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Article archive for December, 2012

  • December 26th, 2012

    The View from Down Here

    Tweet ‘Tis the season to shop, to cook, to eat, to slip and fall in the supermarket… NOT! We spend a lot more time than usual in supermarkets and neighborhood grocery stores this time of year — and that means an increased likelihood of a squished banana or onion underfoot, or even stray plastic bags, [...]

  • December 12th, 2012

    Something Fishy Going On?

    Tweet  Killer fish have been the mainstay of many a water-themed summer movie, ever since the prototypical Jaws set the standard for scary oceanic surprise. What’s even scarier than a shark attack is an oil spill, because its “bite” can have far reaching consequences for a huge number of people. That’s where Impact Absorbents comes [...]

  • December 7th, 2012

    Living In the Material World: Drumroll, Please!

    Tweet When Madonna sang about living in the material world, she wasn’t talking about hazardous products (although some of her outfits did create a bit of a ruckus.) However, there is one way in which music and hazmat control both merit a drum roll: spill containment. Whether you need to neutralize a caustic chemical spill [...]

  • December 3rd, 2012

    Clay is for Pottery, Not Spills!

    Tweet Clay. It’s a wonderful material for crafting pottery, and the base substance of many brands of cat litter. But clay is not an ideal medium for spill clean up. What’s the scoop on clay and spill containment? Consider: Clay takes 15-30 minutes to absorb a spill, leaving a hazardous condition for workers, drains and [...]