• Are healthcare workers exposed to chemical?   Healthcare workers deal with a lot of strong chemicals in their day to day work and the impact is often overlooked.   Various studies demonstrated that over a period of time, healthcare workers do get these chemicals in their own systems.   To minimize the health risks healthcare […]

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  • Labels are critical for organizations dealing with pest management. Along with labels, access to the relevant SDS is necessary to provide all the necessary data point to customers. The challenge is to integrate the label and SDS information along with the executed service order and present them to the users in a seamless fashion proving […]

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  • A new method shows promise for field identification of organic chemical contamination.  Researchers at the University of Texas, Austin, applied a lanthanide metal-organic framework (MOF) to a slide and, after dipping it in a sample, excited it with light at particular frequencies, and were to able to identify the emission signature of at least 18 […]

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  • Researchers in chemistry and the life sciences use of tens of thousands of different reagents. The reactivity of any given pair or group of reagents may not be well known or completely predictable. To aid researchers the Pistoia Alliance, a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting research in both industry and academic institutions, has […]

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  • Several states in the U.S. supplement national regulation of toxic chemicals. Maine, Oregon, Vermont and Washington have a requirement for chemicals on their hazard priority list to be reported if they are present in consumer products intended for children. This places a duty on the manufacturer or importer to alert consumers that the product they […]

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