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Month: September 2012

Congratulations to our #Chemistry2Energy week one photo contest winner!

Congratulations to our first weekly #Chemistry2Energy photo contest winner, Leba Lualdi (@Fomo_Leba), who tweeted the image seen here along with the caption: [quote]We replaced cardboard in the attic with...

Australian government reports safe use of phthalate DINP in children’s toys

Amid a slew of product attacks and unreliable studies appearing in mainstream media, it can be easy to miss the most valuable, sound scientific evidence when it is reported...

New DOE “Energy Saver” site gives tips on improving home energy efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) knows that saving energy means saving money, and its new Energy Saver webpage demonstrates some of the easiest and most cost effective ways...

September Chemical Activity Barometer points to “Charlie Brown” effect

Today, ACC released the September report of the Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), our leading economic indicator derived from a composite index of chemical industry activity. In the report, we...

Celebrating 75 years of innovation at the 2012 Polyurethanes Technical Conference

75 years ago, renowned German scientist Dr. Otto Bayer invented the basic process that would pave the way for the modern polyurethanes industry, ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley...