product regulation Articles

  • The Product Use of Impact Rock Crusher

    The Product Use of Impact Rock Crusher High efficiency impact crusher, also known as high efficiency artificial sand making machine, is a high performance impact rock crusher developed by the company on the basis of PCL series impact crusher, with many national invention patents. Its main characteristic is to improve the linear ...

  • Micro Pulse LiDAR: A Critical Tool for Emissions Source Detection

    Micro Pulse LiDAR remote sensing data are used to calculate a highly accurate Planetary Boundary Layer (PBL) height to improve plume models that help assess emissions sources. ...

  • California Is Setting Precedent

    The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released on June 23, 2010, draft regulations implementing California’s precedent-setting and game-changing Green Chemistry Initiative. Manufacturers need to understand how this controversial regulatory program may operate, and why it will alter forever the way consumer products are designed and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Skimming for Dummies

    The purpose of this document is to share our knowledge obtained through 18 years of field experience in free product recovery with project managers, clients, and regulators desiring site closure without recovery of groundwater. This document will address: the best time to apply the Xitech automatic pumping system; the best way to operate Xitech’s automatic pumping systems; the basic components of ...


    By Xitech Instruments, Inc.

  • CPSC Moves Ahead on Harmful Products Database

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) posted on its website on October 14, 2010, its draft final rule concerning the creation of a publicly available, searchable database on the safety of consumer products and other substances subject to CPSC regulation. The database is intended to provide a single point of access to reports of harm involving consumer products, manufacturer’s ...


    By Acta Group

  • California to Control Chemicals of Concern

    California has a well-established reputation as a trendsetter, but the gargantuan state may have outdone itself with the June 23 draft regulation released from the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) for safer consumer product alternatives. The regulations are intended to implement the Green Chemistry Initiative signed into law by Gov. Schwarzenegger in ...


    By Acta Group

  • Improved Aseptic Processes and Monitoring to Reduce FDA 483s

    Abstract In recent years, the FDA response to companies with insufficient proof of control over their production has become more aggressive, demonstrated by the rise in 483s and warning letters issued. Topics related to environmental monitoring programs are included in the most common reasons 483s are issued. By becoming aware of the regulations and reasoning backing 483 distribution, ...


    By Particle Measuring Systems

  • Particle Monitoring Requirements in Pharmaceutical Cleanrooms

    All drug products must be manufactured in accordance with the current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulations of the country of manufacture or the country/region of export. Pharmaceutical manufacturers must demonstrate compliance with the regulations at every stage before a drug can be released to market. This paper explains the various environmental microcontamination requirements of ...


    By Particle Measuring Systems

  • Enclosures & the RoHS directive

    While the RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) Directive regulates products in the European Union, RoHS compliance is rapidly becoming a de facto global standard that impacts US manufacturers. The RoHS Directive applies to fi nished electrical products. It does not directly regulate components, for example, electrical enclosures. However, products are assembled from components and RoHS ...


    By FIBOX Enclosures

  • SCPA Delays Could Impact Industry

    In response to concerns expressed by diverse stakeholders over the final draft of its Safer Consumer Product Alternatives (SCPA) regulations, the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) has delayed implementation of the regulations, which focus on chemicals and chemical ingredients in consumer products. The net effect of this recent development on the regulation of chemical ...


    By Acta Group

  • Oil field, Southeast, USA

    PETROX AEROBIC BIOREMEDIATIONDEGRADATION OF OIL-FIELD WASTE Petrox is a specialty bioremediation product comprised of patented strains of live vegetative aerobic microorganisms providing fast, effective degradation of petroleum hydrocarbons. The oil-field pit treatment demonstrates the effectiveness of PETROX to treat oil production wastes encountered during the closure of multiple ...


    By CL Solutions, LLC

  • Planning and Installing an Environmental Monitoring System

    Abstract For aseptic manufacture of pharmaceutical products there has been a shift in procedures for particle measurement, primarily due to legislative regulations. Traditionally, monitoring has been the classic portable monitoring of a cleanroom. New regulations have led to a requirement for an automated, remote monitoring solution. This paper reviews the various steps for the ...


    By Particle Measuring Systems

  • Beware Hazards in Healthcare: New Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals

    Recently proposed EPA regulation provides a streamlined approach for healthcare facilities to better manage their hazardous pharmaceutical waste. To prepare for these changes, healthcare facilities, including manufacturers, distributers, pharmacies and retailers of pharmaceutical products in the USA will need to make operational adjustments around notification, training, record keeping and ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • An example of bad EU regulation: A nasty surprise hidden in the new Classification and Labeling Regulation

    On 20 January 2009, a hidden change in the EU Regulations was introduced. It triggers thousands of cleaning products to become classified as dangerous chemical products and causes hundreds of industrial facilities in the EU to become major accident hazard facilities. As such nothing new, except that it was triggered by hidden change in the text, and that the competent EU officials seem to ...

  • BASF - Case Study

    Sustainable Solution Steering - Optimise the sustainability performance of your product portfolio Sustainable Solution Steering  is a comprehensive sustainability evaluation and decision-making process for entire businesses, developed by BASF. This process helps you identify solutions and products that make a significant contribution in terms of sustainability within their ...


    By thinkstep

  • VSEP beats decanter centrifuge at solids removal from ethanol biomass

    As the world searches for fuel alternatives to gasoline, a clear candidate to lead the way has emerged, Ethanol. Ethanol production for use as a fuel additive (or to be used directly as a fuel source) has grown in popularity due to governmental regulations and in some cases economic incentives. Both regulations and incentives seem to be based on environmental concerns as well as a desire to ...


    By New Logic Research, Inc.

  • Meeting regulations and improving quality case study

    A UK-based waste oil collector was using emulsifiers and heat to drop water out of waste lube oils and fuels. The processed oil with 0.5-1.0% water was being filtered in a centrifuge. The company installed Sequoia’s efficient water evaporation equipment which produces oil with less than 0.1% water. As a result, the centrifuge works more efficiently. Ultimately, the company makes a recycled ...


    By Sequoia Global, Inc.

  • A life-cycle approach to biotechnology ethics

    Increasingly, government officials are asked to take ethical considerations into account during regulatory decision-making and especially in the case of biotechnology products. It is also clear, however, that ethical issues arise throughout the planning, production and use of these products (i.e. the entire product life cycle) rather than just during the regulatory step. In this paper it is ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • WinLims for contract laboratories

    Industry is looking more and more to outsourcing its analytical and testing needs to contract laboratories. This places on those laboratories a need for a flexible, yet structured and error-free, means of handling and reporting sampleinformation and results. There is a key requirement to handle customer contact records, production of quotations andinvoices, and ensure proven adherence to the ...

  • Rapid Reduction of VOCs Results in Site Closure

    Summary Subsurface investigations at a dry cleaning facility revealed elevated levels of PCE and other regulated daughter products. A remediation technology was needed that could cost-effectively reduce the contaminants to the Washington Department of Ecology’s (WDOE) cleanup levels. HRC was chosen for groundwater remediation due to its ability to provide a low cost solution for site ...


    By Regenesis

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