Chemicals & Materials Now!

From basic to specialty, and everything in between

Select category
Search this blog

New TSCA Regulation: Benefit and Burden for the Chemical Industry

Posted on July 7th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

For the first time in 20 years, Congress has made major revisions to the primary U.S. statute regulating chemicals. The new legislation will have a profound impact on the chemical industry worldwide. Continue reading “New TSCA Regulation: Benefit and Burden for the Chemical Industry” »

Do New Regulations Risk Innovation?

Posted on June 29th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

caption

By jarmoluk [CC0 Public Domain], via pixabay

Congressional overhaul of chemical regulations lauds increased safety, but does innovation take it on the chin? Continue reading “Do New Regulations Risk Innovation?” »

Operator Errors and Hindsight Bias

Posted on June 3rd, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

“There is almost no human action or decision that cannot be made to look flawed and less sensible in the misleading light of hindsight. It is essential that the critic should keep himself constantly aware of that fact.” Lord Anthony Hidden

Continue reading “Operator Errors and Hindsight Bias” »

Chemical Processing Industries in Spotlight – issues, trends and future

Posted on April 15th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

In April of 2013, Mother Jones published an article with the bombastic title of “The Chemical Industry is the Big Tobacco of the 21st Century.”  Continue reading “Chemical Processing Industries in Spotlight – issues, trends and future” »

  1. 1
  2. 2