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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 when the project was all about landing a chemistry lab on a comet. So the Royal Society of Chemistry decided to look into what people really think of chemistry, chemists and chemicals. It turns out most people just don’t have a good idea of what it is chemists do, or how chemistry contributes to the modern world.

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SIPCAM-OXON is an Italian multinational company, private and independent, specialized in the production, marketing and sales of plant protection products and chemical intermediates. SIPCAM-OXON has started from Italy in1946 following its origins and has emerged at global level focusing on product development, production in both synthesis and formulation, and the ability to find original solutions.

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CHEMICAL SPILL PREVENTION

Article | February 28, 2020

When it comes to your workplace, nothing should be prioritized over the safety of your employees. As your greatest asset to your business, they should feel safe in their work environment. Maintaining a safe work environment is a particularly important consideration for companies who work with or store hazardous materials. And it is not only critical for the appeasement of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements but the well-being and safety of your employees. That’s why, in this article, we will discuss chemical spill prevention in your workplace facility.

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Sustainability: A Core Initiative for Collaboration in the Chemical Industry

Article | February 28, 2020

Legislation and pressure from stakeholders are forcing the chemical industry to find efficiencies and urgently seek out ways to reduce environmental impact, such as implementing low-carbon initiatives, maximizing energy and water efficiency and developing new innovative products and processes. Last month’s World Economic Forum added further urgency as shareholders and investment groups added new sustainability criteria to their investment considerations. As the pressure to improve sustainability rises, organizations like SusChem, the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry, are gaining visibility and traction.

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What's the Most Toxic Chemical?

Article | February 28, 2020

People say America doesn’t make things anymore. But what about toxic chemicals? We make so many of those, we throw half of them in rivers, for free. The problem is, it can be hard to get a handle on which of those chemicals are extremely toxic and which of them are merely somewhat toxic. If one or another shows up in a scan of your stomach, should you freak out or just be grateful it wasn’t something worse? For this week’s Giz Asks, we reached out to a number of experts to find out what the most toxic chemical is.

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Why QuickStart Chemical Management Can Save Your Assets

Article | February 28, 2020

The world of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) IT systems is a vast one. Therefore, it cannot be stressed enough that organizations need to be nimble and armed with easy-to-deploy, interoperable, portable systems. Most mature organizations opt for a risk-based EHS management system framework designed to meet a continually evolving and dynamic business and operating model. A risk-based approach offers flexibility, within defined boundaries, for alternate solutions to risk management needs. Standard frameworks recommend mandatory controls when there is potential for high-consequence events. Moreover, risk control measures which have been proven effective and considered technically superior are increasingly used.

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Sipcam-Oxon

SIPCAM-OXON is an Italian multinational company, private and independent, specialized in the production, marketing and sales of plant protection products and chemical intermediates. SIPCAM-OXON has started from Italy in1946 following its origins and has emerged at global level focusing on product development, production in both synthesis and formulation, and the ability to find original solutions.

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