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  • Portable Workplace Detector for Trace Toxic Chemicals

    ENMET's new mGC (mini Gas Chromatograph) chemical specific portable instrument is designed to detect threat chemicals below the OSHA permissible exposure limits in the industrial workplace for worker safety. This handheld monitor improves information collected from traditional multi-gas survey instruments by providing details about the chemical composition of the sample. It ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Collecting data to explore the ecological threat of nanomaterials

    The overall ecological impact of 10 engineered nanomaterials has been modelled for the first time using toxicity data from multiple living species. These models will allow researchers to assess the effect nanomaterials may have on both ecosystems and people. Engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) are small-scale substances measuring less than 100 nm in at least one dimension. They are increasingly used ...

  • EPA Fines violators for failure to report chemical data

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued complaints seeking civil penalties against three companies for alleged violations of the reporting and recordkeeping requirements under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The alleged violations involved the companies’ failure to comply with EPA’s TSCA section 8 Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) regulations, which require ...

  • Chemical Data Reporting Rule Analysis: Announcement of Webinar on Chemical Data Reporting Rule

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on August 2, 2011, the pre-publication copy of the final Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule, previously referred to as the Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) Modifications Rule. The rule was published on August 16, 2011. 76 Fed. Reg. 50816. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. will host a webinar on the CDR Rule in ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA publishes latest data on industrial and toxics releases in the U.S. / data on toxics release inventory available the same month it is collected (HQ)

    As part of the Obama Administration’s continuing commitment to open government, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published the latest data on industrial releases and transfers of toxic chemicals in the United States between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2009. EPA is making the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data available within weeks of the reporting deadline through its Web site ...

  • EPA Previews New Website for Consolidated Chemical Data Access

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) convened an in-person and on-line public forum on March 21, 2013, to discuss OPPT's ongoing efforts to develop an interactive public website. The website would integrate a wide range of chemical data collected and EPA assessments conducted under Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) programs, as ...


    By Acta Group

  • 3E Company launches new chemical data reporting services

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of a new suite of Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) services. The new services align with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recently issued final CDR Rule, which was previously known as the Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) ...


    By 3E Company

  • EPA Previews New Website for Consolidated Chemical Data Access

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) convened an in-person and on-line public forum today to discuss OPPT's ongoing efforts to develop an interactive public website. The website would integrate a wide range of chemical data collected and EPA assessments conducted under Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) programs, as supplemented by ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • National soil collection may unlock mysteries

    The government has been collecting dirt - lots of it. Clumps came from the Texas Panhandle, a shady grove in West Virginia, a picked-over corn field in Kansas and thousands of other places in the lower 48 states. A small army of researchers and university students lugging pick axes and shovels scattered across the country for three years to scoop samples into plastic bags from nearly 5,000 ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA improves access to information on hundreds of chemicals / searchable databases on chemical toxicity and exposure data now available

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making it easier to find data about chemicals. EPA is releasing two databases — the Toxicity Forecaster database (ToxCastDB) and a database of chemical exposure studies (ExpoCastDB) — that scientists and the public can use to access chemical toxicity and exposure data. Improved access supports EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson’s ...

  • More chemicals banned under chemicals management plan

    Eight new chemicals have been deemed toxic to human health, and one deemed toxic to the environment under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. Environment Minister John Baird and Tony Clement, Health Minister, announced the actions taken pursuant to Canada’s Chemicals Management Plan announced in 2006. (See GLOBE-Net article ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Investigate chemical processes safely

    Understanding a chemical process in detail significantly reduces the risk of failures at large scale. Process development is concerned with identifying the risks related to scale-up and manufacturing. Knowing and understanding the potential risks of a chemical process are critical to safely and sustainably manufacturing products. ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Toxic chemical releases declining

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing its annual national analysis of the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), providing all Americans vital information about their communities. The TRI program publishes information on toxic chemical disposals and releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in neighborhoods ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • China Chemical Fertilizer Industry

    The report firstly introduced Chemical Fertilizer basic information included Chemical Fertilizer definition classification application industry chain structure industry overview; international market analysis, China domestic market analysis, Macroeconomic environment and economic situation analysis and influence, Chemical Fertilizer  industry policy and plan, Chemical Fertilizer product ...


  • ACD/Labs Modernizes Coblentz Society Spectral Collection through Exclusive Agreement

    Orlando, FL , PITTCON ( March 2, 2005 ) - Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc., (ACD/Labs) announces an exclusive agreement with the ...

  • EPA Announces Chemical Data Reporting Rule, Which Replaces the IUR Modifications Rule

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on August 2, 2011, the final Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule, previously referred to as the Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) Modifications Rule. The CDR is intended to enable EPA to collect and publish information on the manufacturing, processing, and use of commercial chemical substances and mixtures ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA announces chemical data reporting rule, which replaces the IUR modifications rule

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on August 2, 2011, the final Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule, previously referred to as the Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) Modifications Rule. The CDR is intended to enable EPA to collect and publish information on the manufacturing, processing, and use of commercial chemical substances and mixtures ...


    By Acta Group

  • 3E Company expands webinsight chemical regulatory compliance reference tool with new GHS information and PCTEC data

    3E Company, the leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of WebInsight version 6.0, the latest version of its web-based chemical regulatory compliance reference tool. The latest version includes new GHS tools and Physical, Chemical, Toxicity and Eco-toxicological Content (PCTEC) data for ...


    By 3E Company

  • 3E Company expands webinsight chemical regulatory compliance reference tool with new GHS information and PCTEC data

    3E Company, the leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of WebInsight version 6.0, the latest version of its web-based chemical regulatory compliance reference tool. The latest version includes new GHS tools and Physical, Chemical, Toxicity and Eco-toxicological Content (PCTEC) data for ...


    By 3E Company

  • Data deficit on Elk River chemicals shows need for TSCA reform, legislators say

    Members of a House subcommittee pointed to the lack of toxicity and other data on chemicals that recently contaminated drinking water for hundreds of thousands of West Virginia residents as illustrating a key reason the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) needs to be revised. West Virginia officials had to scramble in early January after the chemicals leaked into the Elk River and got into the ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

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