International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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California advances Green Chemistry principles with new Draft Safer Consumer Products Regulations Jim Wasserman   |   added on Oct 31, 2011    |    United States The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) today released informal draft regulations to make safer consumer products widespread in California. The regulations, employing key principles of Green Chemistry, provide more protection against toxic chemicals in products on store shelves.
Topic: safer products, alternatives analysis, toxic materials, chemistry, product lifecycle, product innovation, product design Audience: general public, chemists, scientists, manufacturers, students, decision makers, environmentalists, consumer product developers, consumers

China International Petrochemical Industry Congress Jia min Shi   |   added on Feb 23, 2011    |    China Petrochemical congress in Tianjin China,Summit and Forum,Trade fair and exhibition.once a year.
Topic: sustainable and green chemistry, celebrating chemistry, conferences, industrial trade fair, responsible care, demonstrations Audience: multinational petrochemical companies, professors, general public, industrial chemists, decision makers, traders, consumers, government, chamber of commerce

Mediaplanet Business of Chemistry Publication Sara Quigley   |   added on Jan 20, 2011    |    United States In honor of The Year of Chemistry, Mediaplanet will be publishing an 8-16 page section titled “The Business of Chemistry” to be distributed within the Washington Post newspaper in Washington, DC on March 30th.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, chemistry education Audience: students, professionals, general public, educators, universities, women, school children, school and college students, consumers

Symposium "Juist biociden" - A seminar on the 'proper use' of biocides Peter Kugel   |   added on Jan 04, 2011    |    Belgium The Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and the Environment, the Dutch Inistitute for Public health and the Environment (RIVM) and KUGEL LEGAL organise a seminar on the 'proper use' of biocides. The aim is to bring together all stakeholders and users and to create a long-term 'Knowledge Network on Biocides'
Topic: conferences, biocides, chemical industry, safe use, chemical safety, regulatory affairs, legal requirements Audience: professional chemists, industrial chemists, general public, decision makers, private and professional users, regulatory affairs managers, consumers