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  • Best practices in Global MSDS authoring and distribution

    Organizations of all sizes face increasing challenges from globalization and changinginternational regulatolY initiatives.These challenges affect an organization'sability to produce and maintain materialsafety data sheets (MSDSs). MSDSs arerequired during sale, use, storage, andshipment of hazardous chemicals. Global MSDS RequirementsCountries have different requirementsand guidelines for ...


    By 3E Company

  • New approaches in MSDS management

    From its inception to present day, the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) has evolved, mostly for convenience, into a document that provides data in greater detail than the standard requires. The creation and maintenance of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) was mandated by OSHA via the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) on Nov. 23, 1983, and amended on Sept. 23, 1987, to include all employers ...


    By 3E Company

  • Integrating MSDS with chemical inventory management

    In June 2011, Lab Manager Magazine, along with ChemSW Inc. and 3E Company, hosted a “Product Showcase” webinar on “How to Seamlessly Integrate MSDSs with Chemical Inventory Management.” An expert from each company gave a brief presentation on inventory and data management challenges and best practices for implementing an integrated Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) system. ...


    By 3E Company

  • The 5 Keys to Web-based MSDS Management

    A Material Safety Data Sheet, called an "MSDS" or sometimes just "SDS," contains critical safety information. With environmental issues and safety concerns on the rise, companies now face a dual challenge of mitigating risk to employees while reducing the high costs and complexities of Environmental, ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • MSDS evolution: from document to data to globalization

    OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) was first adopted in 1983 for the manufacturing sector. In 1987, the agency expanded the scope of coverage to include all industries where employees are potentially exposed to hazardous chemicals. The catalyst for HCS was the powerful Right-to-Know (RTK) movement that gained momentum in the late 1970s, first at the state level, as it forged ahead to ...


    By 3E Company

  • KMG Electronic Chemicals Electrified by 3E’s Fast and Reliable MSDS Authoring Service

    Background KMG Electronic Chemicals, Inc., supplies acids, solvents, and other chemicals used in the manufacture of semiconductors primarily from its state of the art facility in Pueblo, Colorado. Customers use these products to etch and clean wafers at each production layer. In Europe, its subsidiary, KMG Italia S.r.l., operates from a manufacturing and warehouse facility near ...


    By 3E Company

  • Cerexagri/UPI Case Study - Hosted MSDS Authoring Software - SAP Integration

    Cerexagri is the crop-science business unit of Arkema with annual revenues of about EUR 200 million. The company specializes in plant protection products, mainly fungicides and post-harvest treatment products for fruits and vegetables, where it is market leader. Cerexagri has over 70 years of experience in the global market. Headquartered in Trenton, NJ, UPI is the North American division of ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • More than penalty avoidance - the role of the MSDS throughout the supply chain

    Environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance programs are typically geared toward delivering continuous improvement in performance and/or reducing risk. Companies that want to deliver sustainable ongoing improvements in compliance associated with handling chemicals are best advised to take a full-lifecycle approach to understanding and managing chemical product compliance across the ...


    By 3E Company

  • Supreme Chemicals of Georgia Utilizes 3E’s MSDS Authoring Service with Optimal Results

    Background Supreme Chemicals’ Krud Kutter® brand products are used by major industrial applicators (Ford, General Motors, Boeing), schools, hospitals, hotels, theme parks (Disney, Six Flags), cruise lines (Royal Caribbean, Carnival), numerous contractors and end users nationwide. Their products are sold throughout 15,000 retail outlets, including leading home centers, ...


    By 3E Company

  • 5 Questions To Ask Before Choosing An Electronic MSDS Management System

    MSDS Management is a real pain in the neck, to put it one way. If you secretly know you're not 100% in compliance, you're not alone. OSHA studies show that only around 70% of a company's hazardous chemical inventory has accurate MSDS's available. But what can you do? Electronic MSDS management is being adopted with increasing frequency. After all, anything has to be better than trying to keep ...


    By Chemical Safety Software

  • Case study - Sealed Air chooses UL The Wercs to replace six disparate MSDS systems

    The Situation With operations in more than 60 countries, JohnsonDiversey, Inc. (JDI| is a leading global provider of cleaning and hygiene solutions to the institutional and industrial marketplace. JDI serves customers in the lodging, food services, retail, health care, food and beverage sectors as well as building service contractors worldwide. The Challenge ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Brenntag Utilizes 3E’s SAP EHS Solutions to Distribute and Deliver Optimized Global HSE Program

    Background   Brenntag is the global market leader in full-line chemical distribution in terms of sales (based on 2008 data). Linking chemical manufacturers and chemical users the company provides business-to-business distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals globally. With over 10,000 products and a highly diverse supplier base, Brenntag offers ...


    By 3E Company

  • Actio updates MSDS Vault materials management system, to lower regulatory risks for manufacturers

    Vault helps companies manage Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) compliance and mitigate regulatory risks. Actio materials information management software includes enhanced user interface, direct integration with Actio supply chain communication tools and supplier data collection modules, automated revision management, screening materials against hundreds of global regulation lists, and snap-on ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • Intelligent Authoring for MSDS and other Compliance Documents: A Global Strategic Solution to a Global Strategic Issue

    In the coatings industry, as in all consumer-oriented businesses, the demand is driven by a mosaic of cultures, traditions, taste, disposable income, environmental concerns, climate, etc. Customers have to choose among hundreds of products and they want to know everything about this blue decorating, construction or industrial paint they are about to buy. Nowadays, people do not only buy a ...


  • Summit Industrial Products Advances Business Process Innovation for Private Label and MSDS Authoring

    Summit Industrial Products (Summit), a wholly-owned subsidiary of German-based Klüber Lubrication, manufactures specialty lubricants under private label relationships. The company manufactures more than 5,000 products at its three North American manufacturing facilities. Due to the increase in demand for its products, Summit began to evaluate numerous initiatives to improve critical business ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • 3E Company`s MSDS On Demand Program has the Right Ingredients for PJ Food Service at Papa John`s International, Inc.

    Background Papa John’s is a leading pizza restaurant chain, with 3,500 locations in all 50 states and 29 countries. To ensure quality and consistency across all their locations, Papa John’s depends on its subsidiary PJ Food Service, which supplies all restaurants with everything from pizza dough to cleaning supplies. Deb Vessels, Safety Coordinator at ...


    By 3E Company

  • Case study - Celanese centralizes global hazard communications with The WERCS

    The Situation Celanese Corporation is a global producer of industrial chemicals, high-performance polymers and acetate fibers. The company has more than 9,000 employees with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. Since 2000, Celanese has relied on The WERCS to provide material safety data sheet (MSDS) authoring and managing capabilities in North America. As Celanese expanded ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Secondary Effluent Depth Filtration Medium Capacity

    ABSTRACTThe filter medium has a maximum accumulation capacity for the particulate material removed from the suspension that is being filtered. The maximum accumulation capacity (generally referred to as maximum specific deposit [MSD]) of the filter is basically an equilibrium condition, when the binding strength between the particles and the collecting medium (collecting medium can be the medium ...

  • 3E Helps Amarillo’s Osage Water Treatment Plant Wrangle its MSDSs

    Background Located in the center of the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo offers all the conveniences of big city living in a friendly and small town atmosphere. The city’s 180,000 residents rely on the Osage Water Treatment Plant to provide them with clean, potable water. The plant operates on a 24 hour a day schedule, and has a treatment capacity of seventy million gallons of ...


    By 3E Company

  • Merck Sharp & Dohme - Case Study

    MSD (formerly Schering-Plough) is located in Brinny in County Cork, Ireland and employs over 550 people. The site is a centre of excellence for the manufacture and quality assurance of its biotechnology based pharmaceutical products. The state of the art facility includes large scale Fermentation, Purification, Sterile Manufacturing and Quality Control operations. The main product for ...


    By Scannell Solutions Limited

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