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May 13, 2011
Dow Microbial Control says it has opened a customer application center in Melbourne to serve the growing microbial control market in the region, particularly as Australia and New...
April 5, 2011
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Bolingbrook, IL) says it has signed an memorandum of understanding with International Specialty Products to develop and commercialize renewable waxes and derivatives as biocide carriers for wood plastic composite materials....
February 18, 2011
In 2011, key BWA launches include antiscalants exhibiting 4-5 times more biodegradeability than industry standards, and a new biocide that is both cheaper and more effective for end users....
February 10, 2011
Antimicrobial ingredients are facing increased regulatory and public scrutiny over concerns that they could be damaging to the environment, disruptive to the human endocrine system, and may encourage drug-resistance....
September 3, 2010
The facilities impacted are located at New Castle, DE; Cheshire, CT; and Conley, GA...
June 1, 2010
The report says that, among the larger market size applications, specialty films, printed circuit boards, IC process chemicals, engineering thermoplastics, and construction chemicals will grow fastest....
March 25, 2010
Potassium Ferrate is also now available in kilogram quantities, which process developers Ferratec and Battelle hope will drive new uses for the formerly pricey chemical....
March 3, 2010
Arch Chemicals says it will incorporate Syngenta's Sporgard fungicide into its biocides for paints, coatings, and other building products....
August 25, 2009
Lanxess India (Thane), a Lanxess subsidiary, says it will expand its manufacturing plant at Madurai, India, in order to more than double the monthly production capacity of its material...
June 15, 2009
The market for biocides was just under $2 billion in 2008, with $130 million used in household, industrial, and institutional cleaning....
June 12, 2009
The proposed law aims to improve safety, partly by phasing out the most hazardous biocide products....
April 8, 2009
Demand for disinfectant and anti-microbial chemicals will increase 3.6%/year to be worth $1.2 billion in 2013, according to a study by Freedonia Group (Cleveland, OH), a market...
April 2, 2009
The U.K.’s High Court has delayed its ruling on whether U.K. couch retailers must pay out more than £10 million (£14.3 million) in compensation for allegedly causing...
March 9, 2009
The industrialization of India is expected to push the average growth rate for biocides to 9.1%/year, according to a new study by Kline & Co. (Little Falls, N.J.). Drivers of...
February 9, 2009
The European Commission plans to propose a ban on the use of the biocide dimethylfumarate (DMF) in all consumer products sold in the European Union (EU). The EU’s biocidal...
November 10, 2008
International Specialty Products (ISP) and masterbatch producer Kafrit Industries (Tel Aviv) are considering the possibility of jointly developing the use of ISP’s biocides in...
July 29, 2008
M&A as well as expansions in emerging regions are fueling investments in the $3 billion-$4 billion global biocides market. Meanwhile, producers are raising prices and some are...
April 7, 2008
Dow Biocides, a business unit of Dow, says it will cancel off-list prices for all glutaraldehyde products and grades, effective April 1 or as contracts allow. Global glutaraldehyde is...
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