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Important 2021 Updates for Safety Data Sheets

Lucy Bell-Young

18th December 2020

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SAFETY DATA SHEETS (SDS) on tablet

As part of the amendments made to Annex II of REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals), Safety Data Sheets – also called Material Safety Data Sheets – must now comply with a new set of requirements by January 2021. This rare but important update will align REACH Safety Data Sheets with… Continue reading »

The Chemistry Behind The First Paper-Based Electronic

Lucy Bell-Young

16th November 2020

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Inspiration concept crumpled paper light bulb metaphor for good idea

An everyday piece of paper has been successfully transformed into a self-powered device, and there’s a lot of chemistry behind this paper-based electronic. In an effort to bring low-cost, flexible electronics to the market, a team of engineers at Purdue University in Indiana, US, have created a specially formulated spray deposition that can… Continue reading »

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