Polyolefin polymers have been an important part of daily life for variety of applications since the reported lab-scale process by Carothers in the 1930s1 and commercial process introduction by ICI in the 1940s.
Adhesive and sealant formulators still have time to square away everything they need for developing accurate SDSs and labels to meet GHS standards.
July 1, 2015
Flipping the calendar to June 2015 has provided the kind of dread that can only be rivaled by scheduled root canal work or an IRS audit - especially for those who deal with dual Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) and shipping responsibilities within their company.
Solvents have traditionally been derived from petroleum. These petroleum-based solvents are now being replaced by bio-based solvents, derived from renewable feedstocks such as corn, soybeans and orange peels.
This issue of ASI features our annual Distributor Directory, a year-long reference tool designed to help you quickly locate a distributor that best suits your needs.* Beginning on p. 16, distributor listings are organized by region and include company contact information such as address, phone, fax, email, website, and key personnel.