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SafeCom 2018 Dates Announced

UL SafeCom is the only chemical regulatory conference of its kind – hosted by UL, the independent safety science company…

UL Regulatory Assurance and Data Insights Representatives Attend ECHA Workshop on Implementation of Annex VIII to CLP

by Ancuta Rusu, PhD On February 1st, 2018, representatives from UL Regulatory Assurance and Data Insights attended a workshop held…

UL ChemADVISOR's Caroline Miller Participates in High School Safety Program

Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP recently participated in the Syracuse Institute of Technology P-TECH program on “Procedures and Safety in the…

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Top 5 Things You Need To Know About Mexico GHS Implementation

What is the webinar about? Recent changes in the culture of environmental regulation, as well as changes in the commercialization…

Los 5 Puntos más Importantes que Debes Saber Sobre la Implementación de GHS en México

Recientes cambios en la cultura de regulación ambiental al igual que cambios en la comercialización de productos químicos en México…

Chemicals Banned or Restricted for Use in Cosmetics Under EU Law

What is the webinar about? Suppliers (manufacturers/importers/exporters) that place cosmetic products on the EU market are required to comply with…
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Using Predictive Analytics to Assess Chemical Safety: A UL Initiative

March 7, 2018

The growing demand for consumer products that are safe and effective while also less harmful to the environment is driving manufacturers to identify new and...

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Chemicals and Compliance

January 31, 2018

Think of this document as a safety data sheet for safety data sheets; highlighting the key requirements your products must fulfill to be compliant with...

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The Aerosol Dispensers Directive

October 8, 2017

This article outlines the labeling requirements for aerosols under the Aerosol Dispensers Directive (ADD), Directive 75/324/EEC (consolidated version as of August 2017). The ADD was...

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Understanding SUMIs: Safe Use of Mixtures Information

July 1, 2017

What are SUMIs for? This document will provide you with a simple overview of what you need to know about SUMIs, and how to communicate...

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Proposition 65 – Article 6: An Overview of Amendment § 25601 in Title 27

April 17, 2017

Proposition 65 – Article 6: An Overview of Amendment § 25601 in Title 27 The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, commonly known...

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Exposure Scenarios in a Nutshell

December 1, 2016

What is an Exposure Scenario, and when should they be used? This simple yet invaluable guide will help you understand your obligations in relation to...

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Toxic and Hazardous Substances Hazard Communication: Analysis of OSHA Violation Data 2010-2015

November 4, 2016

UL offers data analysis on OSHA violations from 2010-2015. OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) 1910.1200 (US Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health, 2016) requires the development and...

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Meeting the Demand for Quality Dietary Supplements

October 15, 2014

The promise of improved physical and mental health has helped drive interest in dietary supplement products here in the U.S. as well as in other...

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Understanding the Effective Use of Green Product Labels

October 11, 2014

Purchasing more environmentally preferable products and engaging in other sustainable behaviors is becoming the “new normal” for the majority of American adult consumers, with approximately...

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Cleaning Products: Increasing Transparency of Environment and Health Claims

April 28, 2014

As the market for greener cleaning products grows, so too does the use of generic or otherwise vague claims about a cleaning product’s environmental or...

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The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

September 12, 2013

The United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) is one of the most significant regulatory changes to affect workplace health...

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Conflict Minerals and the Importance of Transparency in Supply Chain Management

February 1, 2013

In today’s global economy, products on the shelves of local retailers are often manufactured, assembled or produced in factories thousands of miles away and built...

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Chemicals in Children’s Toys: Addressing Stricter Limits and Environmental Concerns

February 1, 2012

The safety of children’s toys has been regulated in the United States and the European Union (EU) for decades. Current regulations and standards in the...

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Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Drinking Water

December 1, 2011

Scientific advances in pharmaceutical therapies and the growing availability of pharmaceutical drugs has done much to improve the overall health of the world’s population. But...

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Safety Issues for Lithium-Ion Batteries

January 10, 2011

Lithium-ion batteries are widely used as a power source in portable electrical and electronic products. While the rate of failures associated with their use is...

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