Chemicals in a circular economy

June 4, 2019

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This short animation explains how chemicals make up an essential part of a circular economy, how we need to make sure hazardous chemicals are properly dealt with and how the EU is promoting safer material cycles. All materials around us, our furniture, computer screens, and the clothes we wear, are a mixture of different chemicals. A circular economy is about material cycles – how we use, re-use and dispose of materials, how we minimise waste and how we make the most of the resources generated by waste. Risks to our health or the environment should be avoided, so the use of hazardous chemicals in products should be reduced throughout their entire life cycle.

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Teledyne Tekmar, formerly Tekmar Dohrmann, is a leader in the design and manufacturing of analytical instrumentation for the laboratory. We provide productivity-enhancing instrumentation and solutions to a number of industries including Environmental, Pharmaceutical, Wastewater, Food and Beverage, Forensics and Toxicology, Petrochemical, Industrial/Chemical and Polymers/Plastics. Our world-renown Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) product line includes systems for Gas Chromatography (GC) Sample Introduction, High-Throughput Purge and Trap sample concentration, Static and Dynamic Headspace analysis, Whole Volume Air Sampling and Sample Automation. Our Dohrmann Series line of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) and Total Nitrogen (TN) Analyzers provides unparalleled accuracy, precision, throughput and robustness for water samples varying in quality from semiconductor-grade to municipal wastewater. All of our pharmaceutical instruments have available 21 CFR Part 11 software tools for your compliance

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