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  • ASTM International Nanotechnology Committee Approves Airborne Nanoparticle Measurement Standard

    Nanomaterials are used in the manufacture of a wide range of products, encompassing medicine, textiles, automobile parts, personal care products, food packaging and sporting goods. During the manufacture and use of these products, there is a potential for nanomaterials to become airborne, resulting in inhalation exposure to workers and consumers. A new ASTM International standard provides clear ...


    By ASTM International

  • Recap: News of the ASTM Board of Directors

    ASTM International’s board of directors met Oct. 20-22 at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul, Korea. Here is a summary of reports made and actions taken at those meetings. We have more coverage of the events surrounding the meetings in Seoul. Succession: ASTM ...


    By ASTM International

  • IATL opens new nanoTEM division

    “As nanotechnology progresses from research and development to commercialization and use, it is likely that manufactured nanomaterials and nanoproducts will be released into the environment. EPA is charged with protecting human health and the environment, as well as ensuring that the application of engineered nanotechnology products occur without unreasonable harm to human health or the ...

  • EMSL provides the most complete materials testing laboratory services to meet industry needs

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., one of North America’s fastest growing testing laboratories provides the most diverse offering of laboratory tests needed by various industries. With 19 PhDs and over 30 laboratory locations from coast to coast EMSL has the expertise to handle the most challenging materials testing needs. EMSL is expanding its cutting edge materials laboratory able to handle diverse range ...


  • LiqTech International, Inc. Announces a Breakthrough By Achieving Liquid Sterilization Using A LiqTech Filter

    LiqTech International, Inc. (OTCQX: LIQT) ("LiqTech") announced today that the Company's ultra-filtration Silicon Carbide (SiC) membrane product has been approved for liquid sterilization according to the recognized ASTM standard F838-05 for liquid filtration. This standard is widely used for pharmaceutical, food & beverage and drinking water applications. The combination of the unmatched ...


    By LiqTech International A/S

  • Recent Federal Developments in Hazardous Substances

    EPA Publishes Chemical Data Reporting Rule: On August 16, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a final rule entitled Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule, formerly known as the Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) Rule, under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). 76 Fed. Reg. 50816. The revisions, which were first announced August 2, 2011, expand the requirements for ...


    By Acta Group

  • Federal Issues - TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA

    Limited Space Still Available For Sustainable Futures Training Workshop: There are still spaces available for the Sustainable Futures Training workshop scheduled for August 5-7, 2014, at the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C. Attendees at the three-day workshop will get firsthand experience with the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. -- recent federal developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Denies TSCA Section 21 Petition On Lead In Ammunition And Fishing Sinkers: On September 24, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its decision to deny a petition submitted under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 21 requesting that EPA prohibit under TSCA Section 6(a) the manufacture, processing, and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA Jim Jones Designated As Acting Assistant Administrator For OCSPP: On November 22, 2011, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson announced that Jim Jones, the current Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, will be designated to serve as the new Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office ...


    By Acta Group

  • An American manufacturing movement

    Excerpts from Make: An American Manufacturing Movement U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness Initiative American manufacturing is either in steep decline, doing reasonably well or poised to grow. Widely available reports and analyses support each of these conflicting views. The Council on Competitiveness strategy, excerpted here, aims to explain where U.S. manufacturing has been, what forces are ...


    By ASTM International

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