REACH compliance Articles

  • Mining Emissions Effectively Monitored with Micro Pulse LiDAR Technology

    Mining operations include blasting, excavating, scraping, and sifting large amounts of dirt. These activities create dust and other emissions that are transported by air currents to surrounding areas. It is easy to say that dangerous particulate matter (PM) generated by mining should be monitored and kept to a minimum; however, it is very challenging to measure the levels of contaminants in the ...

  • Geomembrana HDPE Liner for Gold Mine Tailings Pond in Indonesia - Case Study

    Geomembrana HDPE liner, also known as geomembrane HDPE liner, is the  very low permeability synthetic membrane liner used with geotechnical engineering related material so as to contain fluid or gas migration in a human-made project, structure, or system. BPM brand high quality Geomembrana HDPE liner is manufactured with ...

  • Managing compliant MSDSs and labels

    Chemical regulatory compliance is growing in complexity as product sourcing and formulations proliferate and organizations expand into new markets on a global scale. Staying current with the requirements of international regulatory initiatives such as the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) and the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Complex regulatory landscape creates compliance challenges

    The last two years have given shape to a complex regulatory landscape, with the United Nation's Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), The European Union's Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulatory framework, and the United States' anticipated reform of the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA), taking center ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • TGS Incident Management - Case Study

    Learn how TGS identifies safety trends and reports safety events faster, through mobile devices.   Robert Wesley shares how TGS has improved organization processes by decreasing the time of incident reporting, increasing communication to reach their objective of incident reduction as a result of maintaining compliance.  TGS is utilizing programs from regAction to track and ...


    By regAction

  • Looking Outside the Box: Outsourcing Solves Regulatory Compliance Challenges

    In the late 1980's, tough environmental health and safety regulations were enacted in the U.S. in response to increased concerns about industrial safety on a national scale. Regulatory compliance became a challenge, and Menasha Corporation began placing their MSDS's online. This early system was 'small scale, modem-based, and did not offer round-the-clock support services,' according to Keith ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Japan’s new era of chemical management - coming up this April

    2010 and 2011 will be challenging years for companies manufacturing, importing or handling chemical substances in Japan. Major amendments 20 May 2009 to the “Act on the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture, etc” (or Chemical Substances Control Law), sometimes referred to as Japanese REACH, will soon come into effect in two phases: 1 April 2010 and 1 April 2011. ...

  • Towards sustainability through innovation

    The present work addresses the practicality of achieving sustainability through innovation. In order to link between sustainability and innovation, a good understanding of the essence of each of them is required. There are various factors that can significantly affect eco–innovation. These factors are discussed, and the challenges that the process of integrating sustainability into innovation ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The effects of low and very low doses of ionising radiation on human health and biotopes: radioecology and dosimetry

    The main purpose of this paper is to explain the Radiological Assessment Programme implemented by Nucleoelectrica Argentina SA (NASA) in the Atucha I NPP and Atucha II NPP sites. Atucha I NPP reached its first criticality in 1974, while Atucha II NPP will start its commercial operation in the last quarter of 2011. The Radiological Assessment Programme verifies the compliance of the basic safety ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Substances of very high concern = major market opportunities or products of concern?

    Do the products you sell in Europe contain REACH candidate substances of very high concern (SVHC)? While the question may seem relatively simple, the answer is often less easy. Many companies do not have a fine grasp on the chemicals present in their product components and are thus exposing themselves to major risks. For example, many manufacturers are unaware that the simple fact that 15 ...

  • Japanese REACH - Now fully implemented

    On 1 April 2011, amendments to the Chemical Substances Control Law (official name: Act on the Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture, etc. / 化学物質の審査及び製造等の規制に関する法律), commonly referred to as Japanese REACH, fully entered ...

  • Achieving the benefits of carbon trading: It`s all in the design

    The global carbon market is real and growing rapidly. The World Bank reported that the market grew in 2006 to reach US$30 billion and that the value of carbon credits being bought and sold nearly tripled in 2006 from 2005 levels. For 2007, indications are that this rapid pace of growth has continued, driven by regulations at the national level under the Kyoto Protocol, at the corporate level ...

  • Step-by-Step: Process control eco lifecycle assessment and improvement

    In the new green business climate, global manufacturing companies must continually assess and improve their products and processes to retain customers; gain competitive advantage; and comply with environmental legislation like RoHS, REACH, WEEE, and EuP. Eco lifecycle assessment and improvement processes are required for the management of the critical environmental aspects and impacts of product ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • What Are Full Material Disclosures? [VIDEO]

    Successful companies are always looking for ways to streamline their business, find efficiencies and lower costs. Within materials compliance departments, the best way for companies to achieve this is through the collection of full material disclosures (FMDs) from their supply chain. Instead of requesting material declarations for specific substances, full material disclosures allow companies ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • The effects of low and very low doses of ionising radiation on human health and biotopes: radioecology and dosimetry

    The main purpose of this paper is to explain the Radiological Assessment Programme implemented by Nucleoelectrica Argentina SA (NASA) in the Atucha I NPP and Atucha II NPP sites. Atucha I NPP reached its first criticality in 1974, while Atucha II NPP will start its commercial operation in the last quarter of 2011. The Radiological Assessment Programme verifies the compliance of the basic safety ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • New Look, Same Great Company

    Niagara Falls, NY --- September 15, 2010--- ICC Compliance Center is very proud to announce the launch of our re-branding campaign.   Our refreshed image is designed to support our vision to become the recognized North American industry expert and provider for transportation, health and safety compliance products and consulting services.    ICC Compliance Center has seen ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Environmental Asset Management

    Location: 20+ Sites across the US Project Start Date: 2008 Element Markets manages emissions compliance for one of the largest private equity firms in the United States. Our client controls several projects that require an array of compliance services, and they rely on our expertise to centrally manage every aspect and to optimize value across their portfolio. ...


    By Element Markets LLC

  • UK’s NCEC uses US software to author Reach compliant data sheets

    The UK’s National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) has chosen a software platform from US-headquartered The Wercs to author material safety data sheets (MSDS) that comply with Europe’s chemical legislation Reach, as well as the UN's Globally Harmonised System (GHS), the software company said on Thursday. As critical deadlines approach for Reach and GHS, the NCEC will ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Exploring reach as potential data source for characterizing ecotoxicity in life cycle assessment

    Toxicity models in life cycle impact assessment (LCIA) currently only characterize a small fraction of marketed substances. This is mainly due to limitations in the underlying ecotoxicity data. One approach to improve the current data situation in LCIA is to explore new data sources, such as the European database of the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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