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Propylene glycol earns dubious honor as 2018 “Allergen of the Year”

Propylene glycol earns dubious honor as 2018 “Allergen of the Year” 379 379 David Loughran

Each year, the American Contact Dermatitis Society designates an “Allergen of the Year.”  In 2018, that dubious honor was given to propylene glycol.  Propylene glycol, widely used to absorb water…

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Will chlorpyrifos survive the 9th Circuit?

Will chlorpyrifos survive the 9th Circuit? 379 379 Erica Freeman

The Trump Administration was back in front of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this week seeking to keep the insecticide chlorpyrifos on the U.S. market.  Chlorpyrifos, a suspected…

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Who will pay for the opioid epidemic?

Who will pay for the opioid epidemic? 379 379 David Loughran

Who will pay for the opioid epidemic?  The millions of individuals addicted to opioids and the hundreds of thousands of individuals who have died from opioid overdose, along with their…

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Carrier Management: Are Building Products Making Us Fat?

Carrier Management: Are Building Products Making Us Fat? 300 265 Bob Reville

Executive Summary FIRST ARTICLE OF A SERIES. There’s more scientific evidence that chemical compounds in building materials and plastics can be linked to obesity than that artificial sweeteners can be…

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PFOA & PFOS replacements under fire

PFOA & PFOS replacements under fire 379 379 David Loughran

DuPont and 3M introduced the commercial world to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the 1950s.  Decades later, the first generation of these water-, grease-, and stain-resistant chemicals – perfluorooctanoic…

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Praedicat Video: ChemMeta is Product Stewardship

Praedicat Video: ChemMeta is Product Stewardship 3952 2846 Yvonne Torres

https://vimeo.com/305844252 ChemMeta helps businesses identify, track and manage emerging risks emanating from their ingredients and products in an unbiased and systematic way at “machine scale”. To learn more about Praedicat’s…

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Artemis article – Praedicat aims to help ILS enter the casualty space: CEO Reville

Artemis article – Praedicat aims to help ILS enter the casualty space: CEO Reville 6558 4213 Yvonne Torres

Robert Reville, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Praedicat, an InsurTech risk modelling and analytics company for casualty re/insurers, has claimed that the company’s approach to disease litigation may create an…

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Locating 39,000 companies on the casualty catastrophe map

Locating 39,000 companies on the casualty catastrophe map 700 445 David Loughran

One of the many reasons casualty catastrophe is a challenge to model is that the insured’s exposure is driven by its past and present business activities: the industrial processes it…

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Press Release: AGCS extends Partnership with Praedicat to Mitigate Product Safety Risks for Liability Insurance Clients

Press Release: AGCS extends Partnership with Praedicat to Mitigate Product Safety Risks for Liability Insurance Clients 552 450 Yvonne Torres

Los Angeles/London/New York/Munich/Paris/Singapore – November 27, 2018: Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), the Allianz corporate insurance carrier, together with Praedicat, an InsurTech analytics company based in Los Angeles, are…

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Best’s Review Rendez-Vous Recap

Best’s Review Rendez-Vous Recap 1920 1268 Yvonne Torres

Reinsurers’ largest conference reveals the industry’s emerging risks, industry outlook and new opportunities. Robert Reville, Chief Executive Officer, Praedicat, said scientists have discovered in the past year that additives to…

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What’s the risk in learning about risks?

What’s the risk in learning about risks? 1920 1501 Stephen Jones

In talking with product stewardship and risk management professionals, we occasionally see a fear of too much knowledge.  You may believe that knowing about a specific risk means being held…

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The science of glyphosate – the court’s view

The science of glyphosate – the court’s view 1920 1056 Adam Grossman

This summer saw two major developments in glyphosate litigation: a California jury finding in favor of a plaintiff claiming glyphosate caused his non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and a federal judge deciding that…

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