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#Chemicals

From TheJournal.ie Air Corps whistleblower claims death toll from chemical-linked illnesses surpasses 72 Whistleblowers

Air Corps whistleblower claims death toll from chemical-linked illnesses surpasses 72

Chronic fatigue, depression and anxiety are just some of the conditions the whistleblower has been living with for over a decade.

From TheJournal.ie Two people injured in chemical incident at laboratory in Waterford Sanofi

Two people injured in chemical incident at laboratory in Waterford

The incident happened in a laboratory at the Sanofi Waterford site at around 11.20am.

From TheJournal.ie At least six dead and several seriously injured following explosion at Czech chemical plant Fatal

At least six dead and several seriously injured following explosion at Czech chemical plant

The incident happened in the northern town of Kralupy-nad-Vltavou.

From TheJournal.ie This tiny Michigan town is in a giant water fight with Nestlé Water Station

This tiny Michigan town is in a giant water fight with Nestlé

Residents are complaining that Nestlé’s water extraction techniques are ruining the environment.

From TheJournal.ie Your Christmas turkey could be chemical-filled if UK agrees on post-Brexit trade deal Research

Your Christmas turkey could be chemical-filled if UK agrees on post-Brexit trade deal

Researchers found US poultry – washed in up to four chemical disinfectants – does not meet EU safety standards.

From TheJournal.ie Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals Safety

Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals

The Health and Safety Authority has today launched a nationwide inspection campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Alleged Air Corps chemical exposure victims call for investigator to be replaced Chemical Exposure

Alleged Air Corps chemical exposure victims call for investigator to be replaced

Christopher O’Toole was a senior advisor to the Attorney General – a body named as the defendant in court documents.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters struggle to contain blaze after factory explosion kills at least 25 people Bangladesh

Firefighters struggle to contain blaze after factory explosion kills at least 25 people

Some 70 others were injured in the incident in Bangladesh, many critically.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves stole a potentially lethal chemical from a Dublin vet Alert

Thieves stole a potentially lethal chemical from a Dublin vet

The euthatal was taken last week.

A new injection could 'cure' double chins

Assuming you think a double chin is a terrible thing worth curing, obvs.

From TheJournal.ie Eight workers taken to hospital after chemical leak at Dublin plant

Eight workers taken to hospital after chemical leak at Dublin plant

The company has said it was a small localised leak and an investigation has now been launched.

From TheJournal.ie No evidence 'deadly fake vodka' has arrived in Ireland but be careful what you buy Danger Danger

No evidence 'deadly fake vodka' has arrived in Ireland but be careful what you buy

Vodka with dangerous chemicals has been found in the UK and an Irish watchdog has said people in this party season should be vigilant about where they get their alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie US study finds link between pesticides and autism Chemicals

US study finds link between pesticides and autism

The study found pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides are applied had two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

From TheJournal.ie EPA accused by Senator of not acting on carcinogens released from Portlaoise plant Chemicals

EPA accused by Senator of not acting on carcinogens released from Portlaoise plant

John Whelan says the EPA is ‘asleep at the wheel’.

From TheJournal.ie 25 children treated after chemical fumes incident at swimming pool Vapour Leak

25 children treated after chemical fumes incident at swimming pool

Six children were transferred from the pool at NUI Maynooth to Crumlin and Tallaght Hospitals as a precautionary measure.

From TheJournal.ie Toxins in everyday items linked with ADHD and other brain development disorders Neurology

Toxins in everyday items linked with ADHD and other brain development disorders

Experts say they are worried that children are being exposed to chemicals that are “silently eroding intelligence, disrupting behaviours, truncating future achievements, and damaging societies”.

From TheJournal.ie Not to ruin your weekend, but your BBQ might give you cancer Barbecue

Not to ruin your weekend, but your BBQ might give you cancer

Research shows that your barbcue may be cooking up some dangerous chemicals, but don’t worry, we have tips on how to avoid it.

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant women 'should avoid ready meals, shower gel and new cars' Pregnancy

Pregnant women 'should avoid ready meals, shower gel and new cars'

The guidance from a group of obstetricians and gynaecologists in the UK has been widely criticised.

From TheJournal.ie 1 dead, 49 injured as 'toxic chemical' train derails in Belgium Casualties

1 dead, 49 injured as 'toxic chemical' train derails in Belgium

The freight train was carrying highly toxic chemicals when it derailed and exploded.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Live local TV news coverage of the Texas explosion Texas This post contains videos

VIDEO: Live local TV news coverage of the Texas explosion

Watch live video from the local CBS affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth as it covers the explosion at a chemical plant in West.

From TheJournal.ie Several killed, and over 100 injured, in explosion at Texas fertiliser plant Texas This post contains videos

Several killed, and over 100 injured, in explosion at Texas fertiliser plant

A fertiliser plant in West, Texas, exploded following a fire – damaging buildings several blocks away.

From TheJournal.ie Plastic chemical may expose foetuses to cancer Cancer

Plastic chemical may expose foetuses to cancer

Bisphenol A is a common component of plastic bottles and the linings of food cans

From TheJournal.ie Army called to Cavan school over unstable chemical Defence Forces

Army called to Cavan school over unstable chemical

The bomb disposal team was deployed to Loreto College in Cavan Town.

From TheJournal.ie Potentially dangerous chemicals from stricken German ship head for Cork coast Cork

Potentially dangerous chemicals from stricken German ship head for Cork coast

The containers are from the MSC Flaminia, which caught fire in the mid Atlantic in July.

From TheJournal.ie EU brings in new rules on public awareness of industrial hazards Danger

EU brings in new rules on public awareness of industrial hazards

Member states have to draw up emergency plans for areas surrounding industrial plants who work with large quantities of dangerous substances.

From TheJournal.ie Garda warning after dangerous chemicals stolen from factory in Limerick Warning

Garda warning after dangerous chemicals stolen from factory in Limerick

Two white drums of caustic soda – which is extremely dangerous if it is inhaled or touches skin – were stolen overnight.

From TheJournal.ie Army team makes safe unstable chemicals at Dundalk IT Bomb Squad

Army team makes safe unstable chemicals at Dundalk IT

The chemicals were found during a routine audit at DKIT this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Bomb disposal team called to Thurles chemist after discovery of unstable acid Chemicals

Bomb disposal team called to Thurles chemist after discovery of unstable acid

A controlled explosion was carried out on a quantity of the unstable Picric Acid.

From TheJournal.ie Imports and exports down in February – CSO Trade

Imports and exports down in February – CSO

Ireland’s trade surplus declined by €197 million over the first two months of 2012, with both exports and imports falling.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We should be wary of GM foods, if the past has taught us anything Opinion

Column: We should be wary of GM foods, if the past has taught us anything

In the past received wisdom was to blanket our fields in chemicals, writes Walter Ryan-Purcell – so what does that tell us for today?

From TheJournal.ie Controlled explosion carried out at Dublin school Unstable Chemicals

Controlled explosion carried out at Dublin school

It follows the discovery of an unstable chemical during a routine audit of a secondary school lab in Glasnevin earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Bomb squad carry out controlled explosions in Dublin and Cork schools Unstable Chemicals

Bomb squad carry out controlled explosions in Dublin and Cork schools

The Army Bomb Disposal Team was called to two secondary schools today after the same unstable chemical was found.

From TheJournal.ie Controlled explosion carried out on chemicals in Celbridge Chemicals

Controlled explosion carried out on chemicals in Celbridge

The Army Bomb Disposal team was called out to the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory today, following the discovery of unstable Picric Acid.

From TheJournal.ie Army called in after unstable chemical found at Meath school Chemical

Army called in after unstable chemical found at Meath school

The Irish Defence Forces carried out a controlled explosion after the chemical was discovered during a routine audit.

From TheJournal.ie Army bomb disposal team deals with chemical at Tralee IT Picric Acid

Army bomb disposal team deals with chemical at Tralee IT

A small quantity of picric acid, which can become unstable over time, is found during a routine audit of chemicals.

From TheJournal.ie Everything you ever needed to know about fracking What The Frack?

Everything you ever needed to know about fracking

‘Fracking’ could soon begin in Ireland after sparking angry protests all over the world. So what’s all the fuss about – and what is it?

From TheJournal.ie Unstable acid made safe in Limerick by army bomb disposal team Chemicals

Unstable acid made safe in Limerick by army bomb disposal team

The Defence Forces team carried out a controlled explosion on a quantity of unstable Picric Acid in Kilmallock this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Chemical tanker brought to Brest after collision English Channel

Chemical tanker brought to Brest after collision

No pollution found as tanker carrying petroleum product collides with another tanker.