|Cecille Marie Gumban |||Jul 12, 2015 08:47 AM EDT|
Last Wednesday July 8, four brands of children's crayons and two of kid's crime scene fingerprint kits were found to be positive for asbestos. Asbestos refers to fibrous minerals that are microscopic in nature, these minerals are extremely durable and resistant to fire, and these properties make it the material of choice for several products. But asbestos is now strictly prohibited because exposure to this kind of toxic mineral can be scientifically linked to a number of lung and respiratory diseases.
|Marco Foronda |||May 05, 2015 08:51 AM EDT|
The biggest concern is focused on the substance known as PFCs or perflourinated chemicals that are known as PFSAs which is the key substances in making a jacket waterproof, a pizza box grease-proof and a frying pan less sticky
|Michael A. Katz |||Oct 10, 2014 03:42 PM EDT|
The U.S. Department of Commerce said it will levy fines against Chinese companies importing into the chlorinated isocyanurates U.S. , which are used as sanitizing, disinfecting and bleaching agents.
|Marc Maligalig |||Sep 11, 2014 08:25 AM EDT|
A team of scientists from the University of Manchester has developed a process to tightly link graphene molecules in graphene oxide, making a sheet of the material impermeable to gas, liquids and even corrosive chemicals.
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