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February 21, 2014
Biobased plastics firm Cereplast (Seymour, IN) announced on 17 February that it has filed for Chapter 11 protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Bioplastics-maker-Cereplast-files-for-bankruptcy_59006.html
February 20, 2014
Cefic has called for competitive energy and an affordable climate policy, on the eve of a European Council meeting on competitiveness. Gas and electricity costs in the United States...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Cefic-Europe-needs-competitive-energy-and-an-affordable-climate-policy_58945.html
February 20, 2014
The European Commission says that it welcomes measures adopted by the European Union's council of ministers today to better protect workers from risks linked to exposure to chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/European-Commission-welcomes-measures-to-protect-workers-against-exposure-to-hazardous-chemicals_58941.html
February 14, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Pisa, Italy) has opened a public consultation on a draft scientific opinion on dietary reference values for niacin (nicotinic acid, or...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EFSA-launches-public-consultation-on-dietary-reference-values-for-niacin_58835.html
February 13, 2014
The chemical sector in the European Union remains "fragile" despite output growth of 2.8% in November 2013, Cefic says. Output fell 0.2% for January–November 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Cefic-EU-chemical-sector-faces-fragile-recovery_58798.html
February 13, 2014
Five new intentions and two new submissions for harmonized classification and labeling have been added to the Registry of Intentions, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/-ECHA-adds-substances-to-registry-of-intentions-under-Reach_58792.html
February 13, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened public consultations on applications for authorization for the use of diarsenic trioxide, and the pigments lead chromate...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-opens-public-consultations-on-authorization-of-diarsenic-trioxide-lead-chromate-pigments_58779.html
February 11, 2014
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) has announced leadership changes in its business units in Eastern Europe. Simo Laitala has resigned as head/Russia, effective 11...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Tikkurila-makes-leadership-changes-in-Eastern-Europe_58743.html
February 11, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on a proposal for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) of chloralose (anhydroglucochloral). The hazard...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-invites-comments-for-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-of-chloralose_58733.html
February 11, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on potential candidates for substitution of six active substances. If the evaluating competent authority...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-potential-candidates-for-substitution-of-six-active-substances_58729.html
February 10, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has proposed five substances of very high concern (SVHC) for authorization to the European Commission: N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-proposes-five-SVHCs-for-authorization_58699.html
February 10, 2014
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) reports an operating loss of €4.2 million ($5.73 million) in the fourth quarter 2014 compared with an operating loss of €3.2...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Tikkurila-reports-4-2-percent-operating-loss-sales-drop-4-percent-in-fourth-quarter-2013_58693.html
February 7, 2014
EMS Group (Domat/Ems, Switzerland) says earnings before interest and tax (Ebit) for full-year 2013 jumped 15.4% to reach 369 million Swiss Francs ($409 million), compared with...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EMS-Group-reports-record-2013-net-sales-Ebit_58675.html
February 7, 2014
Lenzing (Lenzing, Austria) says it has appointed Robert van de Kerkhof to its management board, with effect 1 May. Van de Kerkhof will serve as chief commercial officer, with...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Lenzing-appoints-van-de-Kerkhof-as-member-of-management-board_58670.html
February 7, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals has announced a major restructuring in response to volatility in the polyurethane and phenol markets. Mitsui’s board has approved the restructuring, which will...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Mitsui-announces-major-restructuring-in-Japan_58632.html
February 7, 2014
Johnson Matthey has announced the appointment of its next CEO and reported strong results for the company's fiscal third quarter, covering 1 October 2013 through 29 January 2014....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Johnson-Matthey-appoints-CEO-earnings-rise_58633.html
February 7, 2014
DuPont has announced a share repurchase program worth $5-billion—about 9% of the the company’s market cap—with $2 billion expected in 2014. “Given our cash position, strong...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/DuPont-share-buyback_58648.html
February 7, 2014
Cytec Industries has announced that, effective 31 December 2014, v.p. and CFO David Drillock will retire from Cytec after 36 years with the company and its predecessor American...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Cytec-CFO-to-retire_58649.html
February 7, 2014
Linde North America says it has completed constructing a specialty gases plant at Hammond, IN. The plant complements the current industrial and medical gas filling facilities and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Linde-US-expansion_58650.html
February 7, 2014
Solvay’s subsidiary Rhodia and Premiere Fibers Inc. (Ansonville, NC), have agreed to jointly launch a nylon-based “smart yarn” that reduces the appearance of cellulite and makes...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Solvay-smart-yarn-deal_58651.html
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