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June 3, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has called for a total of 43 testing proposals for 20 substances, including octene, diisodecyl sebacate, potassium tetrafluoroborate, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-requests-testing-proposals-for-20-substances_61518.html
June 2, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that transfluthrin has been added to the registry of intentions for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH). The registration...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Reach-Transfluthrin-to-be-submitted-for-CLH_61482.html
June 2, 2014
The European Commission has outlined a possible approach to promote regulatory convergence and recognition in the chemical sector under the negotiations with the United States as part...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/European-Commission-outlines-position-for-chemicals-within-TTIP-negotiations_61451.html
May 30, 2014
Westlake Chemical says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Vinnolit Holdings (Ismaning, Germany) and its subsidiary companies from Advent International, a private equity firm....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Westlake-Chemical-to-buy-PVC-producer-Vinnolit_61421.html
May 30, 2014
Cefic says that chemical industry output increased in the European Union by 3.1% in the first quarter compared with the corresponding quarter of last year—the fourth consecutive...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Output-grows-in-Europe-for-fourth-consecutive-quarter_61422.html
May 30, 2014
The European Commission has published formal notification that companies wishing to market hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the European Union in 2015 must register and submit an...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EU-asks-companies-to-apply-for-HFC-quotas_61423.html
May 30, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that its performance products business has acquired Auxquimia (Mieres, Spain), a company that produces firefighting foams and fire...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ICL-acquisition_61424.html
May 30, 2014
Clariant has completed the previously announced sale of its leather services business to Stahl (Waalwijk, Netherlands). Stahl, majority-owned by investment company Wendel Group...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Clariant-closes-sale_61425.html
May 30, 2014
Titan Group (Omsk, Russia) has increased its polypropylene (PP) capacity at Omsk through a technology upgrade, the company says. Capacity has increased by 25%, from about 180,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Russia-PP-start-up_61426.html
May 30, 2014
Ineos has agreed with Evergas (Copenhagen) to expand, from four to six vessels, Ineos’s order for a series of ethane carriers that are under construction in China. Ineos signed...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Ineos-orders-two-additional-ethane-carriers_61427.html
May 30, 2014
Rockwood has completed the acquisition of a 49% stake in lithium producer Talison Lithium (Perth, Australia), now a joint venture in which China’s Chengdu Tianqi Industry Group...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Rockwood-completes-purchase-of-Talison-stake_61435.html
May 30, 2014
Members of the Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA) welcomed chief executives of 15 global chemical companies to Tokyo on 29 May at the biannual meeting of the board of directors...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ICCA-board-meets-in-Tokyo-on-Responsible-Care-charter_61436.html
May 30, 2014
Air Liquide says it has been awarded a major, long-term contract in China by CEC Panda Flat Panel Display Technology Co. to supply ultrapure carrier molecules to Air Liquide’s first...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Air-Liquide-signs-gases-deal-with-China-displays-maker_61437.html
May 30, 2014
Solazyme (South San Francisco), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, says its first commercial-scale asset—a $140-million, 100,000-m.t./year joint venture facility with Bunge at...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Solazyme-plant-start-up_61438.html
May 30, 2014
HF Chlor Alkali has selected the Ineos Bichlor bipolar electrolyzers for a previously announced chlor-alkali plant now under construction at Eddyville, lA. The plant is being built...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Ineos-chlor-alkali-deal_61439.html
May 30, 2014
Sadara Chemical Co. (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, has appointed Massimiliano Leopardi, as chief financial officer. Leopardi is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Sadara-names-new-CFO_61440.html
May 30, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), a leading producer of flavors and fragrances used in consumer products, says that Doug Tough will be stepping down as CEO, effective 1 September....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/IFF-names-Bayer-HealthCare-executive-as-new-CEO_61441.html
May 29, 2014
Cefic says in its latest chemicals trends report, published today, that quarterly output in the European chemical industry increased for the fourth consecutive period. Chemical output...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EU-chemical-output-grows-for-fourth-consecutive-quarter_61358.html
May 27, 2014
The European Commission has published formal notification today that companies wishing to market hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the European Union in 2015 must register and submit an...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/European-Commission-asks-companies-to-apply-for-HFC-quotas-by-1-July_61315.html
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