Chemistry International
Vol. 21 (1999)

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Awards and Prizes

AOAC International Harvey W. Wiley Award (James Lawrence), 124

American Chemical Society Mark Award (James Economy), 58

American Chemical Society Marvin J. Johnson Award (Murray Moo-Young), 151

American Chemical Society Priestley Medal (Ronald Breslow), 151

Canadian Society for Chemistry Lemieux Award (Erwin Buncel), 91

CNC/IUPAC Travel Awards Announced, 153

IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists, 183

King Faisal International Prize, 57

Maison de la Chimie Foundation Prize, 57

Researchers Benefit from Chemical Structure Association Trust Awards and Bursaries, 151

Conference Announcements

AOAC International Annual Meeting and Exposition (113th), 59

Cereal and Bread Congress, 11th International, 185

Cereals and Their Food Processing Technology and Equipment, 99th International Symposium and Exhibition, 184

Chemical Conference and Exhibition (58th) and Caribbean Chemical Conference (7th), 59

Chemical Engineering, Environmental Protection, and Biotechnology (ACHEMA 2000), 26th Exhibition-Congress and International Meeting on, 124

Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (CPT 2000), 7th World Congress on 155

Colloid and Surface Science Symposium (Colloid 2000), 74th 155

Dietary Fiber–2000: Processing, Milling, and Nutritional Effects, Joint ICC/AOAC International Conference on, 185

Electrochemistry for Science and Technology, 7th International Frumkin Symposium on, 156

Fluorescence Spectroscopy (MAFS6), 6th International Conference on Methods and Applications of, 26

Food Freezing: Quality, Nutrition, and Safety, 3rd European Congress on, 184

Gas Analysis, Symposium and Exhibition on, 154

Green Chemistry, 2nd Postgraduate Summer School on, 93

Heterocyclic Chemistry (ICHC), 17th International Congress of, 59

Homogeneous Catalysis, 12th International Symposium on, 155

Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography (HTC-6), 6th International Symposium on, 25

Latin American Congress of Chemistry, 24th, 156

LIMS International Conference and Exhibition (lims99), 92

Macrocyclic Chemistry (ISMC"99), 24th International Symposium on, 27

Meteorology at the Millennium, 185

Multiphoton Processes, 8th International Conference on, 60

Natural Products as a Source of Crop Protection, 184

Pharmacologists, 8th Southeast Asia Western Pacific Regional Meeting of, 154

Pharmacology and Therapeutics in the 21st Century, International Congress on Frontiers in, 154

Philosophy, History, and Education in Analytical Chemistry, 4th International Symposium on, 59

Plasma Chemistry (ISPC), 14th International Symposium on, 25

Plutonium Futures–The Science, 27

Polymer Analysis and Characterization (ISPAC-12), 12th International Symposium on, 58

Polymers: Separation and Characterization of Macromolecules, 13th Bratislava International Conference on, 59

Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-1), 1st International Conference on, 125

Process Development Symposium, 17th, 184

Regulatory Chemists and Laboratory Managers in Central European Countries, 3rd IOCD/IUPAC International Workshop for, 91

Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food (EuroResidue IV), International Conference on, 154

Rheology, 13th Internatioinal Congress on, 155

Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), 26th Meeting, 125

Sewage Treatment Strategies for Coastal Areas and Small Communities, 184

Sound Management of Chemicals, UNITAR/IFCS Thematic Workshop on Developing and Strengthening National Legislation and Policies for the, 91

Starch 2000, International Conference, 184

Symposium on Common Themes in Transcription and RNA Processing, 59

Theoretically Oriented Chemists (WATOC’99), 5th World Congress of, 27

Traceability in Analytical Chemistry, CITAC ’99 Japan Symposium on Cooperation on International, 93

Training and Scientific Development for Cereal Industries: Progress of Schools, Institutes, and Universities in the World, AITA/ICC AISTEC International Conference on, 184

Transport Processes in Inorganic Materials–Fundamentals to Devices, International Conference on, 154

Wastewater Treatment–Standards and Technologies to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century, CIWEM and Aqua Enviro Technology Transfer–Joint Millennium Conference, 185

Conference Calendar

Listings of IUPAC-Sponsored Conferences and Symposia

Featured Articles

Biodegradation of Chemical Warfare Agents, 173

Bioinformatics and the Internet, 33

Chemistry in Africa: A Joint AAPAC—IUPAC Meeting, 1

Chemistry in Today’s Brazil, 169

Historical Overview of the South African Chemical Industry, 71

Medicinal Chemistry Graduate School Curriculum and Its Contribution to the Pharmaceutical Industry in Japan, 138

Present Status of Science in Cuba: Focus on Chemistry, 40

Research and Training in Medicinal Chemistry in South and Central America and Sub-Saharan Africa, 65


Agenda for 40th IUPAC Council Meeting, 69

Biodegradation of Chemical Warfare Agents, 173

Election of Officers and Bureau Members, 40th IUPAC Council Meeting, 97

Highlights from the Web:–A Site Tour, 114

Highlights from the Web: A Web Site for the IUPAC Subcommittee on Gas Kinetic Data Evaluation for Atmospheric Chemistry, 143

IUPAC Delegate Report from 24th SCOR Assembly, 70

IUPAC 40th General Assembly, Report from, 161

IUPAC, IUPHAR, and IUTOX Report on Natural and Anthropogenic Environmental Estrogens: The Scientific Basis for Risk Assessment, 37

IUPAC—NIST Solubility Data Series, 36

IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists, 183

IUPAC 37th Congress–27th GDCh General Meeting, Report from, 166

IUPAC Web Site Map, 112

New NMR Data Standard for the Exchange and Archiving for Multidimensional Data Sets, 37

New Projects, 144

Newly Elected IUPAC Officers and Bureau Members, 164

Oil Spill Countermeasures, Technologies, and Response Methods (IUPAC), 121

President’s Report on the State of the Union, 129

Project on Strengthening the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, 71

Project Submission and Approval Process, 8

Report of IUPAC’s 1997 Accounts, 79

Report of IUPAC’s 1998 Accounts, 115

Report of IUPAC Activities (1998), 106

Report on the IUPAC/ISO REMCO/BAM/EUROLAB-D Workshop on Proper Use of Environmental Matrix Reference Materials, 142

Revision and Updating of IUPAC Red Book I, 144

Meeting Reports

Chemistry in Africa: A Joint AAPAC-IUPAC Meeting, 1

IUPAC Delegate Report from 24th SCOR Assembly, 70

FECS, Federation of European Chemical Societies General Assembly, 13

FLAQ, 23rd Latin American Chemical Congress, 12

Report on the IUPAC/ISO REMCO/BAM/EUROLAB-D Workshop on Proper Use of Environmental Matrix Reference Materials, 142

News and Notices from Other Societies and Unions

AOAC International Hires New Executive Director, 178

Bangladesh Chemical Society, New Officers, 17

CAIA, South African Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association, 71

FECS, Federation of European Chemical Societies General Assembly, 13, 16

ICSU, International Council for Science, 43

ISO, International Organization for Standardization, 12

Kuwait Chemical Society, New Officers, 17

Present Status of Science in Cuba: Focus on Chemistry, 40

SCOPE, Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment, 43

WHO, World Health Organization, 13

Provisional Recommendations

Biological Monitoring for Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) (Commission on Toxicology, VII.C.2), 145

Definitions of Basic Terms Relating to Low-Molar-Mass and Polymer Liquid Crystals (Commission on Macromolecular Nomenclature, IV.1), 124

Glossary of Terms Used in Theoretical Organic Chemistry (Commission on Physical Organic Chemistry, III.2), 88

IUPAC Guidelines for Terms Related to Chemical Speciation and Fractionation of Trace Elements: Definitions, Structural Aspects, and Methodological Approaches (Commission on Microchemical Techniques and Trace Analysis, V.2; Commission on Fundamental Environmental Chemistry, VI.1; and Commission on Toxicology, VII.C.2), 144

Nomenclature for X-ray Emission Spectrochemical Analysis (Commission on Analytical Nomenclature V.1), 182

Nomenclature of Lignans and Neolignans (IUBMB—IUPAC Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature, JCBN), 25

Nomenclature of Regular Single-Strand Organic Macromolecules (Commission on Macromolecular Nomenclature, IV.1), 182


Acetone, Environmental Health Criteria No. 207 (WHO), 181

Adsorption and its Applications in Industry and Environmental Protection (Elsevier), 149

Age of the Molecule (Royal Society of Chemistry), 121

Analytical Techniques for Inorganic Contaminants (AOAC International), 147

Basic Tests for Drugs, Pharmaceutical Substances, Medicinal Plant Materials, and Dosage Forms (WHO), 87

Benefit—Risk Balance for Marketed Drugs: Evaluating Safety Signals, Report of CIOMS Working Group IV (WHO), 48

Boron, Environmental Health Criteria No. 204 (WHO), 50

Chemicals from Plants: Perspectives on Plant Secondary Products (World Scientific Publishing), 52

Chemical Thermodynamics (IUPAC, Chemistry for the 21st Century Monograph), 84

Chemistry for the Energy Future (IUPAC, Chemistry for the 21st Century Monograph), 179

Chloroalkyl Ethers, Selected, Environmental Health Criteria No. 201 (WHO), 122

Chrysotile Asbestos, Environmental Health Criteria No. 203 (WHO), 148

Concise International Chemical Assessment Documents (CICADs, WHO), 27

COSTED Occasional Paper Series (COSTED Central Secretariat), 28

Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects (DOSE), 2nd Edition (Royal Society of Chemistry), 87

Drug Metabolism: Databases and High-Throughput Testing during Drug Design and Development (IUPAC), 84

Drugs: Photochemistry and Photostability (Royal Society of Chemistry), 147

Fatty Acids (Royal Society of Chemistry), 47

FDA Bacteriological Analytical Manual (BAM), 8th Edition (AOAC International), 148

Food Safety Management Tools (ILSI Europe), 51

Functional Food Science in Europe (ILSI Europe), 51

Guide to Drug Financing Mechanisms (WHO), 50

Guidelines for Drinking-Water Quality, Second Edition, Addendum to Volume I: Recommendations (WHO), 49

IUPAC, IUPHAR, and IUTOX Report on Natural and Anthropogenic Environmental Estrogens: The Scientific Basis for Risk Assessment, 37

Macromolecular Symposia, Volume 132: Ionic Polymerization (IUPAC), 85

Macromolecular Symposia, Volume 135: Recycling of Polymers (IUPAC), 86

Metabolic Pathways of Agrochemicals (Royal Society of Chemistry), 47

Methyl tertiary-Butyl Ether, Environmental Health Criteria No. 206 (WHO), 180

National Profile to Assess the Chemicals Management in Slovenia (Slovenian Government), 53

Nonheterocyclic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Selected, Environmental Health Criteria No. 202 (WHO), 122

Oil Spill Countermeasures, Technologies, and Response Methods (IUPAC), 121

Pesticide Leaching in Polders: Field and Model Studies on Cracked Clays and Loamy Sand (Lelystad), 53

Pesticide Residues in Food 1997, Part I: Toxicological and Environmental Evaluations (WHO), 49

Pesticides Laboratory Training Manual (AOAC International, Spanish Language Translation), 147

Quality Control Methods for Medicinal Plant Materials (WHO), 88

Recycling of Plastics for Food Contact Use (ILSI Europe), 51

Science Funding: The European Dimension (Royal Society), 86

Systematic Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry (German, Springer Verlag), 150

Toxicological Evaluation of Certain Veterinary Drug Residues in Food (WHO), 49

Transition Metal Catalysed Reactions (IUPAC, Chemistry for the 21st Century Monograph), 145

UN/ECE Comprehensive Chemical Legislation Database (CHEMLEX) on CD-ROM, 52

Use of Essential Drugs, Technical Report Series No. 882 (WHO), 149

Use of Matrix Reference Materials in Environmental Analysis (Royal Society of Chemistry), 87

WHO Expert Committee on Biological Standardization, 47th Report (Technical Report Series No. 878), 87

WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants, Volume 1, 181

Reports from IUPAC Bodies

Commission on Agrochemicals and the Environment (VI.4), 89

Commission on High-Temperature Materials and Solid-State Chemistry (II.3), 54

CTC (Committee on Teaching of Chemistry) Final Report on the Design and Field Testing of a Teaching Package for Environmental Chemistry (IUPAC/ICSU Project), 46

Water Pollution Management in India (Commission VI.3), 45

Reports from IUPAC-Sponsored Symposia

Calorimetry and Chemical Thermodynamics, International Symposium on, 77

Chemistry in Africa: A Joint AAPAC-IUPAC Meeting, 1

Chemistry of Natural Products (ISCNP-21), 21st IUPAC International Symposium on the, 111

Electrochemistry, 49th Annual Meeting of the International Society of, 78

IUPAC Working Party on Synthetic Pathways and Processes in Green Chemistry, 21

Macromolecules (MACRO ’98), 37th International Symposium on, 110

Mechanical Behavior of Polymers, 18th Discussion Conference on, 110

Medicinal Chemistry, 15th International Symposium on, 78

Novel Aromatic Compounds (ISNA-9), 9th International Symposium on, 24

OECD Workshop on Sustainable Chemistry, 17

Pesticide Chemistry, 9th IUPAC International Congress of, 22, 23


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