chemical management News

  • EPA Issues Draft OCSPP National Program Manager Guidance

    In June 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a draft Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) National Program Manager Guidance for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, which sets forth the strategies and actions that EPA and its state and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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

  • New MediTerra developments: Risk management and chemical management

    MediTerra focuses its main specializations in Environmental, Health and Safety Compliance and Soil and Groundwater Contamination. Related with these two issues, MediTerra has established two three areas of development: Chemical Management, Risk Management and Carbon Footprint ...

  • Woongjin Chemical welcomes new management

    The filter division at Woongjin Chemical’s headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, involved in the manufacturing and sales of RO, NF, UF membranes and cartridge and micro filters, recently underwent a company restructuring. Dr. Im Hee Seok has been appointed as Managing Director for the RO Dvision. Dr. Im brings a total of 21 years of experience in the field including R&D, advanced materials, and ...


    By Toray Chemical Korea

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Streamlining EHS incident management in the chemical industry

    While comprehensive EHS management is critical in almost any industry, businesses in the chemical sector face a unique array of challenges. Since dangerous chemicals have direct impacts on human health, carry the potential of compromising safety, and also -- improperly handled and contained -- can result in significant negative environmental impacts, proactive EHS management is just a part of ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • ICCA and UNEP underline need for safe management of chemicals in Africa

    Safe transport and storage of chemicals, emergency prevention, preparedness as well as responses to chemical accidents was the focus of a joint project launched recently by the International Council of Chemicals Associations (ICCA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The issues were highlighted at the official launch of the joint project during a two-day workshop held in Nairobi ...

  • EPA unveils new framework for chemical management reform in the US

    In a speech at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced core principles that outline the Obama Administration’s goals for legislative reform of this country’s chemical management law, the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act, TSCA. In parallel with this legislative initiative, Administrator Jackson also announced plans for a major effort to strengthen ...

  • Lynn L. Bergeson Will Co-Chair Seminar on Chemical Management Laws

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM), and The Acta Group (Acta) are pleased to announce that on October 26, 2012, Lynn L. Bergeson will Co-Chair a Practising Law Institute seminar entitled "Chemical Management Laws 2012: Business Opportunity, Public Protection or Barrier to Trade?" The seminar will be held in New York City, New York, and there will ...


    By Acta Group

  • 3E Company and SAI Global Collaborate to Optimize Chemical Regulatory Management

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, and SAI Global, a leading risk management company, today announced a strategic alliance. Through the alliance, joint customers will have streamlined access to data needed to improve EH&S performance, reduce risk, and support regulatory ...


    By 3E Company

  • Countries Move Forward on Important Issues for Sustainable Management of Chemicals and Waste

    Significant steps were agreed upon early this morning by parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions, as the 2015 Triple COPs drew to a close. Staged under the theme "From Science to Action: Working for a Safer Tomorrow" from 4 to 15 May 2015, almost 1,200 participants from 171 countries converged on Geneva to push forward the chemicals and waste agenda at this biennial event. A ...

  • UN launches global campaign to strengthen synergies in chemicals and waste management

    Simultaneous extraordinary meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions aim to enhance cooperation and coordination among the three conventions More than one hundred forty governments will meet in Bali to strengthen ties between the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, the world's three leading treaties promoting the sound management of ...

  • United Nations launches global campaign to strengthen synergies in chemicals and waste management

    On 22 February 2010, more than one hundred forty governments will meet in Bali to strengthen ties between the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, the world's three leading treaties promoting the sound management of hazardous chemicals and wastes. In an effort to further synergies between the three treaties and better target resources for chemicals and waste management on regional and ...

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