chemical information management News

  • WinLIMS Manages Business and Laboratory Information!

    QSI are now offering their WinLIMS Rental product as a business management tool as well as for the Laboratory. QSI’s Managing Director Clive Collier said “ To make sure that WinLIMS Rental would meet customer expectations, we obviously had to create an “out of the box” package whose functionality could handle the vast majority of user requirements without modification or the need for custom code. ...

  • EPA publishes rule to improve reporting of chemical information

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is increasing the type and amount of information it collects on commercial chemicals from chemical manufacturers, allowing the Agency to better identify and manage potential risks to Americans’ health and the environment. The improved rule, known as the chemical data reporting Rule (CDR), also requires that companies submit the information ...

  • EPA increases transparency on chemical risk information

    As part of Administrator Lisa P. Jackson’s commitment to strengthen and reform chemical management, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a new policy to increase the public’s access to information on chemicals. The EPA has announced its intention to reject a certain type of confidentiality claim, known as Confidential Business Information (CBI), on the identity of ...

  • EPA releases formerly confidential chemical information

    As part of Administrator Lisa P. Jackson’s commitment to enhance the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s chemicals management program and increase transparency, the agency is making available to the public hundreds of studies on chemicals that had been treated as confidential business information (CBI). The move is part of EPA's plan to make public the chemicals that are not ...

  • More chemicals banned under chemicals management plan

    Eight new chemicals have been deemed toxic to human health, and one deemed toxic to the environment under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. Environment Minister John Baird and Tony Clement, Health Minister, announced the actions taken pursuant to Canada’s Chemicals Management Plan announced in 2006. (See GLOBE-Net article ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Locus Technologies and ChemAdvisor Team Up to Offer Integrated Portal for Chemical and Regulatory Information Management

    Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in web-based environmental, energy, and compliance software, and ChemADVISOR, Inc., the leader in regulatory products, chemical databases, and regulatory compliance needs, announced today the signing of a formal partnership between the two premier environmental software companies. The popular ChemADVISOR Chemical Regulatory database will be ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • Milestone reached in chemicals management plan

    Another milestone in Canada"s Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) has been reached with the release of assessments of 13 potentially harmful substances. Launched in 2006, the CMP focuses on assessing and regulating chemicals that are used in thousands of industrial and consumer products. Draft screening assessment reports for 13 substances of Batch 10 of the Chemicals Management Plan have been ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA provides public with Easier access to chemical information (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has introduced a new web-based tool that will enable the public to search for and have easy access to health and safety studies on industrial chemicals. As part of Administrator Lisa P. Jackson’s continued efforts to enhance EPA's chemical management program and increase transparency, the chemical data access tool allows users to conduct a ...

  • EPA proposes rule to require electronic reporting for chemical information

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a proposed rule to require electronic reporting for certain information submitted to the agency under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).The action is an important milestone in the agency’s effort to increase transparency and public access to chemical information in order to help Americans protect their health and ...

  • EPA Makes Public Comprehensive Information on Use of Chemicals in the U.S.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released the 2012 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) information on more than 7,600 chemicals in commerce. The CDR database contains comprehensive use and exposure information on the most widely used chemicals in the United States. Companies are now required to provide information on chemicals used in children’s and other consumer products, ...

  • More chemicals banned under Canada`s chemicals management plan

    Eight new chemicals have been deemed toxic to human health, and one deemed toxic to the environment under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. Environment Minister John Baird and Tony Clement, Health Minister, announced the actions taken pursuant to Canada’s Chemicals Management Plan announced in 2006. These nine chemicals were part of a batch of 15 chemicals, which were identified last ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Protecting Canadians and the environment from toxic chemicals: the Chemical Management Plan

    Grade 12 students Rachel Brown and Katie Van der Sloot were not looking to create a furor over a common chemical found in toothpaste, mouthwash and anti-bacterial soap. But when the inquiring young Medicine Hat, Alberta high school students noticed a flood of anti-bacterial soap in their community following the 2009 H1N1 scare, they probed deeper. They applied scientific process to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Seamlessly integrate MSDSs with chemical inventory management

    ChemSW, Inc. and 3E Company will host a joint webcast on How to Seamlessly Integrate MSDSs and Chemical Inventory Management to be held on October 25, 2011 from 10:30-11:30pm PST / 1:30pm-2:30pm EST.  The average R&D laboratory typically has thousands of materials on site and each one requires a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). But having a MSDS is just the beginning because those ...


  • United Nations unanimous on global management of chemicals

    The protection of the environment from harmful influences such as chemical products is inconceivable without the United Nations. The strategic approach for international chemical management (SAICM) was created in 2006 under the auspices of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) in order to make the use of chemicals safer throughout the world. UNEP was set up in 1972 by a UN resolution ...

  • Turkey and South Korea Implement Chemical Management Programs

    Both Turkey and South Korea are working to implement chemical management programs to comply with broader international initiatives. In December 2009, Turkey implemented new legislation concerning the classification, labeling, and packaging (CLP) of dangerous substances and preparations, and a regulation on safety data sheets (SDS) for dangerous substances and preparations. South Korea has ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • NYSDEC announces the implementation of an Environmental Information Management System (EIMS)

    The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has implemented an Environmental Information Management System (EIMS) to facilitate the submission of environmental data in an electronic form and to create a centralized database that includes GIS information. The EIMS uses the database software application EQuISTM from EarthSoft Inc. These products were selected in accordance with NYS ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Additional substances assessed under the chemicals management plan

    The Government of Canada has released the final screening assessment reports, and, where applicable, the proposed risk management approach documents for 14 substances assessed in Batch 7 of the Chemicals Management Plan. 'Canada continues to be at the forefront of chemicals management,' said Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq. 'These latest assessment reports and proposed risk management approach ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Michigan`s New Surface Water Information Management System

    LANSING, Michigan, July 6, 2007 (ENS) - The state of Michigan has developed a new online tool for water managers and the general public to track the water quality of the state's rivers, lakes, and streams. The Michigan Surface Water Information Management, MiSWIM, system was introduced in late June by the Department of Environmental Quality, in cooperation with the Department of Natural Resources ...

  • M3V Data Management releases Chemical Management Navigator version 3.0

    M3V Data Management, LLC is pleased to release the latest version of the popular web based software application Chemical Management Navigator. Not only will this new release allow clients to conduct easy MSDS Management it will also record purchase and usage information to programmatically write SARA 302, 311 and 312 reports and provide valuable data for subsequent Form R reporting. Version 3.0 ...


    By M3V Data Management

  • Michigan`s New Surface Water Information Management System

    LANSING, Michigan, July 6, 2007 (ENS) - The state of Michigan has developed a new online tool for water managers and the general public to track the water quality of the state's rivers, lakes, and streams. The Michigan Surface Water Information Management, MiSWIM, system was introduced in late June by the Department of Environmental Quality, in cooperation with the Department of Natural Resources ...

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