CHEMICALS SAFETY

October 9, 2019

Chemicals are part of our daily lives. Some chemicals are manufactured for specific uses, while others are unwanted products of various processes, and some are of natural origin. Harmful exposure may occur through breathing, drinking, eating or contact. Several sectors and programmes have a role to play in preventing human exposure to chemicals and promoting their sound management throughout their life cycle. The health sector in particular needs to strategically engage in various areas in order to minimize the adverse effects of chemicals.

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Athenex is a global specialty oncology pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next generation therapies for cancer diseases and supportive therapies. The company is dedicated to delivering innovative drugs that can have a life-changing impact on cancer patients. Our business includes medical technology innovation centers and a unique manufacturing supply chain across both China and North America. Through the connected innovation and manufacturing supply chain presence, we can identify, develop and deliver proprietary medical technology across continents and multiple regulatory environments.

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MARKETING FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICAL COMPANIES

Infographic | December 26, 2019

Calibrating marketing endeavors so the right messages reach the right customers at the right time can be a significant challenge. Marketers in the specialty chemicals industry are keeping their eyes on the following issues to ensure they're providing value to their customers.

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One-Day Recycling Depot

Infographic | June 1, 2022

Foam packaging (white and coloured) such as foam containers for meat and produce, foam egg cartons, foam clamshells, cups and bowls for takeout food, firm foam cushion packaging to protect electronics, small appliances, etc.

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THE FUTURE OF PLASTIC RECYCLING

Infographic | January 30, 2020

The future of the plastic recycling market will mostly be a combination of mechanical recycling, depolymerization, and pyrolysis. Waste availability will determine which becomes dominant.

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PFAS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Infographic | December 28, 2019

WHAT ARE PFAS CHEMICALS? 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 States. PFOA and PFOS have been the most extensively produced and studied of these chemicals. Both are very persistent in the environment and in the human body. Exposure to certain PFAS can lead to adverse human health effects.

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Covalent and non-covalent chemistry of 2D black phosphorus

Infographic | June 1, 2022

2D black phosphorous is an emerging material with a fascinating structure and outstanding electronic properties that holds potential for many applications.

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Working in heat can be hazardous and can cause harm to workers

Infographic | December 18, 2019

You must do everything reasonably practicable to eliminate the risks of working in heat. Where the risk cannot be eliminated, it must be minimised as much as reasonably practicable. Different workers may react differently to heat conditions. 5 Heat is not just a hazard when working outdoors on hot days. Consider the conditions inside your workplace and what hazards may be present.

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Athenex

Athenex is a global specialty oncology pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of next generation therapies for cancer diseases and supportive therapies. The company is dedicated to delivering innovative drugs that can have a life-changing impact on cancer patients. Our business includes medical technology innovation centers and a unique manufacturing supply chain across both China and North America. Through the connected innovation and manufacturing supply chain presence, we can identify, develop and deliver proprietary medical technology across continents and multiple regulatory environments.

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