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HepaHope Korea Subsidiary VASKA Introduces Green Chemicals to U.S. Commercial Laundry Industry

... a plant-based 'herbatergent' that was honored with the EPA's SDSI (Safer detergents Stewardship Initiative) designation and other environmentally responsible ... chemical approaches, and the fact that we are not dumping petroleum-based detergents and solvents into the plant outflow makes a significant contribution to ...

A better mesh: Researchers 'tighten' body's protective coating

... mine workers or builders, could use a product with these fiber debundling detergents to prevent dangerous exposure." Since the mucus layer constantly clears ... he says. In addition, microbe-killing agents could be combined with detergents to not only slow but destroy the trapped potential pathogens, he says. ...

University of Pittsburgh researchers crack code of 3-D structure in key metabolic protein

... these challenging studies, the Pitt researchers used novel peptide-based detergents called peptergents that they developed in their lab to carefully separate ... revealed a physiologically relevant enzyme structure. The team then used detergents to crystallize the enzyme and screened the protein crystals in Pitts new ...

HOWARU(R) Protect Clinically Shown to Reduce the Incidence and Severity of Cold and Flu Symptoms in Children

... and safer products. Danisco's ingredients are used globally in a wide range of industries - from bakery, dairy and beverages to animal feed, laundry detergents and bioethanol - to enable functional, economic and sustainable solutions. Danisco operates from sales, production and innovation sites in more than ...

YoCream Announces the First Soft Serve Frozen Yogurt With Beneficial Probiotics Clinically Proven to Strengthen the Digestive System.

... and safer products. Danisco's ingredients are used globally in a wide range of industries -- from bakery, dairy and beverages to animal feed, laundry detergents and bioethanol -- offering functional, economic and environmental benefits. Danisco's sales and production sites and innovation centres operate in ...

Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals and Danisco BioActives Announce Partnership Agreement to Develop Drug Candidate for Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis

... and safer products. Danisco's ingredients are used globally in a wide range of industries - from bakery, dairy and beverages to animal feed, laundry detergents and bioethanol - offering functional, economic and environmental benefits. Headquartered in Denmark and operating from more than 80 locations, ...

ADVENTRX Grants Exclusive Rights to ANX-514 in South Korea

... chemotherapy drug docetaxel, a formulation of which is marketed under the brand name Taxotere. ANX-514 is formulated without polysorbate 80 or other detergents and is intended to reduce the severity and/or incidence of hypersensitivity reactions. Docetaxel is an anti-cancer agent that acts by disrupting the ...

Redesigned protein accelerates blood clotting

... apart, before it can have its therapeutic effect. Standard stability tests include exposing a protein to increased temperature (thermal stability) or detergents (chemical stability). In the case of factor VIII, stability measures the strength with which the other factor VIII domains hold on to the A2 domain, ...

The Most Ordinary Things Can Cause the Most Extraordinary Eye Injuries, Says Texas Ophthalmological Association

... Berger. "Battery acid sparks and debris flying from car batteries can severely damage the eyes." Many household chemicals, such as cleaning fluids, detergents and ammonia, are extremely hazardous and can burn the eye's delicate tissues. When using chemicals, always read instructions and labels carefully, ...

The Most Ordinary Things Can Cause the Most Extraordinary Eye Injuries, Says the Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology

... "Battery acid sparks and debris flying from car batteries can severely damage the eyes." Many household chemicals, such as cleaning fluids, detergents and ammonia, are extremely hazardous and can burn the eye's delicate tissues. When using chemicals, always read instructions and labels carefully, ...

Health Hazards in Household Cleaners Exposed

... without, Appleyard said it's a good idea to avoid harsh chemicals. "Try to go green with your cleaning products. Always reach for unscented laundry detergents and cleaning products," she advised. If you're using chemicals to clean, she recommended always doing so with proper ventilation. She also ...

Newly approved ocular safety methods reduce animal testing

... adversely affect the health of consumers. Currently, the FDA, the CPSC and the EPA require that these and other products such as cosmetics, shampoos, detergents and household chemical products be labeled with information on hazards for human health. Tests that use animals are among the tests used by these ...

How to Have Your Tomatoes, and Eat Them, Too

... will not kill salmonella.) Wash hands with soap and warm water after preparing the tomatoes. The FDA does not recommend using any kinds of detergents to wash fresh produce, because it is not yet known if their residues are harmful to humans. More information The FDA also has an excellent ...

Natural Solutions May Issue Illustrates 'Cocktail Effect' of Everyday Toxins; Offers Tips to Reduce Toxic Load

... to phthalate-free natural or organic personal care products for adults and babies. -- Triclosan -- an ingredient in antibacterial soaps and detergents that emits chloroform gas when combined with chlorinated water and can cause liver and kidney damage. Avoid antibacterial products. -- ...

Nanoemulsion vaccines show increasing promise

... at the Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and the Biological Sciences at U-M are based on a mixture of soybean oil, alcohol, water and detergents emulsified into ultra-small particles smaller than 400 nanometers wide, or 1/200th the width of a human hair. These are combined with part or all of ...

New Study Finds Frequent Hand Washing Puts Health Care Workers at Increased Risk for Irritant Contact Dermatitis

... tests to determine how easily the skin was irritated by detergents also were conducted on the study participants. Low concentrations of three common detergents were patch tested to predict which patients were at risk for hand dermatitis. Data from the questionnaires and patch tests that were analyzed from ...

Biotechnology Builds a New Heart

... 13 issue of Nature Medicine by a team at the University of Minnesota Center for Cardiovascular Repair. What the scientists did first was to use detergents and other chemicals to wash out all the old heart cells from rat and pig hearts, explained lead investigator Doris Taylor, who is director of the ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- Oct. 17, 2007

... a chemist at the U. S. Department of Energy's Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and ACS member. ACS YouTube Videos detergents With an On/Off Switch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEU9w2HNNvs It's Alive!!! http://youtube.com/watch?v=OandUMjhZ3g Good ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- Sept. 5, 2007

... a chemist at the U. S. Department of Energys Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and ACS member. YouTube Videos detergents With an On/Off Switch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEU9w2HNNvs Scientists Invade Boston! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBwqBAqdl6E ...

No special Detergents Required To Remove Lead-Laden Dust

... Washington: Researchers now think that no special detergents is required to remove lead-laden dust from ... it was recommended that one use phosphate detergents to clear lead.// A new study by ... of Public Health has found that cheap all-purpose detergents are enough to remove lead-laden dust. ...

Poisoned Workers of Hindustan Lever Demand Treatment

... largest single contributor to heavy metal poisoning in India through the arsenic content of its soaps, detergents, shampoos. The dispersed nature of detergents and soaps ensures that HLLs arsenic and other toxics reach every waste stream from village wells to surface waterbodies and underground aquifers ...

Environment Groups Appeal for Ban on Cleaning Chemicals

... endocrine-disrupting chemicals, nonyplphenol and nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs). They have sought a ban on the use of these chemicals in industrial detergents other cleaning products as safer alternatives are available. The current unrestricted manufacture and release of nonylphenol and nonylphenol ...

Increased Risk Of HIV Transmission Following Vaginal Washing

... among sex workers can increase the risk of contracting HIV virus by a margin of three. // This further moves on to a 4 times increased risk if detergents are used for the same according to Washington University researchers. The results of this research can be found in Aids journal, the official journal ...

Running Water Restored In Chinese City

... pushing the safety limits far down. The spill is possibly the biggest ever of the chemical, a potentially cancer-causing compound used in making detergents and plastics. Liu Yurun, general manager for the Harbin Water Group, the city's water utility, said local radio and television stations will ...
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