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Key Chemical Manufacturing Regulations in the UK

Jessica Clifton

8th July 2020

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Key chemical manufacturing regulations

Working in industries and businesses involving chemicals isn’t simple. In this type of industry, there are many pre-existing chemical manufacturing regulations to be mindful of. For one, the hazards involved mean that strict safety precautions must be met. This is why the UK government, along with international agencies, have created legal mandates to… Continue reading »

4 Essential Lean Manufacturing Podcasts for 2020

Jessica Clifton

24th June 2020

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You may have read our recent blog post on the best science podcasts to listen to in 2020 to can boost your science knowledge, where we presented a mix of funny, educational and quirky science podcasts. Today, we’re looking at the best lean manufacturing podcast episodes. Manufacturing is what we do at ReAgent,… Continue reading »

Chemical Contamination of Food

Jessica Clifton

20th May 2020

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Chemical contamination of food

The chemical contamination of food is almost inevitable because of various environmental and food processing factors. Food can also be chemically contaminated during handling, storage, and transport. Most cases of food contamination are very negligible and unnoticeable in terms of parts per million. For instance, a pizza delivered to your house can be… Continue reading »

Why Are Chemicals Stored In Plastic Containers?

Jessica Clifton

1st April 2020

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Why Are Chemicals Stored in Plastic Containers?

Have you ever wondered why plastic containers are most commonly used for storing chemicals? It goes well beyond the variety of shapes and sizes they come in, or the environmental benefits they offer, although these are major bonuses. Plastic Chemical Storage Storing a chemical in the right container is the first way to… Continue reading »

Guide to First Aid in a Chemical Laboratory

Jessica Clifton

18th March 2020

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There are certain hazards you can encounter when working in a lab that are unique to the chemical industry, so it’s important to have a guide to first aid in a chemical laboratory. It’s possible that injuries can occur that require immediate on-site attention and treatment, so chemical manufacturers should have safety precautions… Continue reading »

How to Manage Chemical Hazards

Jessica Clifton

11th March 2020

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How to manage hazardous chemicals

Before we can discuss how to manage chemical hazards, we must first understand what are classified as hazardous chemicals. What are hazardous chemicals? Hazardous chemicals are substances, whether an element or compound form, that are poisonous, injurious or a threat to health. Some are highly corrosive and reactive. Others are carcinogenic. They could… Continue reading »

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At The Science Blog, we write about the latest from the world of science, chemistry, and chemical manufacturing. You’ll find all sorts of science, chemical, and manufacturing resources here, from what pesticides are to the science behind a soda can. If you’re interested in a career in science or chemistry, you’ll find information about chemical careers, too.