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July 17, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that four new intentions and five new submissions for harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) have been added to the public...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-adds-several-substances-to-registry-of-intentions-under-Reach_62513.html
July 16, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says that is has established an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of four milligrams per kilogram body weight per day for the food...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/EFSA-establishes-daily-intake-limits-for-sunset-yellow-food-additive_62485.html
July 9, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has opened a 45-day public consultation on harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposals for the pesticides...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-three-pesticides_62369.html
July 7, 2014
Chemical feedstocks typically conjure images of refineries, natural gas pipelines, or perhaps—if you are of a sustainable bent—algae or soybean fields. A discarded tire on the side of a highway probably would not fit into that category; if anything, it would be garbage....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Lehigh-Technologies-Specialty-chemicals-from-scrap_62315.html
July 4, 2014
A public consultation on potential candidates for substitution of carbendazim has been opened by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki). Potential candidates for substitution...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-potential-candidates-for-substitution-of-carbendazim_62253.html
July 3, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it has secured financing for its €1.3 billion ($1.78 billion) acquisition of the Diana Group by issuing a bond for €500 million. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Symrise-secures-financing-for-Diana-acquisition-through-$680-million-bond-issue_62249.html
July 2, 2014
The committees for risk assessment (RAC) and socioeconomic (SEAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) have adopted opinions on applications for authorization of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-approves-specific-uses-of-DEHP-DBP-under-Reach_62214.html
July 2, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that four new substances of very high concern (SVHC) have been added to the registry of intentions, under the European Union’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Four-phthalates-added-to-registry-of-intentions-as-SVHCs-under-Reach_62216.html
July 2, 2014
Biochemical company METabolic EXplorer (Metex; Clermont-Ferrand, France) and SK Chemicals (Seoul) say that they have signed a worldwide, exclusive license agreement to manufacture and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/SK-Chemicals-and-Metex-sign-exclusive-deal-for-bio-PDO_62209.html
June 27, 2014
Dow Chemical is pushing to expand ion-exchange resins—traditionally used to treat and purify water—into food, nutrition, and pharmaceutical applications, the company says. Ion exchange resins can be used to stabilize vitamin B12 and in a variety of tastemasking applications in food; pharmaceuticals; and nutraceuticals, or foods with pharmaceutical properties, says Jon Fisher, commercial leader/health care, North America at Dow....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Dow-expanding-ion-exchange-resins-into-nutrition-applications_62077.html
June 27, 2014
GEO Specialty Chemicals (Ambler, PA) has broken ground on a manufacturing facility for polyaluminum chloride (PAC) at its Deer Park, TX, site. The plant will be designed to manufacture...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/GEO-breaks-ground-on-water-treatment-chemicals-plant_62078.html
June 27, 2014
Omnova Solutions says it has expanded capabilities for specialty acrylic resins for waterborne coatings at its Le Havre, France, site. This multimillion-euro expansion features...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Omnova-expands-capacity-for-specialty-acrylic-resins-in-France_62079.html
June 27, 2014
Axalta, the former automotive coatings business of DuPont, has named Luke Lu v.p. and president/China, a newly created post. Lu will report to Axalta chairman and CEO Charlie Shaver...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Axalta-names-China-president_62080.html
June 27, 2014
PPG says it will spend $40 million to expand a coating resins facility near São Paulo. The expansion will add 65,000 sq ft to the facility, which makes resins for electrocoat...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/PPG-expands-Brazil-plant_62081.html
June 27, 2014
AkzoNobel says it will invest more than €6.5 million ($8.8 million) in its research center at Songjiang, China, near Shanghai, to add a dedicated facility for the company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/AzkoNobel-adds-lab-in-China_62082.html
June 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited interested parties to comment on a hazard class open for public consultation for linalool. The dossier...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-requests-comments-on-CLH-for-linalool_61994.html
June 23, 2014
Evonik Industries says it has adopted a new approach, called Evonik Call for Research Proposals (ECRP), to building networks with outstanding scientists in universities. The approach's...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Evonik-adopts-new-approach-to-R-and-D-with-external-partners_61971.html
June 23, 2014
The European Commission says that 66 new partners are being invited to join the Graphene Flagship—one of Europe’s largest research initiatives—following a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Europes-Graphene-Flagship-to-double-number-of-partners_61967.html
June 20, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) it has opened a photovoltaic (PV) installation at its Hazlet, NJ, facility. The company says that the installation supports its commitment...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/IFF-opens-PV-installation-at-NJ-site_61947.html
June 19, 2014
BASF says that it opposes the authorization for prolonged use of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) under the European Union's Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/BASF-opposes-authorizing-HBCD-under-Reach_61927.html
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