

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An infographic depicting how pollution in the Great Lakes affects people’s health.

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Toxic Chemicals: Where, & How Much, Were Released in The U.S.? TOXIC CHEMICALS: WHERE, & HOW MUCH, WERE RELEASED IN THE U.S.?

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One of the intents of the database is to encourage facilities to reduce toxic releases by making citizens in local communities aware of the chemicals used and released in their neighborhoods.

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Organic Chemicals & their Usages in Research - Phenylethylamine & Dopamine Effect over the human body ORGANIC CHEMICALS & THEIR USAGES IN RESEARCH - PHENYLETHYLAMINE & DOPAMINE EFFECT OVER THE HUMAN BODY

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In this Infographic We have explained about Organic Chemicals with their usage in research - Phenylethylamine & Dopamine Effect over the human body.

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Chemical Concerns – Does Acrylamide in Toast & Roast Potatoes Cause Cancer? CHEMICAL CONCERNS – DOES ACRYLAMIDE IN TOAST & ROAST POTATOES CAUSE CANCER?

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Acrylamide is a compound which is formed by reactions that occur when certain types of foods are cooked at high temperatures. Carbohydrate-rich foods cooked at a temperature over 120˚C can end up containing small amounts of acrylamide. Reactions duri...

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Chemical Warfare: Poison Gases in World War 1 CHEMICAL WARFARE: POISON GASES IN WORLD WAR 1

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I’ll be accompanying some of the students from my school on a history trip to Ypres and a few other World War 1 battlefields in a few weeks’ time. Obviously, they’d much rather be learning chemistry, so I’ve been reading up on...

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Chemical Reactions Posters – Part I CHEMICAL REACTIONS POSTERS – PART I

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Addition reactions, also known as synthesis reactions or direct combination reactions, involve two or more reactants combining to form a single, more complex product. Examples are the reaction of iron and sulfur to form iron sulfide, or, in organic c...

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The Chemistry of a Hangover THE CHEMISTRY OF A HANGOVER

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After yesterday’s new year celebrations, you might well be nursing a sore head this morning after a few drinks too many. This is a chemical consequence of consuming alcoholic beverages, but it’s one that, surprisingly, we still don’...

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Fluoride & Water Fluoridation – An Undeserved Reputation? FLUORIDE & WATER FLUORIDATION – AN UNDESERVED REPUTATION?

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This graphic is the first in a series I’m hoping to make on chemicals with potentially undeserved reputations. In it, I’ll look at the evidence and research on each, and try to come to some kind of rational conclusion as to whether or not...

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Chemical Reactions: Lead Iodide & ‘Golden Rain’ CHEMICAL REACTIONS: LEAD IODIDE & ‘GOLDEN RAIN’

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Kicking off an occasional new series of graphics with today’s post, which’ll be looking at common chemical reactions encountered in schools. Today kicks off with one of my favourite reactions, the ‘Golden Rain’ demonstration, ...

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Chemical Reactions Posters – Part II CHEMICAL REACTIONS POSTERS – PART II

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Here’s the second part of the Chemical Reactions posters, this time featuring condensation, hydrolysis, displacement, oxidation, and reduction reactions. Click the image above to enlarge and read the text, or, as previously, I’ve included...

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Chemical Warfare & Nerve Agents – Part II: The V Series CHEMICAL WARFARE & NERVE AGENTS – PART II: THE V SERIES

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It’s been a little while since the last post on chemical warfare agents on the site, in which we looked at the G series nerve agents, including sarin and tabun. The second of the two graphics looking at nerve agents focuses this time on the V s...

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Chemical Warfare & Nerve Agents – Part I: The G Series CHEMICAL WARFARE & NERVE AGENTS – PART I: THE G SERIES

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Today’s graphic looks again at the darker side of chemistry, after the previous post on the various chemical agents used in World War 1. The present day spectre of chemical warfare is largely concerned with nerve agents, which come in two main ...

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Today in Chemistry History – John Dalton’s Birthday and His Chemical Symbols TODAY IN CHEMISTRY HISTORY – JOHN DALTON’S BIRTHDAY AND HIS CHEMICAL SYMBOLS

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Getting back to chemistry, and Dalton finally got around to pondering some chemical problems at the beginning of the nineteenth century. First, he carried out a series of experiments on gases, which lead to a number of published essays and birthed Da...

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The Chemistry of the Colours of Bodily Fluids THE CHEMISTRY OF THE COLOURS OF BODILY FLUIDS

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A particular bodily fluid featured in the political news earlier this week, which got me thinking about the chemical causes behind the colours of the waste products we expel from our bodies. What makes urine golden, faeces brown, and bile green? The ...

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Analytical Chemistry – A Guide to Proton Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY – A GUIDE TO PROTON NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE (NMR)

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Today’s graphic is one for the chemists, with a guide to chemical shifts in proton nuclear magnetic resonance. At first glance, for those without a background in chemistry, this may well look largely nonsensical – however, if you’re...

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The Chemical Compounds Behind the Smell of Flowers THE CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS BEHIND THE SMELL OF FLOWERS

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Firstly, it’s important to realise that aroma chemistry is complex, and the smell of any flower is never really the consequence of a single chemical compound. Flowers give off a complex mix of volatile organic chemicals, and whilst not all of t...

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The Chemical Compounds Behind the Aroma of Coffee THE CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS BEHIND THE AROMA OF COFFEE

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A whole range of studies have been dedicated to discerning which of these extracted compounds contribute to the aroma of a cup of coffee. Whilst over a thousand different chemical entities have been identified in coffee beans, and a significant numbe...

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Chemical Structures of Neurotransmitters CHEMICAL STRUCTURES OF NEUROTRANSMITTERS

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I selected these neurotransmitters as they are some of the most well known – however, there are in fact over 100 known agents that can act as neurotransmitters. In general, communication between neurons in the brain is accomplished by the movem...

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The Chemical Structure of DNA THE CHEMICAL STRUCTURE OF DNA

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Today’s post crosses over into the realm of biochemistry, with a look at the chemical structure of DNA, and its role in creating proteins in our cells. Of course, it’s not just in humans that DNA is found – it’s present in the...

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The Chemical Structures of Vitamins THE CHEMICAL STRUCTURES OF VITAMINS

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Vitamins are an important part of our diet, but you probably haven’t given a great deal of thought to their chemical structures. This graphic shows chemical structures for all 13 vitamins; though there can be some variability in these structure...

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The Chemicals Behind the Colours of Autumn Leaves THE CHEMICALS BEHIND THE COLOURS OF AUTUMN LEAVES

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With autumn looming on the horizon, the leaves on some trees have already begun the transition towards the vibrant hues of autumn. Whilst this change may outwardly seem like a simple one, the many vivid colours are a result of a range of chemical com...

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The Chemistry of the Odour of Decomposition THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ODOUR OF DECOMPOSITION

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Continuing this week’s Halloween theme, today we’re looking at death – more specifically, the chemical agents behind the smell of it. Decomposition is an incredibly complicated process, but we do know a little about the chemical cul...

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The Chemical Compositions of Insect Venoms THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITIONS OF INSECT VENOMS

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Insect venoms are complicated. Really complicated. You could be forgiven for thinking that it must be a relatively simple company of chemicals that makes up the painful sensation of a bee or wasp sting, but in fact a hugely complex mixture of all sor...

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The Chemistry of Body Odours – Sweat, Halitosis, Flatulence & Cheesy Feet THE CHEMISTRY OF BODY ODOURS – SWEAT, HALITOSIS, FLATULENCE & CHEESY FEET

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Today’s graphic looks at the chemical compounds behind a variety of body odours – all of which we all experience at one point or another. Each is a cocktail of many different chemicals, but there are a select few that are major contributo...

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Six Posters of Common Chemical Molecules SIX POSTERS OF COMMON CHEMICAL MOLECULES

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Here’s something a little different for the weekend: a small poster project I’ve been working on for the classroom. I decided it’d be quite cool to have posters showing a variety of common chemical molecules dotted around the room, ...

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Six More Common Chemical Molecule Posters SIX MORE COMMON CHEMICAL MOLECULE POSTERS

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You might remember a short while back I started creating a series of posters featuring everyday chemical molecules to help decorate my classroom. Here are the next six in this ongoing project! As before, they’ll very shortly be available to pur...

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Everyday Chemicals – Pepper & Piperine EVERYDAY CHEMICALS – PEPPER & PIPERINE

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You likely use it on a regular basis to season meals, but have you ever wondered what’s behind the pungency of black pepper? Here’s a short addition to the occasional Everyday Chemicals series which takes a look at the chemical responsibl...

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What is 2,4-DNPH and Why Are Schools Carrying Out Controlled Explosions? WHAT IS 2,4-DNPH AND WHY ARE SCHOOLS CARRYING OUT CONTROLLED EXPLOSIONS?

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In the UK, school chemistry departments found themselves unexpectedly hitting the headlines last week due to a chemical used in A level chemistry practicals. The chemical involved was 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazine (2,4-DNPH) – so what is it and wh...

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Everyday Chemicals: Acetic Acid – Vinegar & Volcanoes EVERYDAY CHEMICALS: ACETIC ACID – VINEGAR & VOLCANOES

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It’s been a little while since the last post in the ‘Everyday Chemicals’ series, but it’s back today, and with a revamped look (which will also be applied out to the previous posts in the series over the next week or so). The ...

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Chemical Compounds in Herbs & Spices CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS IN HERBS & SPICES

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It’s often stated that cooking is much like chemistry, or vice versa. I thought it’d be fun to take that a little further, and look at the major organic compounds present in various different herbs and spices that are frequently used in c...

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A Guide to Chemical Hazard Symbols A GUIDE TO CHEMICAL HAZARD SYMBOLS

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Back to some chemistry basics for today’s post, with a look at the nine different hazard symbols commonly used to warn of chemical dangers. These symbols are frequently encountered in the lab – and also on some household products – ...

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Element Oddities: 11 Confusing Chemical Symbols Explained ELEMENT ODDITIES: 11 CONFUSING CHEMICAL SYMBOLS EXPLAINED

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Most of the chemical symbols for elements in the periodic table make perfect sense; there are a small selection, however, that seem to bear no relation to their element’s name. After the periodic table of rejected element names a few days ago, ...

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The Chemistry of Matches THE CHEMISTRY OF MATCHES

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After fielding questions from students about what chemicals are in matches this week, it seemed like a good topic for a post looking at the question in more detail. When using matches on a day-to-day basis, you probably don’t think much of the ...

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The Chemical Elements of a Smartphone THE CHEMICAL ELEMENTS OF A SMARTPHONE

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There are an isolated few graphics online that look at elements involved in the manufacture of a smartphone – for example, this ‘Periodic Table of iPhones’ – but there’s actually remarkably little easily accessible infor...

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The Chemical Behind Catnip’s Effect on Cats THE CHEMICAL BEHIND CATNIP’S EFFECT ON CATS

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Everyone knows cats go crazy for catnip. It’s an effect that’s been noted in scientific literature as far back as the 18th Century, when scientists observed that cats seemed to be attracted to catnip when the plant was withered or bruised...

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Shark Week Special: A Brief History of Chemical Shark Repellents SHARK WEEK SPECIAL: A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHEMICAL SHARK REPELLENTS

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The human fear of sharks is an age old one. Even though your odds of being killed by a shark are estimated to be approximately 1 in 3.7 million, versus a 1 in 218 chance of simply dying from a fall, the fear persists, and over the years many chemists...

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The Chemistry of Cannabis & Synthetic Cannabinoids THE CHEMISTRY OF CANNABIS & SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS

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In recent years, there’s been an increase in the number of media reports on users of synthetic cannabinoids. Commonly referred to by names such as ‘Spice’ or ‘K2’, the most recent reported case involved five UK students ...

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The Chemicals in Cigarette Smoke & Their Effects THE CHEMICALS IN CIGARETTE SMOKE & THEIR EFFECTS

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That smoking causes cancer is a well known and scientifically proven fact. Everyone knows that nicotine is present in cigarettes, and causes addiction to smoking; however, what’s a little less well known is the range of chemicals contained with...

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Natural vs. Man-Made Chemicals – Dispelling Misconceptions NATURAL VS. MAN-MADE CHEMICALS – DISPELLING MISCONCEPTIONS

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The term ‘chemophobia’ has been used on social media amongst chemists with increasing regularity over the past year. Defined as ‘a fear of chemicals’, more specifically it refers to the growing tendency for the public to be su...

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The Chemistry of Hay Fever – How Do Hay Fever Medications Work? THE CHEMISTRY OF HAY FEVER – HOW DO HAY FEVER MEDICATIONS WORK?

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With the arrival of summer comes a rather less welcome arrival – that of seasonal allergic rhinitis, more commonly known as hay fever. In the UK, an estimated 10-15% of the population are affected, a figure that is also on the rise. Despite the...

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Searching Roadkill for Drugs, and Plastic from a Christmas Tree Chemical SEARCHING ROADKILL FOR DRUGS, AND PLASTIC FROM A CHRISTMAS TREE CHEMICAL

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Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on how a chemical found in Christmas trees can lead to a sustainable plastic, an insight into the chemical basis behind the...

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The Chemistry of Gunpowder THE CHEMISTRY OF GUNPOWDER

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With the Fourth of July and American Independence Day on the horizon, a somehow topical post seemed in order. Having already examined the chemical compounds that give fireworks their colours in a previous graphic, I decided to examine another importa...

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Lethal Doses of Water, Caffeine and Alcohol LETHAL DOSES OF WATER, CAFFEINE AND ALCOHOL

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Today’s graphic is a whimsical look at lethal doses of chemicals we consume on a regular basis. Whilst it may be more common to view chemicals in a black and white framing of ‘toxic’ or ‘non-toxic’, the reality is more o...

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This Week in Chemistry – Sweat-Powered Sock Sensors, and Chemical Traces on Phones THIS WEEK IN CHEMISTRY – SWEAT-POWERED SOCK SENSORS, AND CHEMICAL TRACES ON PHONES

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Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on how your phone carries a chemical imprint of your lifestyle, how bird droppings help keep the Arctic cool, and more. As ...

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Ocean Acidification and Chemical Signalling OCEAN ACIDIFICATION AND CHEMICAL SIGNALLING

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You might recall a month or so ago I started a new project on the site, Chemunicate, with which I aim to work with chemistry researchers and help produce graphics explaining their work in a straightforward manner. This graphic is the result of a coll...

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This Week in Chemistry – Cinema Chemical Emissions, and What Makes Clothes Smell THIS WEEK IN CHEMISTRY – CINEMA CHEMICAL EMISSIONS, AND WHAT MAKES CLOTHES SMELL

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Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features a study of chemical emissions from cinema-goers, record-setting shark jelly, and more. As always, links to further articles and ...

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Shale Gas and New U.S. Chemical Industry Investment - $179 Billion and Counting SHALE GAS AND NEW U.S. CHEMICAL INDUSTRY INVESTMENT - $179 BILLION AND COUNTING

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Plentiful and affordable natural gas supplies have transformed America’s chemical industry from the world’s high-cost producer five years ago to among the lowest-cost producers today. The United States now enjoys a decisive competitive ad...

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This Week in Chemistry – Truffle-Inspired Batteries, & Cockroach Chemical Communication THIS WEEK IN CHEMISTRY – TRUFFLE-INSPIRED BATTERIES, & COCKROACH CHEMICAL COMMUNICATION

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Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features a battery cathode inspired by chocolate truffles, how the gut bacteria of cockroaches could help create compounds that cause the...

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U.S. Chemical Investment Linked to Shale Gas: $179 Billion and Counting U.S. CHEMICAL INVESTMENT LINKED TO SHALE GAS: $179 BILLION AND COUNTING

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After years of high and volatile natural gas prices, new domestic supplies of more affordable natural gas and natural gas
liquids (NGLs) have created a competitive advantage for U.S. manufacturers, leading to greater investment, industry
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Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act A More Effective Way to Regulate Chemicals LAUTENBERG CHEMICAL SAFETY ACT A MORE EFFECTIVE WAY TO REGULATE CHEMICALS

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After years of negotiation and with input from many stakeholders, Congress passed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (LCSA) to reform the regulation of chemicals in commerce. The LCSA, enacted on June 22, 2016, protectsh...

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A Guide to Common Household Plastics A GUIDE TO COMMON HOUSEHOLD PLASTICS

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Plastic is everywhere in our day to day lives – but, of course, ‘plastic’ is just a catch-all term for a range of different chemical substances. This graphic takes a look at some of the more common plastics we encounter on a regular...

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What Causes the Colour of Gemstones? WHAT CAUSES THE COLOUR OF GEMSTONES?

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There are a wide range of gemstones used in jewellery, with each having its own characteristic colour – or, in some cases, a range of colours. The origin of these colours has a chemical basis, and the precise colour can vary depending on the ch...

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Chemical Safety CHEMICAL SAFETY

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ACC and its member companies are dedicated to protecting the safety of our employees, our contractors and the people who live and work around our operations. This commitment is demonstrated through ACC’s Responsible Care® program and our in...

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US Chemicals Trade By the Numbers US CHEMICALS TRADE BY THE NUMBERS

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U.S. chemical manufacturing is a catalyst and essential contributor to a pro-growth, pro-competitiveness agenda.
Our success is heavily dependent on engaging with global markets and building on the competitive advantage
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Consumers’ Guide to Highly Fluorinated Chemicals CONSUMERS’ GUIDE TO HIGHLY FLUORINATED CHEMICALS

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This chemical leaked into the water supply near production facilities in West Virginia and Ohio. Hundreds of thousands of people were found to have C8 in their bodies and a wide range of health problems associated with this exposure.

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Chemicals industry: UK manufacturing’s unique element CHEMICALS INDUSTRY: UK MANUFACTURING’S UNIQUE ELEMENT

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Any consideration of the UK’s chemical industry cannot ignore the role of ICI – Imperial Chemical Industries – which was, for almost 70 years, the country’s largest manufacturing business.

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Chemical Awareness in the Great Lakes CHEMICAL AWARENESS IN THE GREAT LAKES

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Chemical Awareness in the Great Lakes Even thought the numbers of chemicals released by factories.

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Modern society has seen an explosion in the commercial use of new chemical compounds. An estimated 80,000 industrial chemicals are in everyday use but only a small fraction of these have been tested for basic human health effects and we have even les...

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Chems R Us is the UK's top class research chemical suppliers. They offer the best service & quick delivery to their customers in UK. You can purchase products or services from us online or directly. - See more at: https://visual.ly/tips-buyin...

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Toxic Chemicals In Your Cosmetics TOXIC CHEMICALS IN YOUR COSMETICS

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When you place any skin care or cosmetics product on your skin, your skin absorbs that product. If the product is made with synthetic or toxic chemicals, your skin will absorb those toxins as well. Although your skin is designed to be a protective ba...

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Consumers’ Guide to Highly Fluorinated Chemicals CONSUMERS’ GUIDE TO HIGHLY FLUORINATED CHEMICALS

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Stain-resistant, nonstick, waterproof and lethal” is how journalist Callie Lyons describes a highly fluorinated chemical called C8. This chemical leaked into the water supply near production facilities in West Virginia and Ohio. Hundreds of tho...

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Chemical Structures of Vitamins CHEMICAL STRUCTURES OF VITAMINS

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Everybody knows that vitamins are an important part of our diet. Most of us know what most popular vitamins do for our body. But not too many folks are familiar with chemical structures of vitamins. This infographic from Compound Chem covers those:

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The chemistry of canning THE CHEMISTRY OF CANNING

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Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning packs in the science involved in preserving your home-grown fruits and veggies

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Supplies of five petrochemical commodities will spike after removal of Iran sanctions SUPPLIES OF FIVE PETROCHEMICAL COMMODITIES WILL SPIKE AFTER REMOVAL OF IRAN SANCTIONS

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In July, United Nations Security Council (UNSC) endorsed a deal to end years of economic sanctions on Iran in return for curbs on its nuclear programme. Sanctions are unlikely to be removed until next year, as the deal requires approval by the U.S. C...

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The Chemical Etching Process THE CHEMICAL ETCHING PROCESS

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The process of chemical etching custom metal parts from start to finish, by Fotofab.

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American chemistry AMERICAN CHEMISTRY

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Chemicals are particularly vital to U.S. manufacturing. The growth of domestic natural gas production has boosted the manufacturing sector – both as an operational fuel and as a feedstock for various processes and/or the chemicals manufacturers...

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Poor storage of 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazine POOR STORAGE OF 2,4-DINITROPHENYLHYDRAZINE

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2,4-DNPH is used in a practical exam for U.K. students to complete their “A-level” to complete high school. Students would react an aldehyde or ketone with 2,4-DNPH to produce a colored 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazone. The experiment had been ...

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Chemical Engineering CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

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The discipline of chemical engineering developed over the last century to meet the needs to analyze and design processes for the large-scale chemical and biochemical manufacturing. Chemical engineering is a distinct discipline that involves the integ...

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Principles for Improving Chemical Hazard and Risk Assessments PRINCIPLES FOR IMPROVING CHEMICAL HAZARD AND RISK ASSESSMENTS

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Developing an effective process for assessing chemicals is not only crucial for creating information about potential risks, but also for the development of regulations that protect human health and the environment while preserving America’s abi...

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Natural and Manmade Chemicals NATURAL AND MANMADE CHEMICALS

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Chemical substances are negative, right? Otherwise why would so many purveyors of all issues wholesome proudly proclaim their goods to be “chemical-free of charge” and why would phrases such as “it’s chock complete of chemical...

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Chemistry History: Teflon & Non-Stick Pans CHEMISTRY HISTORY: TEFLON & NON-STICK PANS

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On this day in 1941, Teflon, the polymer commonly found in non-stick pans, was patented. Its discovery actually occurred a few years previously – here’s a quick look at the story behind it, as well as the science behind its non-stick effe...

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A Guide to Chemical Hazard Symbols A GUIDE TO CHEMICAL HAZARD SYMBOLS

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Back to some chemistry basics for today’s post, with a look at the nine different hazard symbols commonly used to warn of chemical dangers. These symbols are frequently encountered in the lab – and also on some household products – ...

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The Dangers of Handling Chemicals THE DANGERS OF HANDLING CHEMICALS

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We hear the stories too often: someone improperly mixes cleaning chemicals, which leads to a strange odor. Everyone evacuates the building. People are taken to the hospital for precautionary measures, but in a best-case-scenario, there’s no inj...

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Chemistry scientific technology research infografic computer report presentation with dna symbol microscope molecule structure vector illustration.

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The Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry THE TWELVE PRINCIPLES OF GREEN CHEMISTRY

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Green chemistry is a concept that crops up with increasing frequency; we’ve already discussed it here previously with reference to the Periodic Table’s ‘endangered’ elements, and the recycling rates of metal elements used in m...

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CHEMICAL POLLUTION CHEMICAL POLLUTION

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For the purposes of the Ocean Health Index, ‘chemical’ refers to a  compound or substance that has been purified or manufactured by humans. It does not include the many chemicals that marine plants, animals and microbes produce as pa...

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Manufacturing and Sustainability in Plastics MANUFACTURING AND SUSTAINABILITY IN PLASTICS

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As the world is waking up to environmental catastophe and peak oil,  the plastics industry is being forced to look beyond short-term profit in the direction of the long-term future of the planet. More now than ever, manufacturing and sustainabil...

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The chemistry of dentistry THE CHEMISTRY OF DENTISTRY

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Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning surveys the compounds dentists use to keep your pearly whites healthy.

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Wuhan EIAab Science Co. Ltd. is a biotechnology enterprise which has own research and development departments. We produce Elisa Kits for scientists research community.

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Know the top 5 legal highs which are being used for research work in present times.These are Etizolam, Gogiane, Ethylphenidate, MDAI and Synthacaine.

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While chemical makers invest significant resources to study and test their products, Americans also need to feel confident that the federal regulatory system is working to protect their families and the environment.More than a dozen federal laws gove...

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5 Signs You Should Be a Chemical Engineering Major 5 SIGNS YOU SHOULD BE A CHEMICAL ENGINEERING MAJOR

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Making decisions is never easy, especially those that play an influential role in your future. Having to choose a major that will either make you love what you are doing, or make you resent the day you chose that course, is definitely difficult. Each...

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The Chemical Etching Process THE CHEMICAL ETCHING PROCESS

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The process of chemical etching custom metal parts from start to finish, by Fotofab.

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Covering molecular and cellular biology, organic chemistry as well as biophysics, the training offered is unique and leads to the award of a Master in Chemical Biology. Students have the opportunity to gain diverse theoretical knowledge in the new fi...

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Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics fosters progress in comprehending the nature of the biochemical and biophysical mechanisms underlying the control of cellular physiological homeostasis and the consequences of its perturbation. Reports span the discip...

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Methanol molecule hydrogen bonding scheme. Chemical infographic in volumetric style. Vector illustration with metallic molecules. Physics and Organic Chemistry educational concept.

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The move downstream is increasing the economic contribution of the oil and gas industry.

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ViridisChem Wins Smarter Chemistry – The LAUNCH.Org Chemistry Innovation Challenge 2016 Award “United We Stand, Divided We Fall.”   Change, especially on a global scale, is.

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Every day, patients and workers are exposed to a wide array of chemicals in hospitals and health care facilities.More chemicals are used in health care than in any other sector.Many of these chemicals have been shown to have a lasting negative effect...

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Chemical Laboratory Safety and Security CHEMICAL LABORATORY SAFETY AND SECURITY

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A daily commitment from all individuals in an institution is required for an effective safety and security program. It is important for individuals at all levels to work together to eliminate the risk of exposure to hazardous materials and conditions...

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Chemical hazards data - OpenFoodTox CHEMICAL HAZARDS DATA - OPENFOODTOX

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When evaluating the safety of chemicals, scientists determine if and how they may be hazardous for humans, animals and/or the environment. They seek to identify critical health effects for these populations, the amount of the substance likely to trig...

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THE COLOUR CHEMISTRY OF GEMSTONES – PRECIOUS STONES THE COLOUR CHEMISTRY OF GEMSTONES – PRECIOUS STONES

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A gemstone or gem (also called as precious stone or semi-precious stone, a fine gem, or jewel) is a piece of mineral, which, in cut and polish form, is used to make jewelry or other adornments.The colours of Gemstones – Precious Stones are affe...

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Understanding The Implications Concerning Chemical Toxicity UNDERSTANDING THE IMPLICATIONS CONCERNING CHEMICAL TOXICITY

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Chemicals have been responsible for the progressive prosperity of human society. They are utilized in everyday events such as plastic containers to intricate molecules responsible for curing diseases. Since they have become such an integral part of e...

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chemical formulas and compositions CHEMICAL FORMULAS AND COMPOSITIONS

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Comparison infographics of chemical formulas and compositions of aspirin and paracetamol for pharmaceutical presentation or health care theme design with colorful divided bar graph and histogram in forms of laboratory test tubes and pill, vector.

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DANOPHARM CHEMICALS is engaged in manufacture of Bulk Drugs and Intermediates. Company established in the year 1986. DANOPHARM CHEMICALS has a broad based well knit professionally managed organisation set up with departments headed by exceptionally c...

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It’s nearly impossible to avoid plastics in our everyday lives, because it’s literally everywhere. Plastic packaging, plastic containers, plastic toys—the list goes on. But the thing is that studies show that plastic is loaded with ...

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Toxic Chemicals in Cleaners TOXIC CHEMICALS IN CLEANERS

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Find cleaners without harmful chemicals that are safe to use.

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Biochemistry Laboratory: Modern Theory and Techniques, 2nd Edition BIOCHEMISTRY LABORATORY: MODERN THEORY AND TECHNIQUES, 2ND EDITION

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The biochemistry laboratory course is an essential component in training students for careers in biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry, and related molecular life sciences such as cell biology, neurosciences, and genetics. Increasingly, many bio...

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Chemistry charts CHEMISTRY CHARTS

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Chemistry worldwide dna research achievements growth strategy infographics charts with laboratory signs vector illustration.

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To meet our nation’s economic and environmental goals, America needs a comprehensive energy policy that draws on our nation’s diverse energy supplies, including renewable and alternative sources such as energy recovery from plastics. This...

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Fatal Attraction: Cosmetics and Chemicals FATAL ATTRACTION: COSMETICS AND CHEMICALS

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We love to smell good, feel soft and silky, and be primped to perfection. Although these products make you look great American cosmetic companies are allowing harmful chemicals into our beloved products. The cosmetic industry is self-regulated and al...

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Have you seen our chemical industry infographic HAVE YOU SEEN OUR CHEMICAL INDUSTRY INFOGRAPHIC

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We have created a timeline infographic that presents highlights of the history of the chemical industry from 1660 to where we are today. Beginning with the creation of the Royal Society, to Joshua Ward commencing small scale production of sulphuric a...

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Do your employees know how to handle hazardous materials safely? Here are 11 basic rules all employees who handle hazardous materials should know and follow. These 11 rules are presented in no particular order. They are all top priorities for chemica...

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Chemical Review and Regulatory Process under LCSA CHEMICAL REVIEW AND REGULATORY PROCESS UNDER LCSA

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Chemycal will keep you informed in case your substances are prioritised or assessed in the LCSA framework. If you are not a Chemycal user, do not hesitate to contact us to schedule a web demonstration and to receive your free trial account. Subjectin...

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Quick facts about research chemicals QUICK FACTS ABOUT RESEARCH CHEMICALS

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There are a collection of substances that are not that new, but are not currently regulated. They may not be considered as Research Chemicals or Novel Psychoactive. But they still need to be considered. Some of these are plant or plant extracts that ...

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Probiotic cleaners VS chemical cleaners: which is best? PROBIOTIC CLEANERS VS CHEMICAL CLEANERS: WHICH IS BEST?

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In the debate between traditional chemical and biological cleaners, product cost per litre or per case is often a decisive factor when choosing between the two. Biological cleaners tend to be more expensive on a per litre basis due to higher raw mate...

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Top Toxins to Avoid Especially If Pregnant TOP TOXINS TO AVOID ESPECIALLY IF PREGNANT

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Why Pregnant Women Should Avoid Chemical Exposure Toxins are everywhere. They can leach into your body through personal care products, clothes, furniture, and other household items. In fact, they may even enter your body through the foods and beverag...

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The Globally Harmonized System Labeling Hazardous Chemicals THE GLOBALLY HARMONIZED SYSTEM LABELING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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GHS stands for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals. GHS defines and classifies the hazards of chemical products, and communicates health and safety information on labels and safety data sheets). The goal is tha...

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What the Science Says: EPA and Toxic Chemicals WHAT THE SCIENCE SAYS: EPA AND TOXIC CHEMICALS

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The briefing explored the latest science on how environmental protections (air, water, chemicals) affect children’s health; reviewed current policy proposals related to the EPA and what they mean for scientific research and children’s fut...

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Petrochemicals: What’s in store for global polyethylene and polypropylene out to 2027? PETROCHEMICALS: WHAT’S IN STORE FOR GLOBAL POLYETHYLENE AND POLYPROPYLENE OUT TO 2027?

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Worldwide polyethylene capacity is seen to grow from 108.3 million mt in 2016 to 150 million mt by 2027, with around 10 million mt of speculative capacity included into our forecasts post 2024. Platts Analytics expects production to grow from 93 mill...

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Hazardous chemicals Waste Management HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS WASTE MANAGEMENT

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Simply put, hazardous waste is any material that has served its purpose, but still presents a danger to human health or to the environment. Because of this threat, it is important to handle and dispose of hazardous waste carefully. Types of Hazardous...

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Top 3 Challenges in the Chemical and Material Industry TOP 3 CHALLENGES IN THE CHEMICAL AND MATERIAL INDUSTRY

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Basic chemicals, produced in large quantities, are mainly sold within the chemical industry and to other industries before becoming products for the general consumer. For example, ethanoic acid is sold on to make esters, much of which in turn is sold...

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Overcoming Challenges in Chemical Industry Innovation: Where Will You Start? OVERCOMING CHALLENGES IN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY INNOVATION: WHERE WILL YOU START?

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As an innovation or R&D professional in a chemical organization, you’ve likely experienced firsthand the challenges that come with striving for growth & competitive differentiation through innovation initiatives. With a rebounding econo...

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How Does the Chemical Industry Inspire and Shape a Digital World? HOW DOES THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY INSPIRE AND SHAPE A DIGITAL WORLD?

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Accelerate Innovation with Extended Ecosystem Simplify Through Low- or No-Touch Operations Increase Flexibility and Speed with Solution Extensions SAP S/4HANA .Reduce fines and recalls due to non-compliance Reduce scrap Increase gross margins Reduce ...

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Chemistry scientific inventions research technology progress CHEMISTRY SCIENTIFIC INVENTIONS RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY PROGRESS

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The chances are you didn’t, as chemistry tends to get overlooked compared to the other sciences. Not a single chemist made it into Science magazine’s. Chemistry news just don’t get the same coverage as the physics projects, even whe...

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The Chemical Industry and TTIP THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY AND TTIP

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The chemical industry is one of the biggest sectors of both the EU and US's economies. With hundreds of thousands of jobs at stake, it is important to analyze the potential effects of TTIP. A German chemical industry association and an environmen...

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Global Process and Production Chemicals for Electronics, Forecast to 2021 GLOBAL PROCESS AND PRODUCTION CHEMICALS FOR ELECTRONICS, FORECAST TO 2021

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This research service identifies the major industry drivers, restraints, regulatory trends, and technology trends affecting the global market for process and production chemicals for electronics. The product segments covered in this research are semi...

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American Chemistry: The Cornerstone of Our Economy AMERICAN CHEMISTRY: THE CORNERSTONE OF OUR ECONOMY

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Chemicals are particularly vital to U.S. manufacturing. The growth of domestic natural gas production has boosted the manufacturing sector both as an operational fuel and as a feedstock for various processes and/or the chemicals manufacturers need. I...

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Industrial biotechnology INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

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As the 21st century progresses and we move towards more bio-based economies, we need solutions for the manufacture of chemicals that are smarter, more predictable and more sustainable. At The University of Manchester we’re advancing this agenda...

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What Is Chemical Repurposing? WHAT IS CHEMICAL REPURPOSING?

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If you are involved in a business that creates chemical industrial waste, it is essential that you have a waste management plan that complies with all local and federal regulations. Industrial waste can be chemical in nature, and may be hazardous. St...

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USGC Petrochemicals Project USGC PETROCHEMICALS PROJECT

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Chevron Phillips Chemical is preparing for growth via the construction of its new $6 billion U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) Petrochemicals Project. Located across two sites, Old Ocean and Cedar Bayou, Texas, the USGC Petrochemicals Project will use abundant ...

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Analysis of the North American Construction Chemicals Market ANALYSIS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN CONSTRUCTION CHEMICALS MARKET

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Pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology, semiconductor and electronics, energy and power supplies, food and beverages, chemicals, advanced materials, industrial automation, and telecom, and IT. We also analyze retailers and super-retailers, t...

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GLOBAL BIO-BASED CHEMICALS MARKET FORECAST 2017-2025 GLOBAL BIO-BASED CHEMICALS MARKET FORECAST 2017-2025

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The Bio-based chemicals market is anticipated to grow from $6474 million in 2016 to $23976 million by 2025, at a CAGR of 16.16% between 2017 and 2025. The base year considered for the study is 2016 and the forecast period is between 2017 and 2025. Th...

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APPALACHIAN REGION COULD BECOME A
PETROCHEMICALS & PLASTICS MANUFACTURING HUB APPALACHIAN REGION COULD BECOME A PETROCHEMICALS & PLASTICS MANUFACTURING HUB

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Chemistry transforms raw materials into the products and processes that make modern life possible. America’s chemical industry relies on energy derived from natural gas not only to heat and power its facilities, but also as a raw material, or &...

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Welcome To The New Chemical Safety Law WELCOME TO THE NEW CHEMICAL SAFETY LAW

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CEH protects people from toxic chemicals by working with communities, consumers, workers, government, and the private sector to demand and support business practices that are safe for public health and the environment.

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Chemistry worldwide dna research achievements growth strategy CHEMISTRY WORLDWIDE DNA RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENTS GROWTH STRATEGY

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Chemistry is viewed as The Central Science due to its overarching impact on the biological and physical sciences and is uniquely positioned to solve many of the major societal challenges facing the World today (e.g. energy, disease, climate). As such...

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The Digital Chemical Company THE DIGITAL CHEMICAL COMPANY

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Pursuing digital transformation across the value chain can unlock new growth opportunities and address some of the most daunting challenges facing the chemicals industry. Chemical companies are shifting their strategies and reallocating capital acros...

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U.S .Chemical Weapons Elimination U.S .CHEMICAL WEAPONS ELIMINATION

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides independent oversight to the U.S. chemical weapons elimination program and serves as an important element in ensuring the safe destruction of chemical warfare material for protection of public h...

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Advancement of Chemical Engineering Industry In US ADVANCEMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING INDUSTRY IN US

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This infographic speaks about the Chemical Engineering Industry where a lot of engineers work after having passed the PE Exam and gained a State Board recognized professional licensure. The information provided about the Chemical Industry also speaks...

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