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FDA to propose rules for antibacterial soap safety regulation

December 19, 2013
One of the most commonly used ingredients in antibacterial soap has been linked to hormonal imbalances and antibiotic resistance, FDA says.
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Global polyurethane foams market to be worth almost $62 billion in 2018

December 18, 2013
The global polyurethane foams market is predicted to reach total revenue of $61.9 billion in 2018, up on the $40.1 billion recorded in 2012.
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US Chemical Safety Board calls for changes in refinery regulation

December 18, 2013
Oil refinery regulation needs to be dramatically reformed to ensure operators implement better safety practices in facilities, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board has stated in a draft report, released in relation to the incident at Chevron's Richmond, Calif., refinery last year.
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We saw it at the Chem Show in New York City

December 17, 2013
It was cold walking the streets to the Jacob Javits Center for last week’s Chem Show. Inside, a warm feeling pervaded as tough times are past and the industry outlook is modestly upbeat. The idea that consumers want a solution, not a product, is not a new one. But there is a quickening of the pace at which various plant functions are being out-sourced to third parties.
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An industrial taxonomy extended to the process industries

December 3, 2013
Allows assessment of capabilities, including those of your suppliers
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Cabot Corp. to invest $84 million in air pollution control systems

November 25, 2013
Boston-based chemicals and performance materials company Cabot Corp. has agreed to pay a $975,000 civil penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at three facilities.
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California chemical plant leak sickens 70 workers

November 25, 2013
The incident at the Solvay Chemicals plant in Carson, Calif., occurred when a scrubber machine malfunctioned and leaked sulfuric acid.
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Degradable plastics have detrimental effects on plastics recyclates, study finds

November 20, 2013
Adding even small quantities of degradable plastics to plastic recyclates could lead to unexpected changes that could be described as "detrimental," according to a new study.
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2013 Breakthrough Products on display in NYC at December’s Chem Show

November 19, 2013
Even for those especially adverse to the cold, the allure of Christmastime in Manhattan, as so lusciously depicted in the Hollywood movies, is a powerful one.
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US chemical production falls slightly in September

November 15, 2013
Chemical production activity in the United States dropped by 0.4% in September, following a revised 0.2% decline in August.
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