November 19, 2023
Editorial: Air Pollution from Wildfires Can Cause Serious Health Problems
Read commentary from three human health experts on air pollution from wildfires and its associated health risks.
November 15, 2023
CIRI Presents its Vaping Research During the CSHEMA Fall Webinar
Tune into the upcoming CSHEMA webinar featuring CIRI's presentation, "Vaping on Campus: What the Research Says on Emissions and Potential Health Impacts," on December 5, 2023, at 1 p.m. ET.
November 14, 2023
3D Printing Research Poster Presentation
Chemical Insights Research Institute is presenting its latest research on 3D printer emissions at the annual American College of Toxicology meeting in Orlando, Florida.
October 31, 2023
Release of Summary of Building Resilience for Health Summit
The two-day hosted by CIRI and USGBC event featured participation from thought leaders and industry experts addressing areas of concern for the built environment community and the need for resilience in the face of climate change and related weather impacts.
October 30, 2023
Looking Through the Smoke: Wildfire Research
Read the October edition of Foresight to learn about our key initiatives and review some of our newest information.
Who We Are
Chemical Insights Research Institute
Dedicated to improving human health
Chemical Insights Research Institute is on the front line of research on emerging environmental health threats facing people and the planet today. Our work lets people around the world know what chemicals are in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the products we interact with every day. Our leadership role is to provide objective research and resulting knowledge for improved practices, innovative product design, and changes that enable safer products and healthier environments.
3D PRINTING EMISSIONS
Researching emissions and health risks
Research evaluates current 3D printing technologies and the effects of their pollutant emissions on human health.
Reducing pollutant exposures and improving human health
Research identifies chemical and particle sources of pollution, their impact on health and strategies to reduce exposures.
E-CIGARETTES AND VAPING
Evaluating human health risks from vape aerosols
Research evaluates human toxicity associated with chemical and particulate aerosols of these emissions.
FLAME RETARDANTS AND FURNITURE FLAMMABILITY
Reducing fire and chemical risks to safeguard human health
Research assesses flame retardants in consumer goods, exposure routes and levels, and evaluates flammability control without use.
GLOBAL AIR POLLUTION
Determining the sources and toxicity of air pollutant exposure
Research identifies chemical and particle sources of pollution, their impact on human health, and solutions to reduce exposure.
Characterizing PFAS exposure associated with textiles
Research develops analytical and toxicological methods for characterizing exposure routes from textiles containing PFAS.
Measuring the health impact of environmental pollution
Research studies how biological factors may increase individual susceptibility to environmental disease.
WILDFIRES AND THE WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE
Understanding pollutants in wildfires
Research evaluates personal and community health risks associated with wildfire smoke.