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Four Questions on Platers' Minds  

Four Questions on Platers' Minds

Assesment of materials currently used in electroplating that are affected by toxics use reduction legislation. Presented by F. Altmayer of Scientific Control Labs, Inc., at the Massachusetts Metal Finishing Forum, held at the Crowne Plaza on 5/20/2004 in Woburn, MA. Read More >>
Global Chemicals Outlook (11/4/10)  

Global Chemicals Outlook (11/4/10)

Further details of "Trends & Indicators," one of the three pillars of the Global Chemicals Outlook project of the United Nations Environment Programme. This "Trends & Indicators" segment reports on 1) the trends in production, trade, use, and disposal of chemicals; and 2) trends in health & environmental effects of chemicals. Presented by Rac ... Read More >>
Global Chemicals Outlook (5/3/11)  

Global Chemicals Outlook (5/3/11)

Description of a chemicals research program funded by the United Nations Environment Programme with participation from governement, academia, and industry covering these aspects: 1) Trends in Chemical Production, Use, and Disposal; Consequences for Human Health and the Environment; 2) Economic Consequences; 3) Instruments & Approaches for so ... Read More >>
Global Chemicals Outlook (6/29/09)  

Global Chemicals Outlook (6/29/09)

Preliminary details of the formulation of the Global Chemicals Outlook project - a research project funded by the United Nation's Environment Programme, with governement, academia, and industry to study the relationship between sound chemicals management and broader sustainable development goals. Presented by Rachel Massey of TURI on 6/29/09. Read More >>
Global Chemicals Outlook - Preliminary Details (11/4/10)  

Global Chemicals Outlook - Preliminary Details (11/4/10)

Preliminary details of the Global Chemicals Outlook project, a research project funded by governement, academia, and industry to study the relationship between sound chemicals management and broader sustainable development goals. Presented by Rachel Massey of TURI on 11/4/10. Read More >>
Green Chemistry and Commerce Council Phthalate Project  

Green Chemistry and Commerce Council Phthalate Project

Presented by Gregory Morose at the US EPA Phthalate Kick-off Meeting Design for Environment (DfE) August 21, 2011 Read More >>
Greening the Supply Chain  

Greening the Supply Chain

Work done by United Technologies (UTC) for improving business performance and avoiding business risk through environmental health and safety efforts with their suppliers to produce greener products. Presented by C. McNeill of Pratt & Whitney/UTC Aerospace at the Massachusetts Metal Finishing Forum on 5/20/04. Read More >>
Health and Environmental Hazards of Building Materials

Health and Environmental Hazards of Building Materials

A technical presentation for members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to understand the TUR concept applied to building materials. Presented by Liz Harriman of TURI. Read More >>
Hexavalent Chromium:  Use, Toxicology and Restriction

Hexavalent Chromium: Use, Toxicology and Restriction

Chemical description of chromium and in particular its highly toxic hexavalent form, Cr+6. For Cr(+6), the industrial uses, toxicological responses, regulation, and alternative systems are summarized. Presented by Todd MacFadden of TURI. Read More >>
Impact of European Union Directives on Sensors and Controls (S & C) Products at Texas Instruments Inc. - Communications  

Impact of European Union Directives on Sensors and Controls (S & C) Products at Texas Instruments Inc. - Communications

An overview of Texas Instruments' efforts in reporting conformance data with European Union regulatory directives on banned materials (e.g., hexavalent chromium compounds) for their S & C's division's products. Examples to demonstrate this supplier compliance are shown from the IMDS (automotive) and EIA (electronics) industry associations. Read More >>
Instruments and Approaches for the Sound Management of Chemicals  

Instruments and Approaches for the Sound Management of Chemicals

Description of the efforts of the UN's Global Chemicals Outlook Project, specifically the work of its Task Force III, one of the three task forces assembled to provide insight into the relationship between sound chemicals management and broader sustainable development goals. Four specific tasks of this group were outlined, detailing the regulat ... Read More >>
Integrated Pest Management for Food Establishments  

Integrated Pest Management for Food Establishments

Overview of how to control pests with Integrated Pest Management (IPM), an approach to pest control that uses a combination of common sense strategies to meet federal Food Code Requirements regulations for food establishments, instead of chemicals on a regular basis to reduce the number of pests that can cause a health hazard. Read More >>

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