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As the umbrella organization for three Constituent professional Societies — the Canadian Society for Chemistry, the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering and the Canadian Society for Chemical Technology — The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) advances the chemical sciences and engineering in Canada.

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REPORT FINDS EVIDENCE OF POTENTIALLY TOXIC CHEMICALS IN FOOD CHAIN PACKAGING

Consumerreports | August 07, 2020

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When you pick up a fast-food burger and fries or a grain bowl at a restaurant, you’re probably thinking more about the food you’re about to eat than the packaging it comes in. But a new report finds that some food packaging—burger boxes, wrappers, disposable bowls, and bags for french fries, sides, and desserts—used at popular restaurants such as McDonald’s, Sweetgreen, and Wendy’s may contain potentially hazardous PFAS chemicals. These chemicals help prevent ...

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CSB’S SUBPOENA POWER EXTENDS TO POTENTIAL CHEMICAL RELEASES

EHS Daily Advisor | February 03, 2020

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The authority of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) to subpoena information relating to potential future risks was affirmed by a panel of judges with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. The defendant in the case had contended that the CSB’s subpoena authority was limited to information about the cause or probable cause of an accidental chemical release that occurred in 2015, not about any event that hasn’t happened. A U.S. District Court judge ag...

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EPA REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH TORRANCE REFINING OVER CHEMICAL SAFETY VIOLATIONS

EPA | January 14, 2020

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A Torrance, Calif.-based petroleum refinery has agreed to pay $125,000 after violating the Clean Air Act’s Chemical Accident Prevention Program. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency settled with Torrance Refining Company LLC after discovering deficiencies in its chemical safety and risk management plan. “It is critical for the refinery to maintain an up-to-date and accurate Risk Management Plan,” said EPA Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator Mike Stoker in a statement.&...

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DOW TO START USING RECYCLED PLASTICS FROM WASTE SPECIALIST AVANGARD INNOVATIVE

Canadian Plastics | January 24, 2020

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In an effort to further its circular economy goals, chemical maker Dow will now be supplied with post-consumer resin (PCR) pellets by Houston-based waste-optimization specialist Avangard Innovative LP (AI). The PCR-based materials will be available to Dow’s North American customers later this year, and are intended for applications such as liners, shrink wrap and protective packaging, among others. Midland, Mich.-based Dow will initially use the PCR from AI to create linear low-density pol...

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REPORT FINDS EVIDENCE OF POTENTIALLY TOXIC CHEMICALS IN FOOD CHAIN PACKAGING

Consumerreports | August 07, 2020

When you pick up a fast-food burger and fries or a grain bowl at a restaurant, you’re probably thinking more about the food you’re about to eat than the packaging it comes in. But a new report finds that some food packaging—burger boxes, wrappers, disposable bowls, and bags for french fries, sides, and desserts—used at popular restaurants such as McDonald’s, Sweetgreen, and Wendy’s may contain potentially hazardous PFAS chemicals. These chemicals help prevent ...

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CSB’S SUBPOENA POWER EXTENDS TO POTENTIAL CHEMICAL RELEASES

EHS Daily Advisor | February 03, 2020

The authority of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) to subpoena information relating to potential future risks was affirmed by a panel of judges with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. The defendant in the case had contended that the CSB’s subpoena authority was limited to information about the cause or probable cause of an accidental chemical release that occurred in 2015, not about any event that hasn’t happened. A U.S. District Court judge ag...

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EPA REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH TORRANCE REFINING OVER CHEMICAL SAFETY VIOLATIONS

EPA | January 14, 2020

A Torrance, Calif.-based petroleum refinery has agreed to pay $125,000 after violating the Clean Air Act’s Chemical Accident Prevention Program. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency settled with Torrance Refining Company LLC after discovering deficiencies in its chemical safety and risk management plan. “It is critical for the refinery to maintain an up-to-date and accurate Risk Management Plan,” said EPA Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator Mike Stoker in a statement.&...

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DOW TO START USING RECYCLED PLASTICS FROM WASTE SPECIALIST AVANGARD INNOVATIVE

Canadian Plastics | January 24, 2020

In an effort to further its circular economy goals, chemical maker Dow will now be supplied with post-consumer resin (PCR) pellets by Houston-based waste-optimization specialist Avangard Innovative LP (AI). The PCR-based materials will be available to Dow’s North American customers later this year, and are intended for applications such as liners, shrink wrap and protective packaging, among others. Midland, Mich.-based Dow will initially use the PCR from AI to create linear low-density pol...

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