Do you know about common hazard symbols?

We’re surrounded by hazard signs as they can be anywhere from the semi-truck trailer, toxic material container and even needle depository in a doctor’s office down the street. Some of these symbols are easy to decipher but others are less obvious. The key to reading all these signs is to know what each symbol represents! [...]

By | November 8th, 2015|Business & Finance, Industry|0 Comments

Common industrial uses of Ethyl Acetate

  The ethanol ester derived after esterification reaction with acetic acid in the presence of some suitable catalyst is widely used as organic solvent in different industries. However, there are several other solvents also available; ethyl acetate is preferred because of its low toxicity, bearable odour and low cost. Several chemical processes that have been [...]

By | May 31st, 2015|Industry, Tips|0 Comments

Classification & Safety Standards for Petrochemicals

Petrochemicals; like the name implies are derived from petroleum and have been a part of production industry since 19th century. They’re a category of organic hydrocarbons and were first incorporated to manufacturing being a cheaper alternative for natural goods. Though much safer when processed into finished goods, raw form is highly toxic and acidic hence [...]

By | April 3rd, 2015|Business & Finance, Industry|0 Comments