Enamelled drinking glasses and popular merchandise can contain potentially toxic levels of lead and cadmium, a study has shown. Researchers at the University of Plymouth carried out 197 tests on 72 new and second-hand drinking glass products, including tumblers, beer and wine glasses, and jars. They more
Drinking glasses can contain potentially harmful levels of lead and cadmium
Thermo Fisher Scientific and Gerresheimer Group to Form Joint Venture Creating Leading Glass Labware Business
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. announced that it has signed an agreement with the Gerresheimer Group to form a joint venture that would create a leading manufacturer of disposable and reusable glass labware for scientific laboratories. Gerresheimer is a global supplier of specialty glass and plastic more
Merck KGaA to Sell VWR International to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
Merck KGaA and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc., a leading global private equity firm, have entered into a stock purchase agreement whereby a fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice will buy 100% of Merck's laboratory distribution business, VWR International, for USD 1.68 billion. The agreement is su more