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SiteHawk Communicator Enhances Data Consolidation Functionalities

Today, January 21, 2018, SiteHawk has enhanced SiteHawk Communicator, the leading global solution for chemical data management with a number of new features and improvements. New features include an innovative functionality which enables users to consolidate materials within SDS Notebooks making SDS search more accurate and less time consuming. Harmonize Your SDS Notebooks, Simplify SDS Search…

The Tide-Pod Challenge – People Are Intentionally Ingesting Laundry Detergent

Yes, that’s correct. The big craze on the internet right now is people trying to eat laundry detergent pods. As reported by the Washington Post, CNN and other major news networks, teens are daring each other to eat Tide pods. In the spirit of Porky Parry’s attempt to swallow a spoonful of cinnamon, the guy…

New Additions to SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern) Candidate List Shared in ECHA Weekly!

In advance of the usual formal January update to the EU’s Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) the forthcoming set of updates have been shared on ECHA Weekly. In addition to an update to the intrinsic properties listed with BPA there are also seven new substances that will be added to the list…

California Amends Prop 65’s Article 6 Clear and Reasonable Warnings

An announcement was made yesterday that amendments to Article 6, Clear and Reasonable Warnings section of Prop 65 have been approved. There are amendments to 12 different sections beginning with changes to the definitions for authorized agent, label, labeling and sign through changes to the furniture product exposure warnings – content, with additions and deletions…

Alberta Updates OHS Safety Bulletin on WHMIS 1988 to WHMIS 2015 Transition

The updated bulletin, although only 3 pages, contains some great information on the changes to the OHS code and the transition for employers. Here are just some of the highlights from the updated bulletin. The OHS code part 29 will change to match Federal legislation. Three transition options for employers are outlined bringing some clarification…

The California Cleaning Product Right to Know Act

The California Governor has signed the California Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017 (Senate Bill No. 258) into law. This new piece of legislation includes specific requirements for which ingredients and information must be disclosed on both the manufacturer’s website by 2020 and the product label by 2021. These new requirements impact the…

Possible Amendments to HMIRA & HPA

A few weeks ago we shared details on the proposed amendments to the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR). In addition to the proposed HPR amendments published that day in the Gazette there was also a Notice of Intent for possible amendments to both the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act (HMIRA) and the Hazardous Products Act (HPA)…

Proposed Amendments to Canada’s HPR

Canada initially adopted UN GHS with the publication of the Hazardous Products Act (HPA) and Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR) in 2015. Under the previous, Controlled Products Regulations (CPR) there was a provision that allowed concentration ranges to be used on MSDSs however this was not retained in the HPR. Since the concentration associated to ingredients…

Print Chemical Hazard Labels with SiteHawk Communicator

On October 22, 2017, SiteHawk, the global leader in chemical data management announced the release of SIteHawk Communicator v8.11 This release includes includes major enhancements to labeling functionality, making it easier than ever to print chemical hazard labels in a wide variety of sizes and formats. Chemical Hazard Labels – Configurable Printing Options Producing compliant…