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Barley seeds untreated (left) and treated (right) with microorganisms
Kazakhstan biologists find replacement for chemical fertilizers

Kazakhstan scientists are developing biological products based on soil microorganisms stimulating growth of plants.

Kazakhstan biologists find replacement for chemical fertilizers
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West has 'hard evidence' of Syria chemical weapons: envoy

Western nations have "hard evidence" that chemical weapons have been used at least once in the Syrian war but a UN investigation is now unlikely to get into the country.

West has 'hard evidence' of Syria chemical weapons: envoy
UN chief says chemical weapon use would be 'outrageous'
UN chief says chemical weapon use would be 'outrageous'

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon "remains convinced that the use of chemical weapons by any party (in Syria) under any circumstances would constitute an outrageous crime".

UN chief says chemical weapon use would be 'outrageous'
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Kazakhstan to sell sodium cyanide to Tajikistan

Kazakhstan will start supplying sodium cyanide to neighboring Tajikistan in the end of 2014.

Kazakhstan to sell sodium cyanide to Tajikistan
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Kazakhstan Food Academy denies harmfulness of sodium benzoate in Kazakhstan milk

Sodium benzoate is allowed in milk as a substance not effecting human health at low concentration: Kazakhstan Food Academy.

Kazakhstan Food Academy denies harmfulness of sodium benzoate in Kazakhstan milk
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Dangerous sodium benzoate discovered in Kazakhstan-made milk

The E211 additive is an allergenic agent and is able to behave as a carcinogen damaging DNA structure when consumed in big quantities.

Dangerous sodium benzoate discovered in Kazakhstan-made milk
Ye Htut. ©REUTERS
Myanmar denies using chemical weapons on rebels

Myanmar on Thursday denied accusations it had used chemical weapons against ethnic minority rebels in the northern state of Kachin, where an escalating conflict has overshadowed wider political reforms.

Myanmar denies using chemical weapons on rebels
Russia: 'political suicide' if Assad uses chemical arms
Russia: 'political suicide' if Assad uses chemical arms

Russia said on Monday it would be "political suicide" for the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad if it used chemical weapons against the armed opposition.

Russia: 'political suicide' if Assad uses chemical arms
'Strong warning' to Assad over chemical arms: Clinton
'Strong warning' to Assad over chemical arms: Clinton

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday issued a "strong warning" to the regime of Bashar al-Assad over the potential use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people.

'Strong warning' to Assad over chemical arms: Clinton
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S. Korea probes toxic leak as impact worsens

South Korea on Friday launched a full inquiry into a toxic chemical leak in the southeastern city of Gumi, as officials considered designating the affected area a "disaster zone".

S. Korea probes toxic leak as impact worsens
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi. ©REUTERS
Iran warns against Syrian use of chemical weapons

Iran on Monday added its voice to warnings against Syria ever using chemical weapons in its increasingly large-scale war with anti-government insurgents.

Iran warns against Syrian use of chemical weapons
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Syrian regime plans to use chemical weapons: report

The Syrian regime plans to deploy chemical weapons against its own people "as a last resort", the former head of Syria's chemical arsenal told The Times newspaper in an interview published Wednesday.

Syrian regime plans to use chemical weapons: report
Assad will use chemical weapons: top defector
Assad will use chemical weapons: top defector

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will use chemical weapons against opposition forces and may have already deployed them, Nawaf Fares.

Assad will use chemical weapons: top defector
Kazphosphate. Photo courtesy of ztgzt.kz
Production of sodium hexametaphosphate and phosphates launched in Zhambyl oblast

Nazarbayev launched production of sodium hexametaphosphate and phosphates in Zhambyl oblast.

Production of sodium hexametaphosphate and phosphates launched in Zhambyl oblast
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Dangerous pesticides discovered in Chinese tea

Greenpeace experts discovered hazardous substances in green, jasmine and Ulun teas of 9 leading Chinese producers.

Dangerous pesticides discovered in Chinese tea
Chrome anhydrate packed in the barrels. Photo courtesy of flagma.ru
Highly poisonous chemicals stolen from Aktobe plant

5 tons of packed chrome anhydrate were stolen from the chrome compositions plant in Aktobe.

Highly poisonous chemicals stolen from Aktobe plant
Chemical reagents. ©RIA Novosti
Labor capacity exceeded $30 000 per person in chemical industry of Kazakhstan

Labor capacity exceeded $30 000 per person in the chemical industry of Kazakhstan.

Labor capacity exceeded $30 000 per person in chemical industry of Kazakhstan
De-icer application. ©RIA Novosti
De-icer for airplanes will be produced in Pavlodar

Pavlodar chemical plant KazBytChim will start producing a de-icer for airplanes.

De-icer for airplanes will be produced in Pavlodar