• Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) contain all the data a downstream user needs to work with a hazardous chemical. Required by law to be provided by the manufacturers of each chemical, SDSs cover everything from basic identification, hazards and safe handling processes to toxicological information, exposure control information, and substance stability and reactivity. The newer, more […]

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  • If your company is a downstream user of any hazardous chemicals that have been registered under REACH, you’ll likely be receiving new, in-depth safety data sheets from your suppliers. These data sheets will cover all of the uses in the lifecycle of the substances—from manufacture through waste—and will lead you step by step through any […]

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  • As regulations and toxicology continues to rapidly evolve, it’s important to have the best technology at your fingertips, especially if your company deals with potentially hazardous chemicals. To that end, Clean Production Action (CPA) has just released their newest version of their assessment guidance tool, GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals Hazard Assessment Guidance. If you’re already […]

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  • In the last 10 years more than 1,500 incidents have happened at chemical plants, causing over $2 billion in property damages and nearly 60 deaths. In response, the Executive Order Working group from EO 13650 is proposing revisions to their Risk Management Program (RMP) in 2016. Their intention is to enhance chemical industry operations to […]

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  • Exposure assessments are a key part of the TSCA and are used to determine everything from worker exposure during manufacturing to the overall environmental impact a chemical will have. The EPA prefers to assess this from concrete, measured data, but when there are gaps in the data it will generally rely on predictive models to […]

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