• The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in the implementation of its Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulations, seeks to evaluate chemicals for their permeability through skin.  ECHA also has a goal to reduce testing of chemicals using animals, or in vitro research.  The alternative is to use computer modeling to predict skin permeability.  […]

    This entry was posted on Monday, September 25th, 2017 By admin
  •   Historic floods in the area of Houston, Texas caused by heavy rains accompanying Hurricane Harvey resulted in high water at a chemical plant operated by Arkema near Crosby, Texas.  As a result of the flooding at the Arkema site, power was lost, so that organic peroxides requiring cold temperatures for stability (-18 C) began […]

    This entry was posted on Monday, September 18th, 2017 By admin