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Herbert Henry Dow - Biography - Business Career - World War I
... The new company focused on research, and soon was able to extract many more chemicals from brine ... at the time included most of the world's largest chemical suppliers ... Dow Chemical quickly moved to fill the gap, producing magnesium for incendiary flares, monochlorobenzene and phenol for explosives, and bromine for medicines and tear gas ...
Saran (plastic) - History
... Polyvinylidene chloride (PVdC) was discovered at Dow Chemical (Michigan, USA) in 1933 when a lab worker, Ralph Wiley was having trouble washing ... Dow Chemical later named the product Saran, eliminating its green hue and ridding it of its offensive odor ... Reilly (Ralph Wiley's boss) and Ralph Wiley of The Dow Chemical Co ...
Fred Mc Lafferty - Dow Chemical
... He took a position at Dow Chemical in Midland, Michigan in 1950 and was in charge of mass spectrometry and gas chromatography from 1950 to 1956 ... In 1956, he became the Director of Dow’s Eastern Research Lab in Framingham, Massachusetts ...
1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane - Lawsuits
... Workers at the Dow Chemical plant producing DBCP were made sterile by exposure to DBCP ... Most domestic uses of the chemical were banned in 1977 ... growing concerns over DBCP's effects on male workers, Dow ceased production and reclaimed DBCP that had been shipped to its users ...
James C. Stevens - Awards and Achievements
... the North American Catalysis Society 2007 University of Chicago Bloch Medal 2006 The Dow Chemical Company Herbert H ... Dow Medal 2006 ACS National Award in Industrial Chemistry 2006 Ben Gurion Medal – Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel 2006 Perkin Medal in recognition of his ... contributions to industrial chemistry 2003 Brazosport Section of the American Chemical Society “Scientific Achievement Award” 2001 National Medal of Technology was awarded to Dow Chemical ...

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