Monday, February 28th, 2022

If you manage or write Safety Data Sheets for products you manufacture, you may have wondered about the overlap between certain chemical transportation regulations. The link is in the classification.
Monday, February 21st, 2022

What is Involved in GHS Hazard Classification?   GHS
Monday, February 14th, 2022

McIntyre Powder is an aluminum powder that was administered to miners in Canada and the United States between 1943 and 1979. Inhaling McIntyre Powder prior to each shift was thought to prevent silicosis among miners, but later was found to have no protective effect.
Monday, February 7th, 2022

A skin sensitizer is a chemical that can lead to an allergic response following skin contact. Much like touching poison ivy, the result is more than skin irritation at the location of contact and worsens every time you have contact with the plant.  
Tuesday, February 1st, 2022

Chemscape’s Mike Phibbs was invited to contribute to the 2nd Edition of the AIHA publication of Welding Health and Safety: A Field Guide for OEHS Professionals. 
Friday, January 7th, 2022

Sustainable chemistry, also sometimes called green chemistry, focuses on an area of chemistry and chemical engineering that minimizes or eliminates the use and generation of hazardous substances.
Friday, November 26th, 2021

It is important to take stock of your site chemicals once a year and purge what is no longer required. Chemical inventories are essential to: 
Friday, August 13th, 2021

Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries are used to power consumer products like cell phones, laptops, power tools, hoverboards and e-cigarettes. Although generally safe and unlikely to fail, the risk of overheating, fires, and explosions increases when lithium batteries have defects or when the batteries a
Monday, August 9th, 2021

What is DMDM Hydantoin? DMDM hydantoin is a substance that works as a preservative in cosmetics and personal care products like shampoos, conditioners, moisturizers, facial cleansers, and makeup. 
Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

The Industrial Hygiene Principles: Anticipation, Recognition, Evaluation, Control, and Confirm What is Industrial Hygiene? Industrial hygiene, also known as occupational hygiene, is the science and art of protecting and enhancing the health and well-being of workers and citizens of the community.
Monday, July 12th, 2021

What are PFAS? PFAS are also known as polytetrafluoroethylene or polyfluoroalkyl substances. The ingredient commonly known as Teflon, or the coating on non-stick pans is an example of a PFAS. They are often called ‘forever chemicals’ because they do not decompose and so they accumulate in the environment.
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

First discovered in the 1940s, graphene is a space-age material that a growing number of industries are experimenting with. Graphene is a single layer of carbon atoms, tightly bound in a hexagonal honeycomb lattice. Graphene is the thinnest compound known to man at one atom thick and is the lightest material in history.