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Ciba Specialty Chemicals

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13 May 2005

Syngenta denies factory cancer allegations [Switzerland]

Author: Swissinfo

Agrochemicals firm Syngenta has denied that employees of a Swiss factory it took over in the late 1990s suffer from cancer induced by an insecticide...The director of the Syngenta factory in Monthey says the company has been on the case since it took...

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19 April 2005

Triclosan Information

Author: Ciba Specialty Chemicals

Triclosan safely and effectively slows or stops the growth of bacteria...it shouldn’t be used mindlessly and without a justified reason...Ciba supports the use of Triclosan only if there is a benefit to human beings...An extensive database and the use...

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19 April 2005

Professor says study not meant to alarm

Author: Jeff Sturgeon, Roanoke Times [USA]

...Virginia Tech's Peter Vikesland found that the chlorine in tap water and the antibacterial agent found in some hand and dish soaps and other products can react to create chloroform, a probable carcinogen. He did not say or intend for anyone to...

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15 April 2005

Toothpaste cancer alert

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3 March 2005

Ciba website: "Environment, Health and Safety"

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28 February 2005
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Author: Greenpeace Suisse

Contrairement aux affirmations répétées de Novartis, Ciba [Ciba Specialty Chemicals] et Syngenta, les déchets chimiques à ciel ouvert près du lieu dit Le Letten [France] sont hautement toxiques et représentent un danger immédiat pour l'homme, les...

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23 February 2004

U.N. Releases New Guidelines on Corporate Environmental Accounting

Author: GreenBiz.com

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Environment (UNCTAD) has released new guidelines on eco-efficiency indicators that link the environmental performance of corporations to their financial performance. The guidelines have now been adopted by...

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12 September 2001

Novartis, Ciba to clean up New Jersey Superfund site

Author: Reuters

Swiss drug and chemical companies Novartis AG and Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp. have agreed to a $90 million cleanup at a New Jersey Superfund site, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced this week.

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