safety data sheet software Articles

  • MSDS Technology Made Simple

    As if it weren't hard enough to keep a business flowing smoothly and clients and employees safe and happy, you must also keep up with the lastest technology. While it may not be important to have the latest and greatest computer system, technology aimed at making your business run more efficiently could save you money, and thus deserves a look. Many companies have turned to computer ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • 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

  • 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

  • 3e goes Global as international EH&S regulations become more far-reaching and complex

    3E Co. (www.3ecompany.com) is a globalprovider of chemical, regulatory and complianceinformation services. 3E provides a comprehensivesuite of data products and informationservices that addresses the entire lifecycle ofa chemical, covering global regulatory data;material safety data sheet (MSDS) authoring,distribution and management, transportation,emergency response training; ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • 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

  • The Wercs added to FedResults GSA IT 70 schedule contract

    FedResults, Inc., the premier provider of Government business development services, and The Wercs, Ltd., experts in Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) software, green chemistry analysis and hazard communications documents, today announced that The Wercs MSDS software solutions are now accessible for government procurement under the FedResults' IT 70 GSA schedule. The Wercs provides automated ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Halliburton Case Study - Halliburton overcomes mission critical hazardous document distribution challenges

    Halliburton, one on the world’s largest providers of products and services to the petroleum and energy industries relies heavily on effective hazardous communications to process approximately 50,000 service orders a day in more than 100 countries. Global access to Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) is mission critical to Halliburton’s operations. Each service vehicle, before leaving for a work ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Aligning Chemicals Labeling with Global Rules Involves Major Efforts

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began the Herculean task of aligning the U.S.’s Hazardous Communication Standard (HCS) with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) in September 2009. GHS provides harmonized criteria for classifying chemicals according to their health and physical hazards, and specifies hazard ...


    By Acta Group

  • Hazard Standards

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed on Sept. 30, 2009, to align the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) with provisions of the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The HCS requires chemical manufacturers and importers to evaluate chemical hazards and provide information to subsequent users. The standard now ...


    By Acta Group

  • 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

  • Internet a valuable resource

    New Innovations in MSDS Management For MSDS compliance, like many other tasks that involve information management, the Internet is considered by some to be the 'killer app.' However, acquiring and maintaining MSDSs via the Internet is no small job. Can your company actually use the Internet to better manage its MSDS needs? When used properly, the Internet can be a cost effective and ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • GHS Around the World: Not Quite the Harmonized System it's Supposed to Be

    You would be hard-pressed to walk into a workplace anywhere in the world and not observe diamond pictograms on containers and binders of safety data sheets (SDSs). Pictograms on labels and SDSs are just two components of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). GHS requires chemical manufacturers and employers to determine the intrinsic hazards of ...

  • How Baxter significantly reduced costs with a new SDS authoring solution - Case study

    Baxter International Inc. is a global healthcare company that, through its subsidiaries, assists health-care professionals and their patients with treatment of complex medical conditions. In total, the company has 250 global facilities and is represented in more than 110 countries around the world, employing more than 48,000 team members. Baxter produces approximately 200 biopharmaceuticals, most ...


    By UL - The WERCS

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

    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 globally, ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Quaker Chemical Case Study - Raw Material MSDS Management

    Quaker Chemical Corporation, with revenues of $450 million, is a leading global provider of process chemicals, chemical specialties, services, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries — including steel, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, coatings, and construction materials. As Quaker continues to expand worldwide, their existing outsourced material safety data sheet ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Marathon ashland petroleum simplifies reporting with customized SARA module - Case study

    The Situation Marathon Ashland Petroleum (Marathon), operated by Marathon Oil Corporation is the fifth largest refiner in the United States. The company in total has seven refineries, 100 terminals, 11,000 miles of pipeline and 5,400 retail outlets. Marathon uses more 9,200 employees to refine close to one million barrels per day. To ensure ongoing commerce, the company regularly refers ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Ease the Pain of Hazmat Regulatory Compliance

    Did you know that OSHA considers a brick a hazardous material if is cut or sawed during construction? And that a highway patrol officer enforcing Department of Transportation regulations considers over-the-counter primer a flammable liquid? Hazardous materials aren't always visible to the untrained eye, yet they are present at just about every construction site in the United States. OSHA, the ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • The 2011 EBJ Business Achievement Awards

    3E Company (Carlsbad, CA), for the introduction of several new products and services that address environmental, health, and safety (EHS) product life cycles and supply-chain obligations. New products and services launched in 2011 included the following: 3E Mobile – MSDS, which 3E claims to be the first mobile site to offer instant access to hazardous materials inventories and associated ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Managing Regulatory Burdens

    hazardous materials can be found at virtually every construction project in the United States. Surprisingly to some, a brick is considered a hazardous material under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Hazard Communication regulations as a source of crystalline silica if cut or sawed. Primer purchased at the local hardware store is a flammable liquid to a highway patrol ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • 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

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