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  • 2018
  • 29-31 May 2018 - The Global Forum aimed to shed light on sustainable plastic good practices and provided an overview of the role of plastics, delivered examples of sustainable plastic design, define 'sustainable' from the lens of chemical selection, identified key tools and approaches, and discussed current and future environmental policy instruments to incentivise sustainable plastic design. (oecd.org)
  • list of chemicals
  • The list of chemicals targeted by EDSP includes about 1,000 active ingredients in pesticides, 5,000 inert ingredients in pesticides, and 6,000 drinking water contaminants, with some overlap between the lists of pesticides and drinking water contaminants. (acs.org)
  • Specifically, the chemical control system was developed to include a list of chemicals appended to the 1988 UN Convention with the monitoring and reporting requirements under the auspices of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB). (state.gov)
  • Polymers
  • Shell Chemicals is proud to introduce Shell Polymers, a new line of business dedicated to building the unrivaled customer experience. (shell.com)
  • Polymers almost always appear as mixtures of molecules of multiple molar masses, each of which could be considered a separate chemical substance. (wikipedia.org)
  • estrogen
  • Growing concerns about environmental contaminants associated with adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological, and immune effects led Congress more than 20 years ago to direct the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop a program to screen chemicals for their potential to mimic estrogen in humans. (acs.org)
  • At that point, EPA scientists had already developed a high-throughput computational model for predicting effects of chemicals on estrogen receptor (ER) bioactivity. (acs.org)
  • Many modern day chemicals affect estrogen levels in our bodies. (hubpages.com)
  • scrutiny
  • EPA needed better ways to quickly identify which chemicals require more scrutiny for endocrine disruption and weed out the majority that don't. (acs.org)
  • bulk
  • Whether producing highly specialized products or distributing commodity products in bulk, chemical companies are under increasing pressure to adopt new technologies that can generate greater value. (ibm.com)
  • Greater use of the INCB's PENS has led to tracing and monitoring of licit bulk shipments of these chemicals and thereby preventing diversion. (state.gov)
  • Regulation
  • Twenty-five years ago government authorities envisaged a system of regulation for chemicals used in the production of illicit drugs that would work along with the control systems for narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances under the United Nations treaties. (state.gov)
  • spill
  • Include spill containment features, also known as secondary containment, in chemical storage areas to prevent pool chemical leaks or spills from mixing with any other substances. (cdc.gov)
  • Ensure availability of and easy access to up-to-date MSDSs at a location other than those listed above in case of chemical spill or accident that would prevent access. (cdc.gov)
  • companies
  • Our Clean by Design initiative helps clothing companies cut water, chemical, and energy use. (nrdc.org)
  • Click on any of the links below to access essential information about the Shell chemicals companies, their activities and operations. (shell.com)
  • tissues
  • Chemicals can affect multiple targets crossing many tissues in the "thyroid axis," which includes the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, and thyroid gland. (acs.org)
  • operations
  • Dow Chemical works with IBM to increase space capacity use, improve capital planning, manage real estate leases, streamline operations and reduce energy consumption in facilities throughout the enterprise. (ibm.com)
  • better
  • They are working to integrate the thyroid assays into a "thyrollicle" model to better predict the effects of chemicals on thyroid cells, which are arranged in spheres called follicles. (acs.org)
  • This work supports the socio-economic analysis of management of chemicals by allowing a better quantification and monetisation of health and environmental impacts. (oecd.org)
  • It is better to look for such chemicals by searching fragments using the MeSH browser. (nih.gov)
  • Eventually I got better by eliminating chemicals and dental materials (mercury fillings) from my environment which were causing me serious health effects. (hubpages.com)
  • Separate
  • Separate the air handling systems for the chemical storage area and pump room from the rest of the building. (cdc.gov)
  • If an older aquatic facility does not have separate air handling systems for the chemical storage area and pump room as well as the pool area, consider installing emergency heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) cutoffs in these areas. (cdc.gov)
  • bodies
  • Two western Montana residents were charged with deliberate homicide in the stabbing deaths of two unidentified people whose bodies were found in plastic tubs of chemicals in the basement of. (nypost.com)
  • dangerous
  • We use the legal process to pressure the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and state governments to act on the latest science and take the lead on restricting dangerous chemicals. (nrdc.org)
  • process
  • Chemicals are added to pool * water to kill disease-causing germs, maximize the efficacy of the disinfection process (for example, pH control), improve water quality, stop corrosion and scaling of equipment, and protect against algal growth. (cdc.gov)
  • play
  • Whether chemical signals play a role as well has hardly been addressed. (jneurosci.org)
  • Manufactured chemicals play a key role in the provision of a large range of goods and services that support our lifestyles and economies. (europa.eu)
  • However
  • However, pool chemicals can also lead to injury when mixed together or when appropriate personal protective equipment is not used during handling. (cdc.gov)
  • However, in 2012 such seizures appeared to drop off and authorities now believe that traffickers in the Americas are turning to non-scheduled precursor chemicals to manufacture methamphetamine through alternative methods. (state.gov)
  • However, even small amounts of some chemicals can endanger human health and the environment. (europa.eu)
  • However, in practice, no substance is entirely pure, and chemical purity is specified according to the intended use of the chemical. (wikipedia.org)
  • reports
  • The following recommendations are based on a review of reports of pool chemical-associated injuries 1-3 . (cdc.gov)
  • human health
  • Of the more than 80,000 chemicals currently used in the United States, most haven't been adequately tested for their effects on human health. (nrdc.org)
  • Health
  • Quantitative Assessment of Potential Health Effects from the use of Fire Retardant Chemicals in Mattresses. (cpsc.gov)
  • company
  • Buyout king Stephen Schwarzman's Blackstone Group has advanced into the final stages of a $4.25 billion auction for half of a chemical company whose biggest shareholder is Bill Ackman, sources. (nypost.com)
  • M&D Chemicals is a fictional company supplying soap and detergent manufacturers. (mit.edu)
  • environment
  • This book begins with an overview of current thinking on bioavailability, its definition, cutting-edge research in speciation and advancement in tools for assessing chemical bioavailability in the terrestrial environment. (elsevier.com)
  • Human ingenuity has produced well over 100 000 new chemicals - substances which have never before been part of the terrestrial environment. (europa.eu)
  • example
  • Ensure availability of and easy access to up-to-date MSDSs near (for example, in the hallway just outside of) the chemical storage area, pump room, pool area, and any other location pool chemicals are stored or used. (cdc.gov)
  • Store pool chemicals below 95°F/35°C and in conditions recommended by the manufacturer (for example, low humidity and out of direct sunlight). (cdc.gov)
  • Store only identical chemicals above or below each other (for example, do not stack incompatible chemicals together). (cdc.gov)
  • Deal
  • Its purpose is to describe the various chemicals I deal with in the lab so that the rest of my site won't confuse you. (ksu.edu)
  • While not really a 'chemical' per se, these are the fundamental substance I deal with. (ksu.edu)
  • safety
  • Provide aquatics staff and patrons with easily accessible safety showers, eye wash stations, and other appropriate chemical safety equipment. (cdc.gov)
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