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  • New certified reference material supporting human biomonitoring

    JRC-IRMM has released ERM-DB001, a new human hair material certified for the mass fraction of the total content of As, Cd, Cu, Fe, Hg, Pb, Se and Zn at the mg/kg range. Human hair is frequently used to monitor the exposure of humans to certain metals, as hair keeps record of past contact due to its ...

  • Online BOD Analysis in Waste Water Treatment Plants

    The biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) reflects the demand of oxygen that is needed for the degradation of all biological degradable substances in water. Thus, the BOD, also called biological oxygen demand, is an important indicator for the assessment of the pollution of water. Its fast ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Online BOD Analysis in Waste Water Treatment Plants

    The biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) reflects the demand of oxygen that is needed for the degradation of all biological degradable substances in water. Thus, the BOD, also called biological oxygen demand, is an important indicator for the assessment of the pollution of water. Its fast analyses allows the optimal ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • PerkinElmer Hosts Fall 2006 Live, Online Seminar Series

    Documento sin título Educational Application Information ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Introduction of On-line Toxicity monitor on WQTC 2006 Denver

    microLAN On-line Biomonitoring Systems for the first time introduced their newly developed TOXcontrol on-line biomonitoring system. This innovative toxicity analyser was based on the companies long term experience for on-line monitoring techniques and is using luminescent bacteria (Vibrio fischeri) for the detection of contaminants in water. This system can be used for Drinkingwater companies for ...


    By microLAN B.V.

  • BOD Analysis in Wastewater Applications

    The Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) is a relevant parameter for the assessment of the pollution of sewage. Its fast analyses allows the optimal control of a waste water treatment plant (WWTP). LAR's BioMonitor is an online BOD ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Senate Subcommittee holds hearing regarding current science on public exposure to toxic chemicals

    Today the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health held a hearing entitled 'Current Science on Public Exposures to Toxic Chemicals.' Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), Chair of the Subcommittee, criticized the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for failing to provide the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the necessary ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The aim of 3iTOX is the development of: a biological and chemical sensorplatform for monitoring water quality within low detection bounds (limits).

    By monitoring the quality of surface water during previous years a decision has been made to use more frequently biomonitors based on toxicity. Biomonitors then function as an early warning system for water companies, so they can stop the intake of surface water once the measurement made by the biomonitor has given reason to do so . Because of the potentially large number of substances in surface ...


    By microLAN B.V.

  • The aim of 3iTOX is the development of: a biological and chemical sensor platform for monitoring water quality within low detection bounds (limits).

    By monitoring the quality of surface water during previous years a decision has been made to use more frequently biomonitors based on toxicity. Biomonitors then function as an early warning system for water companies, so they can stop the intake of surface water once the measurement made by the biomonitor has given reason to do so . Because of the potentially large number of substances in surface ...


    By microLAN B.V.

  • EPA planning to release more chemical action plans

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is preparing action plans for nonylphenol/nonylphenol ethoxylate (NP/NPE), hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), siloxanes, and diisocyanates. EPA is also preparing final action plans for the chemicals remaining on EPA's initial list -- bisphenol A and benzidine dyes. EPA chose the chemicals based on a range of criteria, including ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA invites public input on its planned process for identifying priority chemicals under TSCA

    Embracing new social media tools, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on August 18, 2011, invited stakeholders to provide feedback on its new approach for identifying priority chemicals for review and assessment under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Noting that EPA's online discussion forum will remain open until 5:00 p.m. (EDT) on September 14, 2011, EPA invited public input ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA Invites Public Input on Its Planned Process for Identifying Priority Chemicals under TSCA

    Embracing new social media tools, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on August 18, 2011, invited stakeholders to provide feedback on its new approach for identifying priority chemicals for review and assessment under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Noting that EPA's online discussion forum will remain open until 5:00 p.m. (EDT) on September 14, 2011, EPA invited public input ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA holds webinar on identifying priority chemicals for review

    On September 7, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a webinar regarding its plans to use a two-step process to identify priority chemical substances for review and assessment under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). EPA states that its goal is "to identify priority chemicals for near-term evaluation, not to screen and prioritize the entire TSCA Inventory of ...


    By Acta Group

  • QuickTOC®effluent

    Precise TOC measurement at the WWTP's effluent - Ideal for drinking water monitoring - Brand new product for Water Analytics, for chemical engineering and water treatment. With the 21st product in 20 years LAR sets new benchmarks with its latest product design  QuickTOC®effluent by combining accuracy of measurement with low maintenance efforts. For this development the main focus ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • EPA announces work plan chemicals for assessment during 2013 and 2014

    Exactly three months from the date the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) announced its Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Work Plan initiative, EPA on June 1 announced an additional 18 chemicals scheduled for assessment during 2013 and 2014. EPA states that it selected the chemicals for a variety of reasons, similar to those it used to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA announces work plan chemicals for assessment during 2013 and 2014

    Exactly three months from the date the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) announced its Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Work Plan initiative, EPA on June 1 announced an additional 18 chemicals scheduled for assessment during 2013 and 2014. EPA states that it selected the chemicals for a variety of reasons, similar to those it used to ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA Announces TSCA Work Plan Chemicals

    On March 1, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) announced a work plan of 83 chemicals for further review under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). EPA identified seven chemicals for risk assessment in 2012, and intends to complete some of these assessments this year and initiate new assessments from the work plan in the coming ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Announces TSCA Work Plan Chemicals

    On March 1, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) announced a work plan of 83 chemicals for further review under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). EPA identified seven chemicals for risk assessment in 2012, and intends to complete some of these assessments this year and initiate new assessments from the work plan in the coming ...


    By Acta Group

  • DTSC GRSP meets to review revised `Informal Draft` safer consumer products regulations

    On November 14-15, 2011, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control's (DTSC) Green Ribbon Science Panel (GRSP) met to review DTSC's "informal draft" Safer Consumer Products Regulations (SCPR) released on October 31, 2011. Memoranda providing background information are available online. Information about the meeting can be found ...


    By Acta Group

  • DTSC GRSP Meets to Review Revised "Informal Draft" Safer Consumer Products Regulations

    On November 14-15, 2011, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control's (DTSC) Green Ribbon Science Panel (GRSP) met to review DTSC's "informal draft" Safer Consumer Products Regulations (SCPR) released on October 31, 2011. Memoranda providing background information are available online. Information about the meeting can be found ...


    By Acta Group

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