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Formaldehyde and the Need for Best Available Science

As we move forward in our series on the importance of the 2016 TSCA amendments, the next chemical we are going to focus on is one that you may...

An Unexpected Trio: Hygiene, Nutrition, and Chemistry

This year we’ve all been reminded of the importance of washing our hands often and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces in the battle against the COVID-19 virus. But we probably...

Economic Trends

Weekly Chemistry and Economic Trends (November 20, 2020)

This week’s economic reports were positive. Retail sales featured a solid increase but it appears that gains may be slowing as COVID cases rise and lockdowns are being put in place in many states. The housing sector continues on a roll, fostered...

Guardian Misleads on PFAS and COVID-19

PFAS (or Fluorotechnology) are a large and diverse universe of chemistries. Each has its own unique structure, uses and environmental and health profiles. It is very concerning that The...

Economic Trends

Weekly Chemistry and Economic Trends (November 13, 2020)

his week’s economic reports were few in number this week. New jobless claims continued to decline, reaching the lowest level since March, but still historically elevated. Consumer prices were unchanged, signaling a slowdown to the acceleration...