Montreal, Quebec, June 23, 2005 - Atrion today announced that it has received SAP certification for integration of its EH&S DataLink - Product Safety Regulation 1.0 solution - with the SAP® Environment, Health & Safety (SAP EH&S) application of the mySAP (TM) Product Lifecycle Management (mySAP PLM) solution. The integration is through the SAP EH&S Open Content Connector (OCC) interface, an open XML-based interface to load external content into SAP EH&S specification databases. Atrion's offering for SAP EH&S OCC will enable customers using SAP solutions to import Atrion EH&S DataLink data (e.g., typically E.U. classification, labeling, occupational exposure limits and inventories, etc.), helping to ensure ongoing compliance with SAP EH&S requirements. Atrion is one of the first companies to achieve certification from SAP for the SAP EH&S OCC interface.
Key benefits of Atrion's offering for the SAP EH&S OCC interface include the following:
- Regulatory Compliance - A proven system to ensure that global legislations are tracked, documented, interpreted by experts, and included in the offering
- Quality Assurance - Stringent quality assurance and control processes are in place to ensure the highest quality output
- SAP-Certified Integration - EH&S DataLink has been certified by SAP.
Atrion's Data Content
Atrion currently provides global content to over 140 global and multinational companies. Its data content consists of a comprehensive and continuously updated collection of physical, chemical, toxicological, eco-toxicological and regulatory data that addresses over 240,000 chemicals. The regulatory coverage includes data pertinent to EH&S requirements for all major jurisdictions as well as international (e.g., air and marine) and regional (e.g., E.U.) requirements. Toxicity values address carcinogen, mutagen and reprotoxic toxicity as well as ecotoxicity.
About Atrion International Inc.
Founded in 1989, Atrion International Inc. (www.atrionintl.com) is the leading developer of advanced platforms for compliance optimization, intelligent authoring, management and distribution of regulatory documents (material safety data sheets, labels, workplace safety cards) product registration and regulatory reporting for hazardous materials. Atrion's product suite is the first global compliance platform that is ERP neutral and produces multi-jurisdictional documentation to meet global regulatory requirements while lowering the cost of doing business. Atrion's regulatory and technological expertise provides a strategic business process for customers competing in global markets.
Atrion International is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and has offices in Europe and the United States. Atrion supports approximately 140 customers, whose operations span the globe. Key sectors represented include Chemical - DSM, Huntsman, Sun Chemical, Ecolab, Umicore, etc.; Coating and Inks - Azko Nobel, HEMPEL, Jotun, SICPA, etc.; Petroleum- BP, Ashland, etc.; Consumer products - CCL; and Fragrances - Givaudan.
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Source: Atrion International, www.atrionintl.com
Atrion International Inc.
Executive Vice President Marketing & Alliances
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Marlene Kovac, Verrecchia Group
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