textile industry ehs News

  • First report mapping global supply chain sustainability initiatives predicts a thrust by 2011

    cKinetics today announced the release of the report 'Exporting Textiles: March to Sustainability', a first of its kind that maps supply chain sustainability initiatives by global brands and retailers in their textile procurement process. Progressive brands and retailers have been exploring sustainability initiatives since the middle half of the last decade: testing initiatives first internally ...

  • TechniData and SAP get manufacturers in shape for REACH

    Upcoming European chemicals legislation means companies must act quickly +++ Ensure cost-effective compliance with information and registration regulations +++ Safeguard market access +++ Minimize compliance management costs +++ Ensure integration into business processes +++ Markdorf/Lake Constance, May 3, 2007. TechniData and SAP offer manufacturers integrated software solutions that provide ...


  • TechniData and SAP get manufacturers in shape for REACH / regulation comes into force on June 1, 2007

    Upcoming European chemicals legislation means companies must act quickly +++ Ensure cost-effective compliance with information and registration regulations +++ Safeguard market access +++ Minimize compliance management costs +++ Ensure integration into business processes +++ Markdorf/Lake Constance, May 3, 2007. TechniData and SAP offer manufacturers integrated software solutions that provide ...


  • ESS Names Joni McHugh Vice President of Client Services

    New Leader will Direct Training, Consulting and Support Teams to Maximize Customer Success TEMPE, Ariz. – October 25, 2006 – ESS, the leading provider of Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) and Crisis Management solutions and services, has appointed Joni McHugh Vice President of Client Services, President/CEO Robert Johnson announced today. McHugh will oversee the training, consulting ...


    By IHS

  • Delaware Asbestos Consultant Strives to Make Buildings Safe

    Asbestos was widely used in the past in thousands of products and building materials.  Even though the use of asbestos has been banned in most of these materials, they still can be found in thousands of buildings across Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic.   Asbestos is most commonly found in older homes, in pipe and furnace insulation materials, asbestos shingles, millboard, textured paints ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Flame Retardants under Scrutiny Once Again

    Last month, concerns over flame retardants and their ongoing impact in young children were in the news once again.  The topic was under the spotlight after researchers studied several hundred pregnant women looking for polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in blood samples.  They found that elevated levels of PBDEs correlated with childhood behavior and learning challenges. ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • CMAI Releases its 2012 World Paraxylene and Terephthalates Analysis

    Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI), acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS - ...


    By IHS

  • IHS Acquires CMAI, Updates 2011 Guidance

    IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analysis, today announced the acquisition of Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI), a leading provider of market & business advisory services for the worldwide petrochemical, specialty chemicals, fertilizer, plastics, fibers and chlor-alkali industries. “CMAI is a natural complement to our ...


    By IHS

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. and The Acta Group EU, Ltd extend their best wishes to our clients and many friends and we wish you and your family a happy, healthy, and peaceful new year

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Denies Second Request Made In TSCA Section 21 Petition Regarding Lead: On November 17, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its decision to deny the second request made by certain petitioners seeking a ban on lead in fishing sinkers. 75 Fed. Reg. 76246. EPA determined that the petitioners failed to demonstrate that the ...


    By Acta Group

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA Jim Jones Designated As Acting Assistant Administrator For OCSPP: On November 22, 2011, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson announced that Jim Jones, the current Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, will be designated to serve as the new Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office ...


    By Acta Group

  • Predictions for EPA`s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, and Beyond

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s (B&C) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2012 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). The 2012 Presidential Election cycle will influence any activity by either party or the Administration over the next year. We also offer a few thoughts on Registration, Evaluation, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Predictions for EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, and Beyond

    The Acta Group, L.L.C.'s (Acta) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2012 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). The 2012 Presidential Election cycle will influence any activity by either party or the Administration over the next year. We also offer a few thoughts on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization ...


    By Acta Group

  • Recent Federal Developments

    EPA's Inspector Claims EPA Needs To Clarify Testing Authority For Endocrine Disruptors: On January 17, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General (IG) stated that EPA needs to clarify the regulatory authority it will use to implement its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) and the number of chemicals that may be evaluated under the Program. On December 13, ...


    By Acta Group

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

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