chemical product information News

  • UL Acquires ChemADVISOR

    UL, a global leader in safety science, today announced the acquisition of ChemADVISOR, a recognized world leader in chemical regulatory compliance and data solutions. Integrating ChemADVISOR’s environmental, health, safety and transportation information and solutions will broaden UL’s compliance solution services that help businesses navigate the ever-changing, chemical regulatory ...


    By UL Environment

  • EPA Increases Access to Chemical Information

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has posted additional data and added new functions to ChemView, EPA’s publicly-accessible, one-stop online tool to find information for chemicals regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). “In the absence of TSCA reform, EPA is moving ahead to improve access to chemical health and safety information, and increase the ...

  • EPA Requires Health & Environmental Information on 19 Chemicals

    EMSL Analytical provides environmental testing services to chemical manufacturers to help them comply with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements. Cinnaminson, NJ, January 6th, 2011 High production volume (HPV) chemicals are those chemicals produced in, or imported to, the United States in quantities of 1 million pounds or more each year.  Several years ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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 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 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, ...

  • EPA web tool expands access to scientific, regulatory information on chemicals

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched a web-based tool, called ChemView, to significantly improve access to chemical specific regulatory information developed by EPA and data submitted under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). “This online tool will improve access to chemical health and safety information, increase public dialogue and awareness, and help viewers ...

  • Air Products appoints Richard Boocock VP, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

     Air Products (NYSE:APD) has named Richard Boocock vice president, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer.  He succeeds Glenn Beck, who has retired from the company.  Most recently, Boocock served as vice president, Tonnage Gases Europe and Middle East.  Boocock joined Air Products in 1982 as a participant in the company’s Career Development Program.  He ...


    By Air Products

  • DTSC releases revised `Informal Draft` safer consumer products regulations

    On October 31, 2011, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released an "informal draft" Safer Consumer Products Regulations (SCPR). DTSC proposed these regulations after ten months of meetings following the California Secretary for Environmental Protection's instructions to DTSC to stop working on issuing proposed regulations and instead "take additional time to be ...


    By Acta Group

  • Clorox ingredients inside program discloses additional product information

    On its path to inform consumers what's in the Clorox® products they use in and around their homes, The Clorox Company today announced it is now disclosing the following additional information about its products through its Ingredients Inside program: Specific identity of preservatives and dyes in all U.S. and Canadian cleaning, disinfecting and laundry products. This information expands upon ...

  • Washington State Gets Tough with Chemicals in Children’s Products

    Last week, The Seattle Times published an article about a new state law in Washington that requires manufacturers of children’s product to report harmful chemicals.  According to the article, state officials have come up with 66 chemicals that would trigger the need for manufacturers to report their presence to state officials. The children’s products include toys, cosmetics, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Comprehensive Information on Tungsten Metal

    Tungsten is a transitional metal on the Periodic Table. Alternatively called Wolfram, the elemental symbol of tungsten is W and its atomic number is 74. Tungsten metal is very stable in high temperatures owing to its high melting point, 3422?C. Its color is dull and silvery. Because of its strength, wolfram does not ...


  • DTSC Workshop on "Informal Draft" Safer Consumer Products Regulations

    On December 5, 2011, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) held a workshop to review DTSC's "informal draft" Safer Consumer Products Regulations (SCPR) released on October 31, 2011. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s (B&C) memoranda providing background information on SCPR are available online. DTSC began by ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Chemical security

    The slow implementation of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) in the USA as part of homeland security and anti-terrorism measures is leaving chemical plants vulnerable and putting at risk the safety of American citizens, according to research published in the International Journal of Critical Infrastructures. Maria Rooijakkers and Abdul-Akeem Sadiq of the School of Public and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • EPA formally requests information from companies about chemicals used in natural gas extraction / information on hydraulic fracturing chemicals is key to agency study of potential impacts on drinking water (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it has issued voluntary information requests to nine natural gas service companies regarding the process known as hydraulic fracturing. The data requested is integral to a broad scientific study now underway by EPA, which Congress in 2009 directed the agency to conduct to determine whether hydraulic fracturing has an impact on ...

  • WWEM-Day: Undercover WWEM Information

    In Part 2 of our WWEM-Day installments we’re talking about our exciting undercover news… we have an updated model of one of our classic products about to launch! There will be a simplified design and less parts to make an already low maintenance product even better! This means greater accuracy, not to mention more ease and efficiency! Our new products ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • 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 removes confidentiality claims for more than 150 chemicals / part of continuing effort to protect Americans’ health by increasing access to chemical information

    In order to ensure the public has as much information as possible about the health and the environmental impacts of chemicals, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made public the identities of more than 150 chemicals contained in 104 health and safety studies that had been claimed confidential by industry. Today’s announcement is another in a series of unprecedented actions that ...

  • Grand Challenges: Request for Information on the Subsurface

    Subsurface reservoirs account for more than 80% of U.S. primary energy, and they offer vast potential for the storage of energy, CO2, and nuclear waste. Despite decades of development, current technologies do not allow full utilization of subsurface energy resources. Major advances in our understanding of the subsurface environment coupled with the identification and development of potential ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Safety Information Documents (SID) on-line

    Environmental Science Limited (ESL) announces a new low-cost service to enable firms to place their own Safety Data Sheets, COSHH Assessments and WASP Sheets on-line. As part of this new Safety Information Documents (SID) service, all Safety Data Sheets either in CHIP or GHS are obtained from the suppliers, searched and checked by ESL. Completing a one-page questionnaire for each ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

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