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US Congress considers bill to increase impact of IRIS risk assessments - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-12-06 11:18
US Congress considers bill to increase impact of IRIS risk assessments  Chemical Watch

Congress is considering a measure that would expand the regulatory heft of assessments completed under the US EPA's Integrated Risk Information System ...

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European Council of Ministers backs third revision to CMD - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-12-06 10:37
European Council of Ministers backs third revision to CMD  Chemical Watch

Trilogues with Commission and Parliament expected in January.

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Echa round-up - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-12-06 10:02
Echa round-up  Chemical Watch

Seac adopts restriction Opinion on C9-C14 PFCAs Echa's Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (Seac) adopted its final Opinion to restrict the manufacturing, ...

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Despite faulty EPA testing, Illinois Democrats look to crack down on ethylene oxide - Illinois News Network

Thu, 2018-12-06 09:43
Despite faulty EPA testing, Illinois Democrats look to crack down on ethylene oxide  Illinois News Network

Even though the Environmental Protection Agency has admitted they had overestimated how much ethylene oxide was being released from a facility in ...

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Even by the standards of poor countries, India is alarmingly filthy - The Economist

Thu, 2018-12-06 09:41
Even by the standards of poor countries, India is alarmingly filthy  The Economist

INDIA STINKS. If at this misty time of year its capital, Delhi, smells as if something is burning, that is because many things are: the carcinogenic diesel that ...

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Valley Stream firefighters to get cancer coverage - liherald.com

Thu, 2018-12-06 09:27
Valley Stream firefighters to get cancer coverage  liherald.com

All 250 of Valley Stream's firefighters will be eligible for cancer coverage when New York States Volunteer Firefighter Enhanced Cancer Disability Law goes into ...

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California extends consultation on Prop 65 clarifying amendments - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-12-06 08:48
California extends consultation on Prop 65 clarifying amendments  Chemical Watch

California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (Oehha) has scheduled a public hearing and extended the consultation on proposed ...

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Fluorinated compounds in cosmetic products | Research - Chemistry World

Thu, 2018-12-06 08:45
Fluorinated compounds in cosmetic products | Research  Chemistry World

Moisturisers, shaving foam and foundation investigated as sources of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

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Blood pressure medicine recall expanded after cancer-causing chemical discovered - WKBN.com

Thu, 2018-12-06 07:42
Blood pressure medicine recall expanded after cancer-causing chemical discovered  WKBN.com

(WCMH) - Pharmaceutical firm Mylan announced that it is expanding its voluntary nationwide recall of blood pressure medication after detecting trace amounts ...

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Toy Slime Health Hazards: What You Need to Know - Healthline

Thu, 2018-12-06 07:41
Toy Slime Health Hazards: What You Need to Know  Healthline

If you've spent any time shopping for your kids this holiday season or watching videos with them on YouTube, then you know that toy slime is having a moment.

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More protection for workers: Council agrees to reduce the exposure to 5 carcinogens - EU News

Thu, 2018-12-06 06:23
More protection for workers: Council agrees to reduce the exposure to 5 carcinogens  EU News

The Council today adopted its position on a proposal for a directive whose aim is to reduce the exposure levels for 5 carcinogenic chemical agents - cadmium, ...

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Kerry and Renaissance BioScience commercialize acrylamide-reducing yeast enzyme ingredient - FoodIngredientsFirst

Thu, 2018-12-06 04:34
Kerry and Renaissance BioScience commercialize acrylamide-reducing yeast enzyme ingredient  FoodIngredientsFirst

06 Dec 2018 --- Taste & Nutrition company Kerry has signed a licensing agreement with Renaissance BioScience Corp to supply the latter's Acryleast, ...

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VClean takes on dry cleaning industry with cheaper rates from as little as £2.50 an item - This is Money

Thu, 2018-12-06 01:32
VClean takes on dry cleaning industry with cheaper rates from as little as £2.50 an item  This is Money

VDrop is a cost effective and eco-friendly alternative where customers can have their items dry-cleaned within 24-hours through drop and go 'vending machines' ...

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VClean takes on dry cleaning industry with cheaper rates from as little as £2.50 an item - This is Money

Thu, 2018-12-06 01:32
VClean takes on dry cleaning industry with cheaper rates from as little as £2.50 an item  This is Money

VDrop is a cost effective and eco-friendly alternative where customers can have their items dry-cleaned within 24-hours through drop and go 'vending machines' ...

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Idling a waste of gas and money - Prince George Citizen

Thu, 2018-12-06 01:00
Idling a waste of gas and money  Prince George Citizen

One of the most important chemical reactions is combustion. It requires three things: a fuel, an oxidant and a source of ignition.

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Indian shares fall over 1 pct; financials drag - Reuters

Thu, 2018-12-06 00:28
Indian shares fall over 1 pct; financials drag  Reuters

Indian shares fell more than 1 percent on Thursday, a day after the central bank decided to hold interest rates in light of easing inflation to support the economy.

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Bond committee approves high-tech laundry equipment for firefighter gear - Mohave Valley News

Thu, 2018-12-06 00:25
Bond committee approves high-tech laundry equipment for firefighter gear  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Bullhead City Fire Department leaders are continuing their efforts to reduce fire crews' risk of cancer. They got the fire district's bond ...

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Raising crops in arsenic contaminated soil - The Hindu

Wed, 2018-12-05 22:08
Raising crops in arsenic contaminated soil  The Hindu

The chemical is carcinogenic and is naturally found in water supplies and soil, particularly in parts of North-east India and Bangladesh.

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Treating occupational cancers in general practice - RACGP

Wed, 2018-12-05 22:07
Treating occupational cancers in general practice  RACGP

Even in the face of greater awareness of preventive measures, Australia's rates of occupational cancers have not declined. News teaser. Occupational cancers ...

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The carcinogenic role of untranslated RNAs - Research Matters

Wed, 2018-12-05 20:08
The carcinogenic role of untranslated RNAs  Research Matters

Researchers from the National Centre for Cell Science, Pune and Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar, have identified a novel ...

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