Aerosol Cans Disposal News

  • COVID-19 Shutdown Can Make Buildings Sick

    When buildings stand virtually abandoned due to pandemic stay-at-home orders, water stops flowing through their plumbing and bad things start to happen inside the pipes. Harmful chemicals begin to build up and potentially pathogenic microorganisms start to grow. It takes only days for dangerous concentrations to form, but many buildings will remain closed for months. How serious might the problem ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Biral to Exhibit at DDL 2019 Conference, Edinburgh

    Industrial sensor manufacturer, Biral, is exhibiting at the Drug Delivery to the Lungs (DDL) 2019 Conference in Edinburgh. The event, running from 11-13 December, provides an annual forum for scientists, academics, clinicians, regulatory and industry specialists involved in developing medicines for inhalation. DDL 2019 will have five themed ...

  • A new kind of spray is loaded with microscopic electronic sensors

    Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed an aerosolisable spray containing 2-D circuits, which could be used in a number of environmental and health applications where limited access and space prevents larger sensors being used. The polymer circuit, which contains a sensor element, a photodiode to supply power and a memory element to store recorded information, is ...


    By The Aerosol Society

  • Puerto Rico`s Building Science Experts Identify Exposure Risks to VOCs and Other Airborne Hazards

    Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are a diverse group of organic chemicals that are used in countless building products, furnishings and consumer products found in residential and commercial buildings. VOCs include many chemicals with familiar names, such as formaldehyde and acetone, and many others that most people have never heard of before. ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • The 2060 MARGA – A Re-Invented Way of air Quality Monitoring

    Ambient air quality is critical for our health and the environment. According to the World Health Organization 91% of the world population lives in places where the WHO air quality guideline levels are not met. To monitor the air quality, Metrohm Process Analytics has re-invented the well-known Monitor for AeRosols and Gases in ambient Air (MARGA) as the 2060 MARGA. When considering the effects ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • The 2060 MARGA – a re-invented way of air quality monitoring

    Ambient air quality is critical for our health and the environment. According to the World Health Organization 91% of the world population lives in places where the WHO air quality guideline levels are not met. To monitor the air quality, Metrohm Process Analytics has re-invented the well-known Monitor for AeRosols and Gases in ambient Air (MARGA) as the 2060 MARGA. When considering the ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Exposure to Aerosolized Chemicals, Metals and Particulate Matter from E-Cigarettes included in Rare Surgeon General Advisory

    Puerto Rico and at least nine states have passed comprehensive smoke-free indoor air laws that include e-cigarettes. These laws prohibit smoking and the use of e-cigarettes in indoor areas of private worksites, restaurants and bars. Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and many states have also passed legislation prohibiting the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.   This is an important step in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Puerto Rico’s Building Science Experts Identify Exposure Risks to VOCs and Other Airborne Hazards

    Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are a diverse group of organic chemicals that are used in countless building products, furnishings and consumer products found in residential and commercial buildings. VOCs include many chemicals with familiar names, such as formaldehyde and acetone, and many others that most people have never heard of before.   VOCs are emitted as gases from certain solids ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the Importance of Protecting Workers from All Types of Respirable Hazards

    November is recognized as Lung Cancer Awareness Month and in the United States, as in many other parts of the world, more people die from this disease than from any other type of cancer. In the U.S. alone, approximately 200,000 people are told they have lung cancer and more than 150,000 die from the disease annually. Globally, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that lung cancer has been ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Environmentally Sound

    On March 16, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to add hazardous waste aerosol cans to the category of “universal wastes” regulated under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations, codified at Title 40 of the C.F.R., Part 273. 83 Fed. Reg. 11654. According to EPA, this action would benefit the many manufacturing facilities and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. Chooses Cytonome’s GigaSort® Cell Sorting Technology for Cell Bioprocessing

    Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. has installed the GigaSort Platform in their newly opened Manufacturing Plant for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy in Osaka, Japan. The center is the world’s first commercial iPSC plant. The GigaSort platform is a microfluidic based cell sorting technology that allows the selection of highly specific and pure cell populations in a manufacturing ...


    By Cytonome/ST, LLC

  • Asian air pollution strengthens Pacific storms

    Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is having far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests. Researchers have found that pollutants are strengthening storms above the Pacific Ocean, which feeds into weather systems in other parts of the world. The effect was most pronounced during the winter. The study is published  ...

  • Joint Leak Tester Announcement by J.U.M. Engineering

    The Aerosol Dispensers Directive by the the European Commission’s legislator (ADD), (UN ADR 2013, 75/324/EEC) mandates that aerosol dispensers and small receptacles containing compressed gases like spray cans and gas cartridges must pass a rigurous test for a leak proof inspection before they become released for transportation. For the past decades aerosol ...


    By J.U.M. Engineering GmbH

  • Property Damage Assessments and Cleanup Underway in Puerto Rico as Hurricane Irma Moves On

    Yesterday, the eye of Hurricane Irma skirted just north of Puerto Rico preventing a direct hit on the islands. However, it still left a wake of destruction and property damage to numerous residential, commercial and institutional properties. Before the hurricane reached the islands, Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló had declared a state of emergency and activated the National ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Hurricane Harvey Delivers Catastrophic Property Damage and Indoor Environmental Quality Issues

    This past weekend, Hurricane Harvey brought powerful winds and an unprecedented amount of rain that has resulted in devastating floods across large areas of Texas. In addition to tragic deaths as a result of the historic storm, countless homes, schools and businesses have been heavily damaged or even destroyed in some cases.  One estimate from an insurance group has put the cost of ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Avian Fog Force TR Featured by Pest Management Professional

    Our newest bird repellent product, Avian Fog Force TR, was recently shared by by Pest Management Professional as their product of the day. About Avian Fog Force TR Perfect for treating stadiums, buildings, garages, patios and other outdoor areas, Avian Fog Force TR is our fully automated, time-release bird repellent. Simply program when and where you require bird control and ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Ship-Mounted Direct and Diffuse Hyperspectral Radiometers Successfully Measure Solar Irradiances and Aerosol Optical Depth

    Marine AOD measurements matter because aerosols can affect respiratory health, climate change, and the safety of aircraft during volcanic events. However, routine marine Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) surface-based observations are in short supply because it is both difficult and expensive to operate conventional automatic sun photometers at sea. ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Occupational Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico to Microbial Hazards in Metalworking Fluids

    In Puerto Rico and throughout the United States, over one million workers are employed in machine finishing, machine tooling, and other metalworking and metal-forming operations.  Many of these workers utilize metalworking fluids (MWFs) and could potentially be exposed to microbial hazards in these liquids and in the air they breathe. MWFs are used to reduce heat and friction, and to remove ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Aerosol can disposal - what is required?

    During management system audits or compliance audits the management of aerosol cans is one issue that is seldom management consistently. The disposal of aerosol cans depends on the condition of the can and the hazardous waste generator status of the site.  The condition of the can can be: Empty Partially Empty An empty aerosol can is one where the contends of ...

  • Palas to expand product range for discharge systems for aerosol conditioning

    X-ray neutralizer XRC 049 Electrically charged aerosols can seriously distort measurement results, e.g. in filter testing. Discharge systems produce a balanced and reproducible charge distribution in the aerosol and thus enable reliable measurement data. With the new XRC 049, Palas offers a discharge system that is particularly suitable for mobile measurements. The X-ray neutralizer is ...


    By Palas GmbH

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