MUMBAI, September 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The Project Includes Field Testing of Fluoride Levels in Local Drinking Water Supplies
Palintest Ltd, the leading name in water analysis products, is delighted to support the AMCHI Dental Outreach Project in India. The AMCHI project aims to provide primary dental care to remote communities in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.
The project includes field testing of fluoride levels in local drinking water supplies as high concentrations can cause dental fluorosis in children - resulting in permanent tooth damage, pain and discomfort. Palintest Ltd has donated the equipment and reagents that will enable volunteers to perform the necessary tests simply, accurately and reliably.
The AMCHI 2012 project will provide initial primary dental care for villagers, as well as education regarding methods to limit exposure to high fluoride concentrations. The field testing equipment will be crucial to the education process and on-going prevention of the condition.
The AMCHI Dental Outreach Project 2012 is entirely funded by donation and donors can contribute via the
Based in the United Kingdom, Palintest (www.palintest.com) is a specialized manufacturer of water analysis technology, with its origins dating back to 1870. In the 1950s, Dr. Thomas Palin joined the company after developing the principal of breakpoint chlorination for water and inventing the DPD testing method for chlorine levels in drinking water. The DPD method, though over 50 years old, is still the recognised standard chlorine test both in China and around the world. Through continued improvement, refinement and innovation, the company is now the world's leading producer of a full range of testing equipment and reagents for water, soil, and the environment.
Halma p.l.c. (www.halma.com) is an international market leader in safety, health and sensor technology. Halma is a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange and has over 4000 employees in over 40 subsidiaries worldwide. Halma's subsidiaries make products that protect lives and improve the quality of life for people through innovation in market leading products which make its customers safer, more competitive and more profitable. These subsidiaries are assisting India's economy in areas such as manufacturing, energy, water and waste treatment, the environment, construction, transport and healthcare.
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SOURCE Palintest Ltd