European Consumer Protection

European Consumer Protection

How rapid alert systems protect consumers Every year a variety of products are being manufactured, processed or designed in a way that they endanger health. However, there are requirements and specifications designed to protect the consumer. If these requirements are not met, the product should disappear quickly and completely from the market. To make this…

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Risks in a lab

Hazards in the Lab

How to Recognize and Avoid Them Working in a laboratory involves risks and dangers through a variety of hazardous substances or situations. The types of danger can be divided into four classes: chemical hazards, electrical hazards, biological hazards and physical hazards. To be prepared for the dangers and be able to prevent them, you must first…

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Overview: Chemical Hazard Symbols

Chemicals hazard symbols are not only found in the lab, they can also be found on some home products. Therefore it is necessary to know the meaning of each symbol. Some chemical hazard symbols are self-explanatory, some are not. The following overview covers common European hazard symbols and explains the dangers that they warn of.

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How to achieve double compliance with checkweighing

Double Compliance – Checkweighing of Aerosols

Peter Kwasny GmbH is a German producer of spray paints with a production volume of 30,000,000 aerosol cans a year. The company mainly supplies industrial customers. The great number of different products demands a high degree of automation. To optimize its production line, Kwasny heavily invested in new automation technology and equipment, including an advanced inline checkweighing system.

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Ensure Reliable and Consistent Moisture Results

Ensure Reliable and Consistent Moisture Results

The performance of any sensitive measuring equipment has the potential to vary during operation because of a number of factors, some of which can be difficult to control. For this reason, it is highly recommended that all measuring instruments, including moisture analyzers, are regularly checked in order to ensure high quality results.

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Rapid Decision Making Enabled Through Chemical Process Intensification – Presented by Merck

Within chemical process development, program timing often dictates making informed decisions with limited process understanding, especially in the early clinical delivery space. To facilitate this, the Merck Process Development Intensification Laboratory is tasked with developing tools and methodologies aimed towards acquisition of deeper, more fundamental process understanding in a resource sparing manner.

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