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  • Detection of high concentrations of Formaldehyde

    PPM Technology’s handheld Formaldehyde detectors the Formaldemeter™ htV and htV-m now offer improved performance and reliability; the instruments are able to accurately measure very low and/or high concentrations of formaldehyde in the environment; the recent incorporation of a new miniature solenoid valve makes it possible to regulate the supply of air into the instrument's fuel ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Germany lowers biogas formaldehyde emissions

    The renewable energy sector has grown enormously in Germany in recent years and there are now large numbers of plants producing energy from biogas/anaerobic digestion. The emissions from these plants are regulated, but the measurement of formaldehyde (a carcinogen) is being reduced as a result of a financial incentive system. However, the measurement of formaldehyde is challenging and in order to ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Embalmers can be exposed to dangerous levels of Formaldehyde

    Embalmers are at risk of experiencing health effects from the chemical formaldehyde.  It is present as a dissolved gas, in concentrations from 37% to 54%, in the water-based solution called formalin. Formalin is used during the embalming processes as a disinfectant and preservative. It is also commonly used as an injection fluid in arterial and cavity embalming, and in surface embalming as ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Formaldehyde release from wood-based panels.

    Formaldehyde is a toxic chemical widely used to manufacture building materials and various household products. It is also a by-product of combustion and certain other natural processes. Therefore, it may be present in substantial concentrations both indoors and outdoors. Formaldehyde is often used in the manufacture of adhesive resin which acts as glue in the manufacture of pressed wood ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Developing Healthy Environments - A Key Component of the LEED Certification Process

    EMSL Analytical offers LEED testing solutions for both new and existing buildings.   ...


  • PPM Technology exhibit at IPPS 2011

    PPM Technology had a trade stand and representative at the recent International Panel Products Symposium (IPPS) held in Llandudno, North Wales.  IPPS is the leading technical conference on wood based panels, including all aspects of panel production technology, feedstocks, resins and additives, market analysis and the use of wood based panels in furniture and construction applications.  ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Portable and Fixed Gas Detector Range Enhanced

    PPM Technology is pleased to announce a number of significant enhancements to our range of portable and fixed gas detection instruments. PPM has developed wireless connectivity for all our products; dedicated monitoring software enables our instruments to be managed wirelessly from a single PC; the collected data can be stored and analysed, analysis of ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Be Safe During the Bird Flu Epidemic

    Following a case of bird flu being confirmed at a duck breeding farm in the village of Nafferton, East Yorkshire, various poultry farmers will all be on high alert after the poultry market declared a high risk. In East Yorkshire, some 6,000 birds will be culled and a 10km (6 mile) exclusion zone is in place around the farm to prevent further spread of the virus H5N8. Emergency measures to contain ...


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  • Programme announced for International Emissions Conference

    Lesley Sloss Principal Environmental Consultant at IEA Clean Coal Centre chairs the 11th International Conference and Exhibition on Emissions Monitoring.  CEM 2014 will take place from 14th to 16th May at the Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel in Turkey. The selected presentations will be given by speakers from 13 different countries covering a wide variety of subjects within the event’s ...

  • PPM Technology to 'Go Green'

    PPM Technology has adopted a new internal ‘Environmental Policy’. Signed by all staff members, the policy’s aim is to reduce our environmental impact in order to achieve a balance which addresses the needs of business along with responsibilities required to operate to an Environmental Management System. Our progress in regards to the policy will be reviewed regularly, ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Speakers announced for international emissions conference

    The organisers of CEM 2014 have published the titles of the Conference presentations that will take place from 14th to 16th May at the Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel in Turkey. The selected presentations will be given by speakers from 13 different countries covering a wide variety of subjects within the event’s emissions monitoring theme. The control of emissions to air can only be ...

  • Enviro Technology to showcase its ‘nose for success’ at two leading industry events

    Enviro Technology (ET), the UK’s leading air quality monitoring specialists, will be showcasing some of its ground-breaking technologies, including new ‘electronic nose’ technology for waste odour monitoring, at two key industry events next week. The Resource Efficiency Waste Management Solutions (RWM) event at Birmingham’s NEC on the 11th-13th September and ...

  • IAQ and EH&S Professionals Protect Workers from Wood Dust Hazards

    California's Proposition 65 list added wood dust as a substance known to the State of California to cause cancer in 2009. Workers across the nation employed at sawmills, wood processing facilities and during construction and renovation activities are exposed to wood dusts on a daily basis.    Whenever wood is cut, drilled, sanded, machined or processed wood dusts can be created.  ...

  • Indoor Environmental Quality and LEED Cerification

    As the awareness of the need for green commercial and residential construction has grown, so has the necessity for a certification system that rates how well a structure is built or remodeled. For this reason, the US Green Building Council developed the LEED certification system that measures the level of green building practices that have been implemented in the construction process. LEED stands ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Two Companies to Pay $970,000 in Settlement for Clean Air Violations in Springfield, Mass.

    Two companies operating a chemical plant in Springfield, Mass. will pay a penalty of $970,000 and take other actions, under a settlement announced today between Solutia Inc. and INEOS Melamines LLC, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice. The settlement is contained in a consent decree filed today in federal court, and settles EPA claims for alleged Clean ...

  • Overview of nanomaterials for cleaning up the environment

    Researchers have presented an extensive analysis of the role of nanomaterialsin environmental remediation and monitoring.  Nanomaterials can be used to clean up toxins and bacteria from natural waters, wastewaters and the air. Nanomaterials’ unique properties allow them to remove pollutants from the environment.  The extremely small size of nanomaterial particles, ...

  • Johnson Matthey offers total emissions control package for meeting EPAs RICE NESHAP in 2013

    Johnson Matthey, the global leader in stationary emissions control technology, is offering a new 4-color, 8-page brochure that details the company's complete capabilities to help stationary diesel and gas engine owners/operators comply with the EPA’s RICE NESHAP regulations that go into effect in 2013. The brochure is titled “Stationary Emissions Control ModulexTM ...

  • US Department of Labor`s OSHA fines Landes Foods in Dallas $129,500 after a follow-up inspection reveals workers continue to be exposed to hazards

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Landes Foods LLC with six safety and health violations, including four repeat violations, after an August follow-up inspection found workers were continuing to be exposed to workplace hazards at the company's tortilla manufacturing facility on Hines Place in Dallas. Proposed penalties total $129,500. "Landes ...

  • Bayer CropScience LP to pay US$37,790 for failure to implement risk program, perform accident review at Kansas city facility

    Bayer CropScience LP has agreed to pay a US$37,790 civil penalty to the United States to settle allegations that it failed to adequately implement a risk management program aimed at preventing and responding to chemical accidents and releases at its pesticide-manufacturing facility in Kansas City, Mo. Bayer CropScience LP has also agreed to spend US$100,000 on a supplemental environmental project ...

  • Climate change, the Indoor Environment and Health

    A report from the US Institute of Medicine warns that the effort to counter climate change has spurred a shift to untested new materials and building retrofits that could limit and alter the air flow inside buildings. The report says this may concentrate indoor pollutants.  'America is in the midst of a large experiment in which weatherization efforts, retrofits, and other initiatives ...


    By PPM Technology

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