Protecting Children from Lead Paint Poisoning

Daycare Forced to Shut Down Following Lead Poisoning Case. We Must Protect Children from Lead Paint Poisoning.

Nearing Full Implementation, EPA’s Lean Management System Helps the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention Deliver Results

WASHINGTON (November 12, 2020) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced this week that it has implemented the EPA Lean Management System (ELMS) to 83% of the agency across the Uni

EPA Continues Action to Address Ethylene Oxide

WASHINGTON (November 19, 2020) — As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pursues its mission to protect human health and the environment, addressing ethylene oxide (EtO) continues to be a

Administrator Wheeler Kicks Off Region 6 Visit in Texas

DALLAS (November 18, 2020) — While in Texas, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler viewed an American Airlines disinfecting demonstration thanks to EPA’s first-ev

U.S. EPA settles with pesticide producers doing business in Longmont, Colorado to resolve alleged violations of pesticide labeling requirements

DENVER – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into settlements with Central Garden & Pet, Inc. (CG&P) of Walnut Creek, California, and Nufarm Americas Inc.

EPA Continues Action to Address Ethylene Oxide

WASHINGTON (November 19, 2020) — As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pursues its mission to protect human health and the environment, addressing ethylene oxide (EtO) continues to be a

{WEBINAR} For the World Health Organization (WHO) 2020 International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week ECOBOND® Paint interviewed Nationally Recognized Expert, Dr. Nicholas Basta Presenting the Findings of His Research Study on Lead-Based Paint.

Webinar: The Mitigation of Lead Hazards and Bio-Accessibility from Lead-Based Paint   In support of the World Health Organization 2020 International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, ECOBOND® Paint i

Civil War era "Jubilee Hall" - a.k.a. “Wolf Den Grange Hall”- protected from the dangers of lead by ECOBOND® LeadDefender®& Bitrex®

Executive Summary:  In March 2017 ECOBOND® Paint LLC joined into a strategic alliance with Market Actives, LLC to add Bitrex® to our ECOBOND® formula to reduce accidental ingestion of potentially

ECOBOND® LeadDefender® Announces New & Improved Formula for Lead Paint Treatment Focused on Contact Coverage & Hide-Ability.

news source: Cision ECOBOND® LeadDefender® and ECOBOND® LeadDefender® PRO have a new and improved formula with improved hiding and coverage during application and beyond. The same patented, lead

{BREAKING NEWS} - ECOBOND® LeadDefender® the Premier Provider of Environmental Products Focused on Protecting Human Health From the Dangers of Lead Has Been Selected by Menards® to be Carried in their Online Store

ECOBOND® Paint LLC is proud to announce the approval for their family of environmental paint products to be sold on Menards.com. Contractors and homeowners now have the opportunity to buy a revoluti

Controlling the Spread of Lead-Contaminated Airborne Dust on Industrial and Commercial Projects is Crucial

Commercial and industrial construction projects are heavily regulated by the government for good reason. They are dangerous sites for unskilled pedestrians passing by. They also emit a lot of dust,

Historic burial ground protected from the dangers of lead - Cushing Cemetery - Mattapoisett, MA

Image source: findagrave.comcemetery90905cushing-cemetery   The Cushing Cemetery is a privately owned historic burial ground and when it was discovered that the fence surrounding the property conta

Secretary Ben Carson's Bus Tour Arrives in Riverside for Faith and Public-Private Partnerships Discussion

RIVERSIDE - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited Riverside, California, as part of his "Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour."

Secretary Ben Carson's Affordable Housing Bus Tour Arrives in San Diego

SAN DIEGO - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited San Diego, California, as part of his "Driving Affordable Housing Across America" Bus Tour.

HUD Kicks Off 2020 Secretary's Awards for Healthy Homes Competition

WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it's opening this year's HUD Secretary Awards for Healthy Homes. Promoting healthy homes that foster strong, vi

Don’t work in the lab alone

Working in a lab is safe most of the time, “except when it isn’t, and that’s when being alone compounds the danger,” says a new lab safety video about working alone. You can watch it on YouTu

#Chemsafety at #ACSSanDiego

Here’s what’s planned for chemical and laboratory safety at the ACS National Meeting in San Diego, which starts on Sunday. You can also take advantage of the Division of Chemical Health & Saf

Don’t mix sodium hydride with polar aprotic solvents

Combining sodium hydride with some solvents can be a bad idea, as a group of researchers from Corteva Agriscience and Dow Chemical remind the chemistry community in Organic Process Research & Dev

Liquid nitrogen calamities

Via @sarahdcady on Twitter, some liquid nitrogen stories from 2006. One wasn’t quite a calamity–but it easily could have been. Down the stairs at the University of California, Berkeley: Yesterday

Send your favorite chemist a #labsafety valentine

University of California, San Francisco, chemical hygiene officer Caroline Hedge started a thread on lab safety valentines on Twitter, and they were too clever not to share. 💌 @CM_Hedge Roses are

10 years ago, Sheri Sangji died following a lab fire

Today is the 10th anniversary of Sheharbano (Sheri) Sangji’s death from injuries sustained in a laboratory fire at the University of California, Los Angeles. From C&EN: Her death pushed some ch

Gas cylinder explosion in India’s premier government lab kills 1 person, wounds 3 more

Contributed by K. V. Venkatasubramanian, special to C&EN. A gas cylinder blast in a laboratory at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) on Dec. 5 killed one researcher and left three others grie

To reduce worker exposure to nanomaterials, follow workplace design recommendations

Earlier this year, the U.S. National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health released new nanotechnology design recommendations to help reduce worker exposure to nanomaterials. “Workers in in

Aging equipment, vulnerability, near misses, runaway reactions, and natural disasters in process safety newsletters

From AIChE’s “Process Safety Beacon” newsletters so far this year: Aging facilities and infrastructure – “Aging does not necessarily relate to how old a facility or piece of equipment might

Azidophenylalanine poses explosion risk

From C&EN a few weeks ago: Azidophenylalanine poses explosion risk, written by Carmen Drahl The unnatural amino acid 4-azido-l-phenylalanine (shown, left) carries an explosion risk, a new study s

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