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FDA Calls for Stricter Controls on Mercury Fillings

...maternal dental amalgam fillings put infants at risk." Dental amalgam contains elemental mercury combined with other metals such as silver, copper, tin and zinc. The fillings, about 50 percent mercury, have been used for generations to stabilize decaying teeth. Dental experts contend that when mercury...

DEP Asks Pennsylvanians to Help Battle West Nile Virus

...since 2003, when West Nile virus was identified in late April of that year. Tips to eliminate standing water include: Throw away tin cans, plastic containers, ceramic pots or similar water--holding containers that have accumulated on property. Pay special attention to disca...

PA's First West Nile Positive Sample of 2009 Discovered in York County

...nate those breeding areas and reduce your chances of contracting the virus." Tips to eliminate standing water include: Throw away tin cans, plastic containers, ceramic pots or similar water--holding containers that have accumulated on property. Pay special attention to discar...

New Class of Sports Nutrition Product Launched

...ncreasing popularity. It is available in two flavors: Mega Mint and Tropical Storm (pineapple/coconut). The mints are packed in a convenient-to-carry tin with a hinged lid and contain 4 servings of 8 mints each (32 mints). Athletes of all ages have given the new product a thumbs-up and are calling it a ...

Immtech to Reorganize Research and Development Operations

...Chief Executive Officer. In March 2009, Immtech announced an investment in Gold Avenue Ltd., a privately-held Hong Kong company with interests in tin production in China. The Company recently signed a memorandum of understanding to explore development of strategic business alliances with Beijing Ph...

Amalgam fillings are safe, but skeptics still claim controversy, researcher says

...and air, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. To create a dental filling, liquid mercury dissolves and reacts with a powder of silver, tin and copper, forming a compound that contains no free mercury. "Anti-amalgam activists say mercury is soaked into metal powder, like water into a spong...

Weaver Popcorn Company Issues a Nationwide Precautionary Voluntary Recall of 12 oz. (340g) Trail's End(R) Chocolatey Peanut Clusters

...z. (340g) Trail's End Chocolatey Peanut Clusters is one of five separately packaged products included in our Trail ' s End (R) Chocolate Lovers tin package. The remaining four separately packaged products are not subject to any recall. "Although we have not received a single health related c...

Ka-Boom!!!

...s. There had been some talk about what kind of damage the explosive representing this suicide bomber could do. Would it pop the ceiling open like a tin can? Would it split the bus in half? "3, 2, 1! Boom!!" Even behind a giant steel plate, the walls of the shelter shuddered. The screens flashe...

Wine.com Announces Voluntary Recall of Six Gift Baskets Containing Peanuts

... 5 oz tin with gold lid and ... 5 oz tin with gold lid and ... Peanuts, a 5 oz tin with gold ...

Georgia Metal Finisher Expands Despite Struggling Economy

...d even though the economy is weakening, our customer base remains strong." The company electroplates metals such as gold, silver, nickel, and tin on a variety of components for industries such as food manufacturing equipment, defense, electronics, motion control, consumer goods, automotive and m...

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Tin in Medical Products

Head Cap System III Spectrum/Easy

Description:... Made with elastic fabric, these head cap systems are packaged to provide everything you need to begin testing. Each Electro-Cap System features pure tin electrodes positioned according to the International 10-20 System. When you place your order, please specify which instrument you are using with your ...
Company:Cadwell Laboratories, Inc.

Head Cap System III Easy II

Description:... Made with elastic fabric, these head cap systems are packaged to provide everything you need to begin testing. Each Electro-Cap System features pure tin electrodes positioned according to the International 10-20 System. When you place your order, please specify which instrument you are using with your ...
Company:Cadwell Laboratories, Inc.

Head Cap System II Easy II

Description:... Made with elastic fabric, these head cap systems are packaged to provide everything you need to begin testing. Each Electro-Cap System features pure tin electrodes positioned according to the International 10-20 System. When you place your order, please specify which instrument you are using with your ...
Company:Cadwell Laboratories, Inc.

Head Cap System II Spectrum/Easy

Description:... Made with elastic fabric, these head cap systems are packaged to provide everything you need to begin testing. Each Electro-Cap System features pure tin electrodes positioned according to the International 10-20 System. When you place your order, please specify which instrument you are using with your ...
Company:Cadwell Laboratories, Inc.

Head Cap System I Easy II

Description:... Made with elastic fabric, these head cap systems are packaged to provide everything you need to begin testing. Each Electro-Cap System features pure tin electrodes positioned according to the International 10-20 System. When you place your order, please specify which instrument you are using with your ...
Company:Cadwell Laboratories, Inc.

Head Cap System I Spectrum/Easy

Description:... Made with elastic fabric, these head cap systems are packaged to provide everything you need to begin testing. Each Electro-Cap System features pure tin electrodes positioned according to the International 10-20 System. When you place your order, please specify which instrument you are using with your ...
Company:Cadwell Laboratories, Inc.

OSCIMED 2000

Features:...nd modern shape for single-handed use. Instant blade change with a patented non slip lock-nut. Wide range of blades (for plaster and synthetic cast, tin treated, segment for windows cutting). Instant blade lock nut without any tool and anti-noise technolgy of the blades drive. ...
Company:Oscimed SA

Highspeed Motordrill System HSM

Features:... Rapid and effective cutting, pressure-free bone dissecting, complete system autoclavable, reusable tin coated burs, cutters, new low profile footcontrol ( ZMF 150 ), quick snap-on and release mechanism, no key required for handling, excellent fingertip ...
Company:Zeppelin Medical Instruments, Ltd.

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Tin in Biological News

Hoarding rainwater could 'dramatically' expand range of dengue-fever mosquito

...e late 1960s, Ae. aegypti was restricted to the northern half of Queensland (where it currently resides) thanks in part to removal of old galvanised tin rainwater tanks, installation of piped water, insecticides and new power lawnmowers that helped people keep their back yards tidy. The study has ma...

New holographic method could be used for lab-on-a-chip technologies

... The experimental device consists of two parallel electrodes made of indium tin oxide, a transparent and electrically conductive material. The parallel pla...ar." The students also have designed an experiment containing one indium tin oxide plate and one gold plate, an important development because gold is of...

BioScience tip sheet, December 2008

...man. Taisen Iguchi and Yoshinao Katsu. A ubiquitous pollutant, tributyl tin chloride, could be promoting obesity. The chemical is used in industrial wa... on high-value food crops. It is also found in fish and shellfish. Tributyl tin affects sensitive receptors in the cells of animals from water fleas to hum...

New and revised limits ensure safety in the workplace

...s, but the MAK value of 20 mg/m protects against this effect. The carcinogenic material cobalt and its compounds, as well as methoxyacetic acid, octyl tin compounds and pyridine, assessed this year as a suspected carcinogen, were assigned the warning label "H" given to substances which can be absorbed in...

Food for thought: delivering the promise of food processing

...odern food processing technology. Whether you credit the Frenchman Nicholas Appert in 1809, or British born Peter Durand in 1810, the invention of the tin can has revolutionised the way people eat. The motivation behind its invention was simple make food last long. Two hundred years on, food scientist...

MIT: Prenatal arsenic exposure detected in newborns

...ence). The evidence comes from studies of 32 mothers and their children in a province of Thailand that experienced heavy arsenic contamination from tin mining. Similar levels of arsenic are also found in many other regions, including the US Southwest. The research was led by Mathuros Ruchirawat, Di...

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Tin in Biological Technology

ALPCO Introduces a Mouse HMW and Total Adiponectin ELISA

... SALEM, N.H., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ALPCO Diagnostics has introduced a Mo u se HMW Adipone c tin EL I SA kit that facilitates the testing process for this biomarker. This ELISA is unique; it is a departure from other methods for determining mo...

New catalyst paves the path for ethanol-powered fuel cells

...have found a winner. Made of platinum and rhodium atoms on carbon-supported tin dioxide nanoparticles, the research team's electrocatalyst is capable of br...lts from the synergy between all three constituents platinum, rhodium, and tin dioxide knowledge that could be applied to other alternative energy applic...

Research helps understand factors that influence efficiency of organic-based devices

...face between a self-assembled monolayer and indium tin oxide, the conducting material commonly used as th...esearchers frequently cover the hydrophilic indium tin oxide surface with a self-assembled monolayer cont...rom the Solvay Group, Paramonov modeled the indium tin oxide surface, which was a complex task because in...

Nanowires may boost solar cell efficiency, UC San Diego engineers say

...ntributed one approach to growing nanowires directly on metal. The UCSD electrical engineers grew their InP nanowires on the metal electrode indium tin oxide (ITO) and then covered the nanowire-electrode platform in the organic polymer, P3HT, also known as poly(3-hexylthiophene). The researchers say ...

Carbon nanotubes made into conductive, flexible 'stained glass'

...uctive films also is rapidly increasing. Indium tin oxide currently is the dominant material for trans... years. In addition to this economic issue, indium tin oxide suffers from limited optical tunability and ...y overcomes one of the major limitations of indium tin oxide in flexible electronic and photovoltaic appl...

Engineers make first 'active matrix' display using nanowires

... a potential replacement for silicon in future transparent circuits. The OLEDS consist of the transistors, electrodes made of a material called indium tin oxide and plastic capacitors that store electricity. All of the materials are transparent until activated to emit light. "This could enable applica...

Two nanostructures are better than one

...dual atoms, matter acts quite differently than it does lumped together in bulk. Already they have devised a gas sensor using only nanoparticles of tin oxide. Their process for producing hybrid structures is far superior to the method currently available, and their work advances understanding of ho...

Wisconsin scientists to be recognized for innovative biofuel technology

...ther methods, and produces minimal carbon dioxide, which is consumed by plant regrowth the following year. Additionally, a catalyst made of nickel and tin is used instead of platinum, which is expensive. The team patented the technology and then licensed it through the Wisconsin Alumni Research Found...

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