International Formula Council (IFC) Reassures Parents about Perchlorate and the Safety of Infant Formula
ATLANTA, April 3 /PRNewswire/ --
I F C' s * po s iti o n :
Although recent media attention has focused on the presence of trace levels of perchlorate
in powdered infant formula, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have studie...
New Study Suggests Perchlorate Effects on Thyroid Function of U.S. Women
Early last year, a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) panel concluded its review of research on the health effects of perchlorate, an inorganic anion and component of rocket// fuel known to inhibit the thyroid’s ability to absorb iodine from the bloodstream, by recommending a new reference dose. Th...
'Green' fireworks may brighten eco-friendly 4th of July displays in future
...yrotechnics" traditionally have included potassium perchlorate
as the oxidizer, a material that provides the oxyg...th a similar potential.
Studies have shown that perchlorate
from community fireworks displays conducted over lakes, for instance, can lead to perchlorate
contamination of the water. For full details about...
American Pacific Reports Fiscal 2008 Results; Net Income Increases 80%
...icals revenues reflect the following
-- A 13% increase in perchlorate
volume in fiscal 2008 and a 10% decline
in the related average price per pound.
-- A 13% decrease in perchlorate
volume and a 5% decrease in the related
average price per pound in t...
Nature's helpers: Using microorganisms to remove TCE from water
...e the right mix of microorganisms for complete dechlorination.
Their approach was simple in execution. They took an existing MBfR that was handling perchlorate
removal and then introduced TCE into the system.
Rittmanns MBfR works by delivering hydrogen gas to the bacteria through tiny hollow tubes submerg...
Environmental Toxin Collects in Breast Milk
can then be passed on to nursing infants, rat stud...covered the mechanism by which a chemical known as perchlorate
can collect in breast milk and cause cognitive and...supply, experts say.
And high concentrations of perchlorate
in breast milk can be passed to a fetus during pre...
Perchlorate in Medical Dictionary
... Decreases in thyroid hormone seen with perchlorate
exposure could be even ... Urinary perchlorate
and thyroid hormone levels in adolescent and adult men and ... Two ne...
Perchlorate in Biological News
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 25, 2008
...reworks, flares and other so-called pyrotechnics commonly include potassium perchlorate
to speed up the fuel-burning process. But some studies have linked perchlor...s.
Researchers recently developed new pyrotechnic formulas that replace perchlorate
with nitrogen-rich materials or nitrocellulose that burn cleaner and produc...
Earth Rx: A microbial biotechnology prescription for global environmental health
...mann's center puts some of these technologies into service, identifying microorganisms that help clean up pollutants such as trichloroethene (TCE) and perchlorate
from the water supply and generating electricity from wastewater.
"Scientifically, it might be easiest to let the microbes convert the energy is ...
Perchlorate in Biological Technology
Perchlorate in Biological Dictionary
...turing. Detect and quantify bacteria responsible for biodegradation of perchlorate
salts are commonly used in explosives and rocket propellants as well ... ...