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New Coating for Aluminum Replaces Chromate
A research team at the University of Nevada, Reno has developed an environmentally friendly coating for aluminum to replace chromate coatings used in aerospace applications.
News Published: 11/14/2012
EPA Outlines Plan for Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring
List includes total chromium and hexavalent chromium, which has been the focus of some EPA concern.
News Published: 7/2/2012
EPA Will Have National Academy of Sciences Review Assessment Process
IRIS program helps EPA assess 550+ chemicals in our environment.
News Published: 5/21/2012
EPA Extends Risk Review of Chromium-6
EPA expects to release a draft toxicology review for comment and external peer review in 2013 and finalize it in the fall of 2014. It provides opportunity to incorporate findings of mode-of-action research from the American Chemistry Council as wel...
News Published: 3/5/2012
European Union May Ban 13 Chemicals
Includes 7chromium compounds (chromium trioxide, chromic acid, sodium dichromate, potassium dichromate, ammonium dichromate, potassium chromate, and sodium chromate), 5 cobalt compounds (cobalt sulphate, cobalt dichloride, cobalt dinitrate, cobalt c...
News Published: 1/18/2012
Dörken Adds Chemical Analysis Lab
Dörken MKS-Systeme GmbH & Co. KG, the German parent company of Dörken Corp. USA, has opened a new laboratory to analyze its multi-functional, non-chrome micro-layer corrosion protection systems.
News Published: 1/18/2012
REACH Consortium For Chromium Trioxide Authorization
More than 20 European companies and groups of companies have agreed to set up a consortium for the authorization of chromium trioxide,
News Published: 1/2/2012
EPA Releases Formerly Confidential Chemical Information
Releasing data will expand public’s access to health and safety information on chemicals that are manufactured and processed in the U.S., says EPA
News Published: 12/5/2011
EPA Review of Chromium Electroplating Air Emissions Rule May Result in Burdensome and Unachievable Standards
More stringent emissions levels for hex chrome baths could have a major economic impact on finishers.
News Published: 7/27/2011
Chromium 6 stays on the market ... for now
Despite a 2009 directive from the U.S. Department of Defense acquisition chief to phase out the use of hexavalent chromium, the DoD is going forward with a plan to continue use of the cancer-causing corrosion inhibitor.
News Published: 7/1/2010

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