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Analysis of cosmetic products containing components of hemp or cannabis
Hemp and hemp products can now be found in numerous cosmetics. The BfR stipulates strict specifications for the content of THC in its use. In its GMP-certified laboratory, WESSLING tests compliance with the specified quality standards.
Colour fastness and optical brighteners – new standards bring changes in test requirements for paper
On 1 February 2019, new standards were published for testing the colour fastness of coloured papers (EN 646:2019-02) and optical brightened papers (EN 648:2019-02). This has resulted in changes in laboratory analysis.
Microplastics in the environment – Current status of research
What is the current status of the expert discussion on microplastics in the environment? An overview of the debate is now provided by a publication of the BMBF, to which our WESSLING microplastics expert Dr Jens Reiber contributed.
The Waterways and Shipping Authority of the German city of Trier was granted the German Hazardous Substance Protection Award. A method for low-emission work with asbestos contamination developed in close cooperation with WESSLING convinced the jury.
How does our body process mould toxins ingested with food? Jonas Specht was recently granted the Study Award for the best master's thesis in the field of food chemistry for his outstanding master's thesis on this topic by WESSLING.