The aggregate enterprise of manufacturing and technically producing chemicals. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Elements, compounds, mixtures, or solutions that are considered severely harmful to human health and the environment. They include substances that are toxic, corrosive, flammable, or explosive.
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.
The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.
That segment of commercial enterprise devoted to the design, development, and manufacture of chemical products for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, disability, or other dysfunction, or to improve function.

A comparison of the reproductive physiology of largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides, collected from the Escambia and Blackwater Rivers in Florida. (1/673)

Largemouth bass (LMB), Micropterus salmoides, were taken from the Escambia River (contaminated site) and the Blackwater River (reference site) near Pensacola, Florida. The Escambia River collection occurred downstream of the effluent from two identified point sources of pollution. These point sources included a coal-fired electric power plant and a chemical company. Conversely, the Blackwater River's headwaters and most of its length flow within a state park. Although there is some development on the lower part of the Blackwater River, fish were collected in the more pristine upper regions. Fish were captured by electroshocking and were maintained in aerated coolers. Physical measurements were obtained, blood was taken, and liver and gonads were removed. LMB plasma was assayed for the concentration of 17ss-estradiol (E2) and testosterone using validated radioimmunoassays. The presence of vitellogenin was determined by gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) and Western blotting using a monoclonal antibody validated for largemouth bass vitellogenin. No differences in plasma concentrations of E2 or testosterone were observed in females from the two sites. Similarly, males exhibited no difference in plasma E2. However, plasma testosterone was lower in the males from the contaminated site, as compared to the reference site. Vitellogenic males occurred only at the contaminated site. Additionally, liver mass was proportionately higher in males from the contaminated site, as compared to males from the reference site. These data suggest that reproductive steroid levels may have been altered by increased hepatic enzyme activity, and the presence of vitellogenic males indicates that an exogenous source of estrogen was present in the Escambia River.  (+info)

Persistent respiratory effects in survivors of the Bhopal disaster. (2/673)

OBJECTIVE: To examine the role of exposure to the 1984 Bhopal gas leak in the development of persistent obstructive airways disease. DESIGN: Cross sectional survey. SETTING: Bhopal, India. SUBJECTS: Random sample of 454 adults stratified by distance of residence from the Union Carbide plant. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Self reported respiratory symptoms; indices of lung function measured by simple spirometry and adjusted for age, sex, and height according to Indian derived regression equations. RESULTS: Respiratory symptoms were significantly more common and lung function (percentage predicted forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1), forced vital capacity (FVC), forced expiratory flow between 25% and 75% of vital capacity (FEF25-75), and FEV1/FEV ratio) was reduced among those reporting exposure to the gas leak. The frequency of symptoms fell as exposure decreased (as estimated by distance lived from the plant), and lung function measurements displayed similar trends. These findings were not wholly accounted for by confounding by smoking or literacy, a measure of socioeconomic status. Lung function measurements were consistently lower in those reporting symptoms. CONCLUSION: Our results suggest that persistent small airways obstruction among survivors of the 1984 disaster may be attributed to gas exposure.  (+info)

Measurement of some potentially hazardous materials in the atmosphere of rubber factories. (3/673)

Two separate topics of work are outlined: methods for the measurement of chlorinated monomers in PVC and polychloroprene, and also methods for the measurement of these materials in factory air. Typical results which have been obtained in supplies of raw materials, in finished products, and in the working atmosphere at manufacturing operations are given. The second topic concerns the measurement of benzo[a]pyrene in the atmosphere of a tire manufacturing plant. This material is present in trace quantities in the mineral oils and carbon blacks used by the industry. The atmospheric concentrations present at various processes in this plant were measured on a daily basis over a period of two years, and the results obtained compared with results taken concurrently from an outside air station. It is shown that no significant quantities of benzo[a]pyrene are produced by tire manufacturing operations.  (+info)

Chronic diseases in the rubber industry. (4/673)

An overview is presented of epidemiologic studies of chronic diseases in the rubber industry. Analyses of the mortality experience during the period 1964-1972 of workers age 40-64 and retirees age 65-84 of two large rubber and tire manufacturing companies consistently disclosed excesses of deaths attributed to leukemia and lymphosarcoma, and for cancers of the stomach, large intestine, and prostate. The relation of site-specific malignancies to work histories and grouped occupational titles as surrogate measures of work-related exposures to possible carcinogens is described. There was no evidence of company-wide, sizable, consistent excess for the other major chronic diseases causes of death. Although a total cohort deficit in the mortality rate for lung cancer was found, there was a history of increased frequency of exposure to certain work areas among lung cancer decedents. Morbidity studies, including analysis of disability retirements, and ad hoc questionnaire and health testing surveys, disclosed excesses of chronic pulmonary diseases. There was evidence of an interactive effect in the association of work and smoking histories with pulmonary disability retirement.  (+info)

Mortality and cancer morbidity in a group of Swedish VCM and PCV production workers. (5/673)

The cohort of workers employed in a Swedish vinyl chloride/poly(vinyl chloride) plant since its start in the early 1940's has been followed for mortality and cancer morbidity patterns. Only 21 of the 771 persons could not be traced. Difficulties in establishing exposure levels at different work areas in the past makes an evaluation of dose-effect relationships impossible. A four- to fivefold excess of pancreas/liver tumors was found, including two cases later classified as angiosarcomas of the liver. The number of brain tumors and suicide do not deviate significantly from expected. Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, on the other hand, differ significantly from the expected. The discrepancies between previous reports on VCM/PVC workers and this report are discussed. The possible etiology of the cardiovascular deaths is also discussed.  (+info)

Clinical studies of styrene workers: initial findings. (6/673)

Styrene monomer is a high volume chemical used chiefly in production of polystyrene. A clinical survey of 493 production workers was undertaken at the oldest and largest monomer production, polymerization, and extrusion facility in the U.S. Relative exposure durations and levels were obtained from occupational histories. Significant differences between the high and low exposure groups were found with regard to history of acute prenarcotic symptoms, acute lower respiratory symptoms, prevalence of FEV 1/FV less than 75 per cent, and elevated GCTP. Other liver function tests, chest x-ray, FVC less than 80 per cent, and hematological parameters showed no distinct pattern. A concomitant mortality study has been mounted and is in progress.  (+info)

Malignant tumors of the liver and lungs in an area with a PVC industry. (7/673)

The incidence of malignant tumors of the lung and bronchus and of cytologically confirmed primary malignant tumor of the liver was analyzed for a 4-yr period in a city with several factories, including a PVC industry. Prior to the study two cases of angio-sarcoma of the liver were diagnosed in workers employed in PVC production. The total incidence of analyzed tumors was only slightly higher than predicted. The tumors of the liver recorded did not show any dependence on place of work or residence. During the period of observation, malignant tumors of the bronchus (lung) were not recorded in the PVC industry. Their rate in the area in which the PVC industry is situated was approximately the same as that for the entire city area. The study does not indicate that the occurrence of malignant tumors other than angiosarcoma is associated with exposure to vinyl chloride.  (+info)

Health hazards in the production and processing of some fibers, resins, and plastics in Bulgaria. (8/673)

Results of the toxicological studies of working conditions, general and professional morbidity, and complex examinations carried out on workers engaged in the production of polyamides, polyacrylonitrile fibers, polyester fibers and poly (vinyl chloride) resin, urea-formaldehyde glue, glass fibre materials and polyurethane resins are given. An extremely high occupational hazard for workers in the production of poly (vinyl chloride) resin and porous materials from polyurethane resins and urea-formaldehyde glue has been established. Cases of vinyl chloride disease, poisoning from formaldehyde, isocyanates, and styrene were noted. Prophylactic measures were taken in Bulgaria to lessen the occupational hazard in the productions as set forth included limitation of the work day to 6 hr, free food, additional bonus and leave, and annual physical examinations of workers.  (+info)

The chemical industry is a broad term that refers to the companies and organizations involved in the production or transformation of raw materials or intermediates into various chemical products. These products can be used for a wide range of applications, including manufacturing, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods. The chemical industry includes businesses that produce basic chemicals, such as petrochemicals, agrochemicals, polymers, and industrial gases, as well as those that manufacture specialty chemicals, such as dyestuffs, flavors, fragrances, and advanced materials. Additionally, the chemical industry encompasses companies that provide services related to the research, development, testing, and distribution of chemical products.

Hazardous substances, in a medical context, refer to agents that pose a risk to the health of living organisms. These can include chemicals, biological agents (such as bacteria or viruses), and physical hazards (like radiation). Exposure to these substances can lead to a range of adverse health effects, from acute symptoms like irritation and poisoning to chronic conditions such as cancer, neurological disorders, or genetic mutations.

The classification and regulation of hazardous substances are often based on their potential for harm, the severity of the associated health risks, and the conditions under which they become dangerous. These assessments help inform safety measures, exposure limits, and handling procedures to minimize risks in occupational, environmental, and healthcare settings.

Occupational diseases are health conditions or illnesses that occur as a result of exposure to hazards in the workplace. These hazards can include physical, chemical, and biological agents, as well as ergonomic factors and work-related psychosocial stressors. Examples of occupational diseases include respiratory illnesses caused by inhaling dust or fumes, hearing loss due to excessive noise exposure, and musculoskeletal disorders caused by repetitive movements or poor ergonomics. The development of an occupational disease is typically related to the nature of the work being performed and the conditions in which it is carried out. It's important to note that these diseases can be prevented or minimized through proper risk assessment, implementation of control measures, and adherence to safety regulations.

Occupational exposure refers to the contact of an individual with potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents as a result of their job or occupation. This can include exposure to hazardous substances such as chemicals, heavy metals, or dusts; physical agents such as noise, radiation, or ergonomic stressors; and biological agents such as viruses, bacteria, or fungi.

Occupational exposure can occur through various routes, including inhalation, skin contact, ingestion, or injection. Prolonged or repeated exposure to these hazards can increase the risk of developing acute or chronic health conditions, such as respiratory diseases, skin disorders, neurological damage, or cancer.

Employers have a legal and ethical responsibility to minimize occupational exposures through the implementation of appropriate control measures, including engineering controls, administrative controls, personal protective equipment, and training programs. Regular monitoring and surveillance of workers' health can also help identify and prevent potential health hazards in the workplace.

I believe there may be some confusion in your question. "Industry" is a general term that refers to a specific branch of economic activity, or a particular way of producing goods or services. It is not a medical term with a defined meaning within the field of medicine.

However, if you are referring to the term "industrious," which can be used to describe someone who is diligent and hard-working, it could be applied in a medical context to describe a patient's level of engagement and effort in their own care. For example, a patient who is conscientious about taking their medications as prescribed, following through with recommended treatments, and making necessary lifestyle changes to manage their condition might be described as "industrious" by their healthcare provider.

A Tobacco Industry is a commercial sector involved in the cultivation, production, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of tobacco and tobacco-related products. This can include growers who produce tobacco leaves, manufacturers who process the leaves into various forms (such as cigarettes, chewing tobacco, or snuff), and companies that market and distribute these products to consumers. It is important to note that the tobacco industry has been associated with significant health risks, as the use of tobacco products can lead to a range of serious health problems, including cancer, heart disease, and lung disease.

The "drug industry" is also commonly referred to as the "pharmaceutical industry." It is a segment of the healthcare sector that involves the research, development, production, and marketing of medications or drugs. This includes both prescription and over-the-counter medicines used to treat, cure, or prevent diseases and medical conditions in humans and animals.

The drug industry comprises various types of organizations, such as:

1. Research-based pharmaceutical companies: These are large corporations that focus on the research and development (R&D) of new drugs, clinical trials, obtaining regulatory approvals, manufacturing, and marketing their products globally. Examples include Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Roche, and Merck.

2. Generic drug manufacturers: After the patent for a brand-name drug expires, generic drug manufacturers can produce and sell a similar version of the drug at a lower cost. These companies must demonstrate that their product is bioequivalent to the brand-name drug in terms of safety, quality, and efficacy.

3. Biotechnology companies: These firms specialize in developing drugs using biotechnological methods, such as recombinant DNA technology, gene therapy, or monoclonal antibodies. Many biotech companies focus on specific therapeutic areas, like oncology, immunology, or neurology.

4. Contract research organizations (CROs): CROs provide various services to the drug industry, including clinical trial management, data analysis, regulatory affairs support, and pharmacovigilance. They work with both large pharmaceutical companies and smaller biotech firms to help streamline the drug development process.

5. Drug delivery system companies: These organizations focus on developing innovative technologies for delivering drugs more effectively and safely to patients. Examples include transdermal patches, inhalers, or long-acting injectables.

6. Wholesalers and distributors: Companies that purchase drugs from manufacturers and distribute them to pharmacies, hospitals, and other healthcare providers.

The drug industry plays a crucial role in improving public health by discovering, developing, and delivering new treatments for various diseases and medical conditions. However, it is also subject to criticism and regulation due to concerns about high drug prices, marketing practices, and the potential for conflicts of interest between industry and healthcare professionals.

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  • One of the first chemicals to be produced in large amounts through industrial processes was sulfuric acid. (
  • Should bio-based chemicals and materials be drop-in or do we need to start new molecules and processes and create new formulations to deal with new components? (
  • Improving chemicals management practices and processes to ensure safe and sustainable products throughout the supply chain. (
  • Due to the limitation of fossil fuels, the need for energy independence, as well as the environmental problem of the greenhouse gas effect, there is a large increasing interest in the research and development of chemical processes that require less capital investment and reduced operating costs and lead to high eco-efficiency. (
  • These are: further digitalization within our industry, circularity, and electrification of chemical processes. (
  • Third but maybe even more exciting, is the electrification of chemical processes. (
  • Key chemical processes need a lot of energy, this will not go away. (
  • Even though Chinese chemical companies are already global leaders in the production of a large variety of chemicals, their production processes often lag behind world standards with regard to yield, quality, safety, waste and other aspects. (
  • Providing the know-how and equipment to upgrade these processes should therefore be an opportunity for producers of chemical production equipment and related services, both for Chinese and for foreign companies. (
  • Due to the previous limited interest in this topic in China, there is substantial room for improvement via introduction of modern processes such as oxidative pretreatment, ultrasonic treatment of waste, or processes that recycle waste, such as the Deacon process for recovering chlorine from HCl-containing streams in the chemical industry. (
  • As the chemical formula of the plant-based VITA products matches that of existing Clariant surfactants substituting them into established production processes is easy. (
  • Chemicals, industrial processes and industries that are carcinogenic for humans associated with cancer in humans : IARC monographs, volumes 1 to 29, report of an IARC ad hoc working group which met in Lyon, 8-12, February 1982 to advise the Director, IARC, on chemicals, industrial processes and industries. (
  • To deliver on this promise our sector looks for any opportunity to formulate solutions that can address what we refer to as the "double twin transition" that is ahead of us: (1) the transition towards climate neutrality, (2) realizing a circular economy, (3) implementing the chemicals strategy for sustainability and (4) further digitalizing industry. (
  • A letter to Commission President Ursula von der Leyen , coordinated by the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) and co-signed by IFRA and 17 other industry associations, says that the development of the Chemical Strategy for Sustainability should not lead to a root-and-branch rethink of the EU's REACH chemicals legislation. (
  • The racecourse on which US chemical companies run has been dramatically altered in 2022, setting the trajectory for the next major change and greater sustainability in the chemical industry. (
  • With strong understanding of chemistry and the resources to make chemical innovation, the chemical industry is pivotal to environmental sustainability. (
  • That is why Clariant innovates to develop not only new chemical ingredients, but also to deliver the same high-performing ingredients that also deliver on sustainability. (
  • The alarming pace of environmental degradation necessitates the treatment of wastewater from the oil industry in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of human civilization . (
  • Various professionals are involved in the chemical industry including chemical engineers, chemists and lab technicians. (
  • Find career paths and learn what chemists do in industry jobs. (
  • The chemical industry comprises the companies that develop and produce industrial, specialty and other chemicals. (
  • Specialty chemicals are to-date largely produced in large batch reactors with typical volumes of tens to hundreds of thousands of gallons. (
  • The succinimide family of dispersants, as part of specialty chemicals segment, serves various industries including automotive, hydraulic fluids, and metalworking, and are till-date produced using large volume (~10k-50k gal) batch reactors with long batch times (~6-10 hr). (
  • This work showcases the potential of transitioning from batch to continuous process operation for large-volume chemical commodities within the specialty chemicals industry, using the PIBSA-based dispersants family as a model system. (
  • Industrial wastewater containing hazardous chemicals discharged into the Cihaur River, a tributary of the Citarum River. (
  • All Detox-committed brands are tackling the elimination of the 11 priority groups of hazardous chemicals identified by Greenpeace and regularly report on their presence in wastewater from suppliers mills, while a large majority have started adding more substances to their roadmap. (
  • Optimization of oil industry wastewater treatment system and proposing empirical correlations for chemical oxygen demand removal using electrocoagulation and predicting the system's performance by artificial neural network. (
  • Electrocoagulation has emerged as a promising method for optimizing the removal of chemical oxygen demand (COD) from wastewater obtained from oil refineries . (
  • Furthermore, an artificial neural network model was developed based on the experimental data to predict COD removal from wastewater generated by the oil industry . (
  • Chemicals and materials are ubiquitous in a modern-day lifestyle, and for chemical producers to operate in an evolving global geopolitical landscape, there will be a strong need to make fundamental changes, either proactively or reactively. (
  • Ethylene oxide is one of the most ubiquitous man-made chemicals in the United States, which accounts for about half of the world's production. (
  • Reader friendly resources namely relevant equations, diagrams, figures and references that reflect the current and upcoming heat pump technologies, will be of great help to all readers from the chemical and petrochemical industry, biorefineries and other related areas. (
  • This predicament raises the question of how the industry attempts to square increasing petrochemical production with the need to address environmental issues. (
  • The circular carbon imaginary thereby helps future-proof the petrochemical industry in legitimizing its carbon-intensive practises essential to the fossil world order and the plastic crisis. (
  • We are committed to a sustainable chemical industry. (
  • Therefore, in the current book, authors are focusing on use of heat pumps in the chemical industry, providing an overview of heat pump technology as applied in the chemical process industry, covering both theoretical and practical aspects: working principle, applied thermodynamics, theoretical background, numerical examples and case studies, as well as practical applications. (
  • To prevent morbidity and mortality resulting from unintentional releases of chemicals, public health authorities must know where these incidents occur and where the potential exists to prevent harm. (
  • Dangerous releases of chemicals can arise from technological incidents, natural disasters, conflicts and terrorism and may need international cooperation to deal with them. (
  • The late 19th century saw an explosion in both the quantity of production and the variety of chemicals that were manufactured. (
  • Although chemicals were made and used throughout history, the birth of the heavy chemical industry (production of chemicals in large quantities for a variety of uses) coincided with the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution. (
  • He opened the St Rollox Chemical Works, north of Glasgow, and production went from just 52 tons in 1799 to almost 10,000 tons just five years later. (
  • James Muspratt's chemical works in Liverpool and Charles Tennant's complex near Glasgow became the largest chemical production centres anywhere. (
  • How can (green) chemistry complement biotechnology in the production of chemicals and materials? (
  • Chemicals are indispensable for the production of pretty much everything we need to achieve those goals - from innovative construction materials to microchips. (
  • Hamburg, Germany - The new Greenpeace Germany report launched today - Destination Zero: seven years of Detoxing the clothing industry - shows how 80 fashion companies that committed to cut hazardous chemicals from their clothing production by 2020 have all achieved significant progress. (
  • We have made great progress in phasing out hazardous chemicals that pollute our waterways and environment - there has been a major paradigm shift in the clothing industry triggered by the Detox campaign, which now takes responsibility for their production instead of just their products," said Bunny McDiarmid, Executive Director of Greenpeace International. (
  • The Nanjing site is modeled on the Verbund concept originating from BASF s headquarters in Ludwigshafen, Germany the world s largest, single-company chemical production complex. (
  • Areas and drivers of demand for chemical production equipment in China (Fig. 1). (
  • While currently only about half of the chemical production plants in China are located in dedicated chemical parks, this share is to increase drastically to 2020, with some provinces having set targets of 90% or more. (
  • Finally, production of many chemicals is still very fragmented (for example, there are 158 producers of caustic soda), giving producers very limited pricing power and putting additional pressure on their costs. (
  • In combination, the forces of economics and regulation will compel many chemical producers in China to upgrade their equipment, with the two main objectives of being allowed to maintain production (something that is not necessarily given any longer, as some companies such as dye manufacturer Hubei Chuyuan have experienced) and to reduce production costs to increase competitiveness. (
  • A forced move to another site at a chemical park may give an additional incentive to use this disruption of production as an opportunity. (
  • Through all this and in an effort to maintain the availability of goods across the economy, the chemical (and other manufacturing industries) dedicated much attention to understanding the pandemic's impact on stocks (e.g. managing volumes or production location to match shifting demand) and flows (e.g. changing supply routes to guarantee supply of consumer goods or intermediates). (
  • The production of chemicals such as pharmaceuticals, vitamins, personal and household products is the traditional business of the chemical industry, but new challenges are being addressed to manufacture such products more efficiently. (
  • Novel production routes using catalysis or supercritical fluids, reduction of waste by-products, and control of product formulation are some of the key challenges which are being addressed within the Chemical Industries theme. (
  • Cosmetics and personal care, agrochemicals 4 , food additives for animals and chemicals for exploration and production are among the segments with better competitive conditions, which we define as segments where the size of the Brazilian market is attractive for investments in local production. (
  • In addition, investment opportunities in the production of chemicals in Brazil, using alternative technologies from renewable sources (notably biomass) could contribute US$15 billion to US$35 billion in revenue for the industry in 2030, positively impacting the Brazilian trade balance. (
  • It is used in the production of sulfuric acid and other chemicals, and explosives. (
  • With mounting calls to cap fossil fuel extraction as well as plastics production, the industry appears to be caught between a rock and a hard place. (
  • Garabrant is currently working on a multimillion-dollar study for Dow Chemical, which is the world's largest producer of ethylene oxide. (
  • By John Richardson ONE interpretation of the rise in the HSBC China Purchasing Managers Index to a 13-month high in November is that next year promises a strong recovery in the world's most-important chemicals market. (
  • Our 2023 chemical industry outlook explores four trends that are top of mind for business leaders in the year ahead. (
  • Heading into 2023, the chemical industry is in a strong financial position. (
  • In this Q&A with Cefic President Martin Brudermüller, he describes how the chemical industry is catalyzing solutions and the innovation pathway he's championing in Europe: not only for current turbulent times but also for the industry's circular and climate-neutral future. (
  • The chemical and advanced materials industry has been shaped by long-term, stable trends, like its pattern of feedstocks, the evolutionary perfection of technologies, the incremental capacity investments that shift the industry's centre of gravity to new regions and balance economic cycles. (
  • Shale gas is driving the chemical industry's growth because it's a feedstock and it isn't derived from crude oil. (
  • Chemical innovation is at the heart of Europe's transformation towards a circular and climate-neutral future. (
  • Innovation is the life blood of the chemical industry. (
  • Because industries using and/or producing chemicals are located in close proximity to populated areas, U.S. residents are at risk for unintentional chemical exposures. (
  • Targeting chemical incident prevention and preparedness activities towards these five industries provides an efficient use of resources for reducing chemical exposures. (
  • Search for individual chemicals, energy or fertilizers commodities to learn more about the pricing, news and analysis we offer. (
  • Detox companies and Greenpeace agree that eliminating hazardous chemicals usage is an essential step to achieve a circular economy for textiles that avoids the endless recirculation of toxics through recycled materials. (
  • While we are extremely happy to see the progress of Detox companies towards cleaning up their supply chains, 85% of the textile industry is still not doing enough to eliminate hazardous chemicals and improve factory working conditions. (
  • The Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance (HSEES) system was operated by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry during January 1991-September 2009 to collect data that would enable researchers to describe the public health consequences of chemical releases and to develop activities aimed at reducing the harm from such releases. (
  • As the United States has become more industrialized and the use of chemicals has increased, the likelihood of unintentional releases of hazardous materials also has increased (1,2). (
  • The Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance (HSEES) system database provides information on the characteristics and spatial and temporal dimensions of hazardous chemical releases within the states that participated in the surveillance system. (
  • The effects of exposure to any hazardous substance depend on the dose, the duration, how you are exposed, personal traits and habits, and whether other chemicals are present. (
  • Improving quality of life demands the supply of increasing amounts of energy and consumer chemicals, whilst at the same time global warming has become a major cause for concern. (
  • In fact, this focus on environmental protection, which is also one of the five key points of the current Five-Year Plan (2016-2020), already has a strong impact on China´s chemical industry. (
  • It responds to the stated need to assess and manage chemicals more effectively in order to achieve the 2020 goal, articulated in paragraph 23 of the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation,1 for the sound management of chemicals. (
  • BASF-YPC Co. Ltd. is a 50-50 joint venture between BASF and Sinopec that produces 1.7 million metric tons of high-quality chemicals and polymers per year for the rapidly growing Chinese market. (
  • They cover not only certain diseases but also biological (zoonotic, food safety and other infectious hazards), chemical, radiological or nuclear hazards. (
  • National Conversation partners are developing a community conversation toolkit to assist community leaders in convening local meetings on public health and chemical exposure in order to gain Community-level input into the National Conversation. (
  • With increasing pressure in Europe, USA and elsewhere to move towards bio-based chemicals it is essential that we underpin the bio-economy with sound and well debated science and technology and that we embrace key chemical technologies including catalysis. (
  • How can modern chemical catalysis be exploited in the area? (
  • Can we fully exploit heterogeneous catalysis in the conversion of biomass to chemicals? (
  • Can we integrate bio- and chemo-technologies such as bio- and chemical catalysis? (
  • The plastics industry contains some overlap, as some chemical companies produce plastics as well as chemicals. (
  • Consumer industries are adapting to these preferences by pledging to increase the percentage of recycled and bio-based content in their supply chains. (
  • As part of this work, we highlight how more profound changes to the industry trends landscape are evolving, and why this is prompting a re-evaluation of established management practices. (
  • Photograph of explosives barge Lady McGowan, Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd. (
  • Image shows the explosives barge Lady McGowan, Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd., pulled up alongside M.V. Kabala, Elder Dempster, at Milford Haven, Wales. (
  • As the chemical process industry is among the most energy demanding sectors, chemical engineers are endeavoring to contribute towards sustainable future. (
  • Acute chemical incidents in these five industries resulted in serious public health implications including the need for evacuations, morbidity, and mortality. (
  • This report summarizes data for the top five industries resulting in injuries from acute chemical incidents occurring in selected states during 1999-2008 and is a part of a comprehensive surveillance summary (3). (
  • Public and environmental health and safety practitioners, worker representatives, emergency planners, preparedness coordinators, industry managers, emergency responders, and others who prepare for or respond to chemical incidents can use the findings in this report to prepare for and prevent chemical incidents and injuries. (
  • Short-term management has been key to managing chemical supply during the pandemic, but long-term trends are equally important. (
  • Citing the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and of new British chemicals rules in the light of the UK's withdrawal from the EU, the letter calls on the Commission to continue to back the world-leading REACH system. (
  • This movement is encouraged by end-user concerns over security of supply (of products based on traditional but diminishing feedstocks), legislation forcing substitution of many common (typically petroleum-based) chemicals, new standards for bio-based products designed to stimulate the markets in Europe and the USA, incentives (e.g. the US bio-preferred programme) and consumer pressure. (
  • Sulfuric acid began to be used as a more efficient agent as well as lime by the middle of the century, but it was the discovery of bleaching powder by Charles Tennant that spurred the creation of the first great chemical industrial enterprise. (
  • These huge factories began to produce a greater diversity of chemicals as the Industrial Revolution matured. (
  • People generally are exposed to this chemical from vehicle and industrial air pollution, cosmetic and skin care product residue, and fumigated food, including spices, cocoa, flour and dried fruit. (
  • The study also seeks to contribute to the design of instruments and actions of an industrial policy for the chemical industry. (
  • The scope of the Strategic Approach includes (a) environmental, economic, social, health and labour aspects of chemical safety and (b) agricultural and industrial chemicals, with a view to promoting sustainable development and covering chemicals at all stages of their life-cycle, including in products. (
  • Most of the harmful effects of zinc oxide come from breathing in the gas form of zinc oxide at industrial sites in the chemical or welding industry. (
  • Global chemical producers need to focus on their stated objectives of emissions reduction to meet their 2030 goals, starting with Scope 1 and 2 emissions and, in many cases, driving noticeable reductions across Scope 3 as well. (
  • The laws regulating the allowable emissions of chemical plants are getting stricter, and their scope increases. (
  • The worked-out examples have been included to instruct students, engineers and process designers about how to design various heat pumps used in the industry. (
  • The manufacture of chemical products from fossil fuels began at scale in the early 19th century. (
  • The chemical, a known carcinogen, is used as a pesticide and a medical equipment sterilizer, and to produce polyester, antifreeze and other products. (
  • Modernizing and repairing the nation's transportation infrastructure is critical for U.S. chemical companies, which rely on highways, railroads, and ports to deliver their products to customers. (
  • Whether you look at the supply chains for microchips, battery materials for electric vehicle or medicines, - all of them are heavily relying on chemistry and chemical products. (
  • In terms of digitalization, data mining, and analysis, blockchain technology, combined with artificial intelligence, promise better, faster decisions, greater efficiency, and more transparency in our sector - think about predictive toxicology to understand the safety profile of chemicals early on in the research stage, enabling safe by design products! (
  • 72% report having achieved the complete elimination of per- and polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) from products, while the remaining 28% are making good progress towards elimination. (
  • To help reverse this situation, the study proposed through the Public Call for Proposals BNDES/FEP No. 03/2011 seeks to identify and evaluate opportunities to diversify the Brazilian chemical industry, with emphasis on higher value-added chemical products, the strengthening and expansion of commodity chains, and the development and implementation of new technologies. (
  • aspects of the safety of the chemical and products are regulated by a domestic food or pharmaceutical authority or arrangement. (
  • At higher levels for shorter periods of exposure, the CDC says the problems the chemical causes "may be more severe. (
  • The coal tar and ammoniacal liquor residues of coal gas manufacture for gas lighting began to be processed in 1822 at the Bonnington Chemical Works in Edinburgh to make naphtha, pitch oil (later called creosote), pitch, lampblack (carbon black) and sal ammoniac (ammonium chloride). (
  • There is a rapid growth of interest in the use of renewable resources, and in particular bio-resources for the manufacture of future, sustainable chemicals and materials. (
  • The letter also encourages the Commission to create a new multi-stakeholder platform that would facilitate a structured dialogue between the Commission, member states, representatives of the European Parliament, and experts from industry, downstream users, consumer organizations and NGOs. (
  • In response to this need, a Regional Consultation was held on Strengthening National Capacities of Preparedness and Response to Chemical Events as required under the International Health Regulations 2005. (
  • WASHINGTON (June 16, 2006) -- More than 20 worker and public health advocates have signed onto a Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) letter asking the Environmental Protection Agency to reject industry scientists the agency is considering for an advisory board reviewing ethylene oxide. (
  • Gargas, Kirman and Teta, for example, have consulted for the American Chemistry Council's Ethylene Oxide Industry Council. (
  • Moore, senior director for policy analysis and economics at the American Chemistry Council (ACC,, Washington, D.C. says, "Shale gas continues to be strong and drive the chemical industry. (
  • On the other hand, in-depth assessment missions carried out in different Member States suggested that national and regional capabilities in chemical event handling may be better than suggested by the IHR self-assessments in 2012 and 2013 and that there was a need to revisit the assessment in the presence of all chemical safety partners and other stakeholders. (
  • Chemical producers can play a crucial role in effectively tackling climate change. (
  • Results of search for 'su:{Chemical industry. (
  • 72% of Detox committed brands are working towards disclosing their suppliers lists down to Tier2/Tier3 wet processing, where the biggest use of chemicals and most water pollution occurs. (
  • Despite this proximity, local residents seem to be indifferent to the threat of toxic pollution and chemical explosions, even though they are aware of the dangers. (
  • A. There are three developments that I'm especially fascinated about, and I believe will have a big impact on the chemical industry in the next decades to come. (
  • Are these changes temporary or will they alter even the structures that have supported the activities of the chemical industry for decades? (
  • U.S. chemicals are the most competitive in decades," Martha More says. (
  • Between 2000 and 2006, the trade balance of the chemical industry in Brazil remained relatively stable, with an annual deficit between US$6 billion and US$9 billion. (
  • The chemical industry must embrace a broader view of resilience. (
  • Used for the chemical preparation of molecules in vitro. (
  • How can (green) chemistry help the bio-energy (including bio-fuel) industries? (
  • I want to get the latest chemistry news from C&EN in my inbox every week. (
  • I am also proud to work for the industry whose contribution will be key to deliver on the European Green Deal goals and support EU's "open strategic autonomy" for key value chains. (
  • The Strategic Approach aims inter alia to meet the concern that chemicals continue to contaminate the environment worldwide, impairing the health and welfare of millions. (
  • Are we ready to respond to chemical events of international health concern? (
  • Condition monitoring is an essential element of asset management in the energy and utilities industry. (
  • Other major gaps, such as the absence of poison centres and up-to-date national chemical profiles, have been identified among the low-income countries and those affected by conflict: Afghanistan, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. (
  • At the same time, our European chemical industry has the ambition to become climate neutral by 2050. (
  • The Strategic Approach was completed and adopted by the International Conference on Chemicals Management (Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4-6 February 2006), whose participants included representatives of 151 governments, nine organizations of the United Nations system, eight intergovernmental organizations and 47 nongovernmental organizations. (
  • Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals and UNDP, to form an implementation committee for projects financed by the Quick Start Programme Trust Fund and decided to establish the Quick Start Programme Executive Board, consisting of two government representatives from each of the United Nations regions and all the bilateral and multilateral donors and other contributors to the Programme. (
  • Cost pressure on producers of chemicals is increasing as there is overcapacity for many chemicals, and as the markets do no longer grow at the very high rates of the recent past, this overcapacity issue will not vanish easily. (
  • Breathing low levels of the chemical over months or years can cause eye, skin and lung irritation as well as headaches, nausea, vomiting, memory loss and numbness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (
  • Prevention of chemical accidents : the health dimension / contributers, C. R. Krishna Murti, J. Rantanen, E. Somers. (
  • The study identified and ranked 66 segments of the chemical industry in groups: primary, secondary and tertiary, based on Brazil's potential competitiveness in each of them. (
  • The International Fragrance Association, founded in 1973, represents the interests of the fragrance industry worldwide. (
  • Unlimited access to 5M market research reports and statistics across 2,000 vertical industries and 180 countries. (
  • some that will inevitably challenge chemical company strategists to adjust their roadmaps and strategic plans. (
  • This analysis focuses on the top five industries with injured persons. (
  • In the coming year, chemical companies will likely have to plan for challenges-from global inflation to oil price volatility. (
  • In addition to better industry collaboration, Greenpeace is calling for local and global regulations and for the chemical industry to take more responsibility for developing safer alternatives. (
  • Long-term trends forecasting in the chemical industry now must take place in parallel to preparing for global risks. (
  • Two stakeholders meetings in 2012 and 2013 identified gaps and challenges in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) in implementing IHR core capacities concerning chemical events. (
  • Gaps related to coordination, surveillance and clinical response to chemical events are common among several Member States in the Region and can be considered as regional gaps. (
  • When these tariffs were repealed, the British soda industry was able to rapidly expand. (