What is said to be the fi rst comprehensive handbook and database on antistatic additives for plastics and other materials is available from Research and Markets Ltd. of Dublin, Ireland.

What is said to be the fi rst comprehensive handbook and database on antistatic additives for plastics and other materials is available from Research and Markets Ltd. of Dublin, Ireland. Handbook of Antistatics includes a review of existing literature and patents on additives capable of modifying materials to make them antistatic, electrically conductive, and/or EMI-shielding. Price is 198 euros. Also new is Database of Antistatics (294 euros), a separate publication on more than 600 materials used as antistatic additives in various materials. It covers physical properties, health and safety, ecological properties, and use and performance. Orders can be placed via fax at (646)-607-1907 or online at www.researchandmarkets.com