Category: HazCom Compliance

Regulation Round-Up: Proposed TSCA Reform – Safe Chemicals Act of 2010/2011

Oct 2012

Author: kmcgee

Categories: General Information, HazCom Compliance

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In a nutshell, The Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 that made it out of the senate committee would require businesses that produce and process chemicals to test the chemicals now in use that have never been tested for toxic impact on human health and the environment, and place the onus on companies both to prioritize action for chemicals of high concern, and inform the public about all the chemicals they put into their products.

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Hazcom 2012 Enforcement Guidance — A Muddy Picture Begins to Clear (Slowly).

Oct 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, SDS Management

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This picture is still under reconstruction as NFPA works toward enforcement guidance related to emergency responder use of the “diamond” label going forward.

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Regulation Cross Reference List Reaches 140 Regulations

Oct 2012

Author: SiteHawk

Categories: Chemical Management, GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, Product Development, SDS Management

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Now with 140 regulations our customers have even greater and more powerful information at their finger-tips. Also companies can submit regulations to SiteHawk that are not currently listed in our library for inclusion into the cross reference list.

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Regulation Round-Up: Green Chemistry & Consumer Product Regulations (State level)

Aug 2012

Author: kmcgee

Categories: Chemical Management, General Information, HazCom Compliance

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Background: At the forefront of the Green Chemistry movement, California introduced its Green Chemistry Initiative in 2008 with the stated goal of removing, reducing, or replacing potentially harmful chemicals in consumer products. The initiative encourages Green Chemistry practitioners to design new products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances:…

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Regulation Round-Up GHS Globally Harmonized System

Jul 2012

Author: kmcgee

Categories: Chemical Management, HazCom Compliance

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We’d like to introduce a new regular series to our blog, “The Regulation round-Up”. What we aim to do is educate our readers on changes to regulations that will directly affect the frontline EH&S people and their organizations. We hope this will give our readers some insight to employ a proactive, efficient, and cost-effective approach…

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