Category: Product Sustainability

Descriptive Analytics – The Basis & Basics of All Things Dashboard

Jul 2017

Author: Dave Williams

Categories: Chemical Management, General Information, Product Development, Product Sustainability

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Analytics, widgets, dashboards and business intelligence (BI) are terms that have been around for some time. However, you may not know that analytics is broken out into four major types. The first and most commonly available type is Descriptive Analytics which is the basis of all things dashboard. Wait! You just used “Descriptive Analytics” and…

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OSHA Publishes Hazard Classification Guidance

Mar 2016

Author: SiteHawk

Categories: HazCom Compliance, Product Development, Product Sustainability

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OSHA recently published an OSHA Hazard Classification Guidance document to help manufacturers and importers of chemicals. The document helps them comply with the hazard classification portion of HCS. What is in the OSHA Hazard Classification Guidance? The 432-page OSHA Hazard Classification Guidancedocument provides comprehensive guidance on hazard classification including sections on: The process of data collection…

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Proposed Changes to the GHS “Purple Book”, Revision 6

Nov 2014

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, Product Sustainability, SDS Authoring, SDS Management

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Every two years, the UN Sub-committee releases an updated version of the official text of the GHS, commonly known as the “Purple Book.”  In 2015, they will release the sixth revision. Among the changes that are expected to be in the sixth revision are new physical hazard classes and hazard categories, guidance for the physical properties in section 9…

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Apple Releases Banned Chemical List

Aug 2014

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, Product Development, Product Sustainability

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As noted in Macworld’s recent article, Apple published its first list of regulated substances (banned chemical list).  Amid calls for increased scrutiny regarding the potential usage of carcinogenic substances, Apple concluded that no widespread use of benzene or n-hexane had occurred in its manufacturing facilities. In a growing trend amongst product manufacturers, Apple’s move highlights…

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Product Stewardship Initiatives Leading to More Chemical Information on Two Fronts, Company and Consumer

Jul 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, Product Sustainability

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You probably saw it more than once at the grocery store and you see articles about it all the time online and in magazines. More and more consumers are comparing and contrasting nutritional information on the food they buy. Vitamins, fat content, serving size etc., it’s all right there for anyone to see. Stick with…

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