safety data sheet Articles

  • Survey says: Material safety data sheet (MSDS)

    A good system for chemical management begins with a complete inventory of the laboratory's chemicals and a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) collection for those materials. A little more than 18 months ago, an entirely preventable tragedy occurred when a UCLA research assistant was burned over 43 percent of her body and died 18 days later in a hospital burn unit. While using a plastic syringe to ...


    By 3E Company

  • Eusheet: Material Safety Data Sheets in accordance with the safety regulations

    Material Safety Data Sheets in accordance with the safety regulations. EUSHEET Plus GHS/CLP is software that can create Safety Data Sheets that fully comply with safety and environmental protection regulations in all European Union countries. It’s an ...


    By Selerant srl

  • New guidelines by ECHA for downstream users and about safety data sheets

    Purpose of the documents Those documents “in a nutshell” explain in a simple way the main elements contained in the full guidelines and they are aimed at the industrial managers, including managers of small and medium-size companies. Those synthetic documents, which provide instructions in short, cannot include all the details; if there is any doubt, we advise you to ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Introduce one or more poison control center in the safety data sheet

    The antipoison center in paragraph 1 of the safety data sheet is only viewable by doing simple changes to the FPL file (the file that will create and print the SDS), therefore, by agreement with the antipoison center, follow this month’s newsletter to change and update your safety data sheet! Antipoison Center position of the phrase: Phrases related to the antipoison center ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Quantum Safety Data Sheet (SDS) authoring and generation solution case study

    Customer Background A European-based chemical group specializing in pharmaceuticals, fibers, chemicals and coatings, approached Quantum Compliance to create a solution for generating their complex and numerous SDSs. Challenges The company produces added-value coatings for some of the most rugged surface conditions known to man. To provide the protection ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • Hosted services tapped to manage data on chemicals - Manufacturers replace safety info sheets with online systems

    Untitled Document An emerging class of hosted services is designed to make it easier for manufacturing companies to manage the material ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • Rust-Oleum Europe Addresses EU Compliance Deadlines with Standardized Safety Data Sheets and Labels

    Rust-Oleum Europe is part of RPM International Inc., one of the world’s largest paint manufacturers. RPM employs approximately 10,000 workers in 94 plants across 22 countries and sells its products in 150 countries worldwide. As a multi-national business unit, Rust-Oleum Europe is committed to complying with all of the different laws and regulations of the European Union countries where its ...


    By IHS

  • 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

  • Case Study - Henkel loctite advances customer service and accelerates sales cycle with online technical data sheet solution

    Henkel Loctite Corporation (Henkel) is a leader in consumer brands and technologies. Its three systems businesses are Henkel Industrial Adhesives and Sealants, Loctite Engineering Adhesives and Henkel Surface Technologies. With customers in every continent, Henkel relies heavily on its knowledgeable sales and customer service associates. The company manufactures more than 2,000 products for which ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Global harmonization — A catalyst for safety

    The majority of employers in the United States would not argue the point that the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) has cost their company an incredible amount of time, money, and grief since its inception. Though it is a great concept, I question whether the HCS, even after more than 20 years in existence, has produced more than a few positive results in the eyes of most employers and ...

  • Enginetics Aerospace Boosts Safety Data Management to Earn ISO 14001 Certification and Lower Operating Costs

    Product and worker safety have always been top priorities at Enginetics Aerospace Corporation. Founded in 1976, this Ohio-based company began as a small manufacturer of prototype parts. Today it is a leading provider of complex metal formed components and fabricated assemblies for the global aerospace industry, partnering with the US Department of Defense as well as commercial jet builders and ...


    By IHS

  • Weight Loss, Safety and Behavioral Modeling

    Throw out your scale and stop weighing yourself. It’s not about the numbers it’s about a lifestyle change. For any of us who have tried to lose a few pounds we’ve been given some version of that advice. It’s ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Safety in Practice: Applying Behavior-Based Safety to Serious and Fatal Injury Prevention

    Sometimes the best tool for a complex problem can be right in front of us. But does that principle apply in the case of something as complex and urgent as a serious injury or fatality (SIF)? For years, organizations have sought to understand the growing gap between incident rates that have steadily declined across industry and fatality rates that have not. The answers have challenged the ...

  • Supply chain compliance and data quality

    What is supply chain compliance? For different disciplines it might mean different things. From an EH&S perspective it is a relatively new concept where a particular company has responsibility up and down their supply chain for the compliance of their raw materials, finished goods, as well was what has been done for their end users and of course end of life, disposal or take back, ...


    By 3E Company

  • Hosted services tapped to manage data on chemicals

    An emerging class of hosted services is designed to make it easier for manufacturing companies to manage the material safety data sheets (MSDS) required for each of the chemicals used in their products. Last week, 3E Co., a Carlsbad, Calif.-based provider of Web-based chemical management services, launched Version 2.0 of its 3E Online offering. The upgraded service allows users to more quickly ...


    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

  • Safety at work: Safealign & Bapp Technology - Case Study

    Leadership development at Montataire, France As a global leader in domestic paints, AkzoNobel manufactures and distributes a complete range of internal and external decorating products in France for both professionals and non-professionals alike. The company also manufactures and distributes building products, including paints used to treat wood, primary materials such as additives, ...

  • Simplifying Safety, MC Technologies new approach to hazardous materials management

    From small offices to manufacturing facilities with hundreds of workers, every workplace must track how it uses and stores hazardous chemicals to protect its employees and the environment. Manufacturers of the materials create material safety data sheets, or MSDS, detailing the dangers, make-up and other pertinent information associated with a hazardous material found in a cleaner, solvent or ...

  • Ampacet Case Study - Migrating 20 years of data into a 100% automated solution

    Ampacet Corporation is the world's leading volume provider of color and additive masterbatch solutions. Their products and services are in virtually every corner of the world. With nine global manufacturing sites, 19,000 active products and 70,000 total products, global regulatory compliance is critical to Ampacet’s operations. For more than 20 years, Ampacet controlled the authoring, managing ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Case study - Goodyear streamlines SDS management to advance safety and reduce costs

    Established in 1898, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company is one the world’s largest producer of tires, hoses, belts and chemical and synthetic rubber. Goodyear has more than 80 manufacturing facilities in 28 countries. In addition to manufacturing, the company has more than 2,000 retail outlets allowing for global market penetration. As an industry leader, Goodyear employs more than ...


    By UL The WERCS

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