Posted on 18 June, 2022

Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are hazardous organic chemicals with particular properties: Persistent, Bioaccumulative, Toxic and very mobile (long‐distance travelers). It causes risks for humans and the environment such as Ecological and Health impacts. Which substances are currently POPs? POPs examples: Dichloro‐diphenyl‐trichloroethane (DDT), Polybomodiphenyl ether, Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), Polychlorinated dibenzo‐p‐dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/PCDF) Three Main […]

Posted on 29 January, 2022

The European Union adopted the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (REACH) Directive (EU). It aimed to protect the health of the public and the ecosystem from the threats posed by various chemical substances. This regulation also paves the way for alternative ways to conduct hazard assessments by decreasing tests on animals. This blog post will highlight […]

Posted on 28 December, 2021

Every company would have their workers’ safety in mind. The concern is even more serious in industries handling hazardous chemicals. It is the reason why manufacturing and industrial sectors depend on Safety Data Sheets (SDS). It becomes very essential during an emergency as the document contains crucial information about the use, maintenance, and mitigation of […]

Posted on 1 December, 2021

Most products in the modern world are made up of electrical and electronic components. We cannot say that every piece inside the circuit is safe to use. However, some products are necessary for the operation of the electronic system even though they are harmful. Therefore, the European Union came up with Restriction of Hazardous Substances […]