Chlorochemicals industry: Plethora of opportunities in India

Chlorochemicals industry: Plethora of opportunities in India

The Indian caustic industry is a mature industry having a good growth that is keeping pace with expanding market demand. Also, the industry has adequate capacity to fully meet domestic demand, were part of some of the discussions at the Alkali Manufacturers Association of India (AMAI) conference on the theme ‘Development of Chlorochemicals Industry in India.’   Power costs remain high due to an imposition of taxes and cesses, even on captive power generation. The advantages of an efficient industry. Read More

Federal regulations for transporting liquid bulk chemicals

The trucking industry is highly regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) to ensure that cargo is transported safely. Companies must fully comply with all the rules and regulations set forth, or face stiff penalties and fines. One segment of the industry, hazardous materials transportation (HAZMAT) is under the watchful eyes of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). PHMSA is an agency within the DOT and its primary responsibility is the implementation regulations for transporting. Read More

Pelican unveils new water filter that removes chemical discharge

DELAND, US: Pelican Water Systems has unveiled a compact new lead/fluoride water filter system that can protect against the harmful effects of lead contamination and over-fluoridation. Designed with the challenges facing modern households, the filtration system targets chlorine, chloramine, fluoride, and dangerous contaminants to provide cleaner, spring-like water in every tap. The intuitive compact design makes this filter easy to install and use, even if consumers don’t live in a large home. The two-stage system can fit in tight quarters. Read More

Does Burgers Contain Hexane?

Do all veggie burgers contain hexane and does this mean I shouldn’t eat them? Veggie burgers don’t contain any hexane. Some soy protein ingredients in meat analogs and nutrition bars, which are listed on labels as soy protein isolate, soy protein concentrate or textured vegetable protein, have undergone hexane processing.In fact, hexane can be used as a healthy protein source for vegetarians. Hexane is classified as an air pollutant by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and as a neurotoxin by the Centers for Disease Control. Read More

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