Researchers called the results "encouraging" and noted the study showed international agreements and chemical bans can gradually "reduce the prevalence of toxic chemicals."
The new plant is projected to triple the company's production of ammonia, a key component of...
The fire originated from a container of trichloroisocyanuric acid — a bleaching agent and...
The plant turns bauxite ore shipped from Jamaica into alumina, which supplies the company's...
Dow has increased production of ethylene, propylene and derivatives for the packaging industry. The plans will expand the Gulf Coast facilities by 40 percent.
A lawmaker is calling for an investigation while the company's stocks have tumbled and they've bowed out of several public appearances.
A newly released report expects auto production and lithium-ion batteries to bolster the U.S. graphite market by nearly 30 percent by 2020.
The announcement comes as the fast-food giant struggles to shake its junk-food image amid intensifying competition from smaller rivals positioning themselves as more wholesome alternatives.
High up in the high Andes mountains of Argentina, researchers have identified the first evidence of a population uniquely adapted to tolerate the toxic chemical arsenic.
Fracking opponents came out in force Tuesday to speak their minds at a Senate hearing on legislation that would limit natural gas drilling in Maryland.
It'd seem even prettier if it wasn't so dangerous — on Tuesday as much as 1,500 gallons of used motor oil stored in an above ground tank leaked into irrigation canals before slithering a river in Washington.
Styrene is used primarily in the production of polystyrene plastics and resins, and occupational exposure can occur in polystyrene factories and in the reinforced plastics industry.
The American Chemistry Council announced an ad campaign highlighting recent evaluations of bisphenol A as "safe."
While the reasons for food recalls can vary, one thing is for certain: traceability throughout the supply chain continues to be extremely important.
University researchers in Italy said candy producers should set recommended limits on daily consumption of licorice after a local boy developed seizures.
The measure would require manufacturers to phase out the use of chemicals considered harmful, such as benzene, mercury, cadmium and cobalt.
A recently published study by university researchers links common food additives to gastrointestinal problems and obesity in mice.
The European Union is giving member states the power to ban the cultivation of genetically-modified crops even if they have been approved by the bloc's food safety authority.
Food scientists reported that oat-based breakfast cereals were more likely than other cereals to contain elevated levels of ochratoxin A, a common mold-related toxin linked to kidney cancer in animal studies.
The report, which aired on CBS on Sunday, said that Lumber Liquidators' laminate flooring made in China contains high levels of formaldehyde, a carcinogen.
The National Association of Manufacturers lowered its projected price tag for a new limit on ground-level ozone, but said it would remain the costliest regulation in U.S. history. Here's how the numbers shake out.
The Advocate reports the group represents more than 57 petrochemical, energy, paper, pharmaceutical, pipeline, storage terminal and other industrial facilities in the eight parishes surrounding Baton Rouge.
Massachusetts researchers using a fabricated form of carbon have developed battery technology that they hope will enable electric cars to travel far longer distances.
A small startup biotech firm says it has a software platform that can come up with 100 times more chemicals from microbes than were previously thought.
We all know the current oil boom has produced winners and losers around the U.S. — and they're often packed into the same small towns.
In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack offers this idea: Use your smartphone.
Consumers’ appetite for seeing “natural” on food labels is clearly here to stay — even if "natural" doesn't necessarily mean "safer."
The suit alleges the food contains propylene glycol, which it says is an animal toxin used in automobile antifreeze, and mycotoxins, a group of toxins produced by fungus that occurs in grains.
The Journal also criticized the absurdity of further government-funded study of BPA driven by “periodic scares over chemicals in vaccines, foods and other products”. In its opinion piece “Snoopy Is Safe After All,” the publication states that BPA “deserves exoneration."
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