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U.S. PHMSA Provides Update on Progress of HM-215O

by Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP, Fellow The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation have provided an update on...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

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ECHA Increases Transparency with Release of New Substance Evaluation Table

by Eleanor Grimes, PhD On October 18, 2018 ECHA released a public table that allows anyone, including substance registrants, to easily monitor the progress ECHA...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

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U.S. EPA Releases Chemicals Prioritization Document

by John J. Kowalski, CHMM Under Section 6(b) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) – as amended – the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or ‘the...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

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U.S. EPA Publishes Final TSCA Fees Rule

By John J. Kowalski, CHMM On October 17, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (also known as the EPA or ‘the Agency’) published a final fees rule...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

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Learn how a Major Chemical Company Increased Customer Satisfaction and Global Leads with UL’s Datasheet Services

Lehmann&Voss&Co, a leading provider of high performance thermoplastic compounds has increased customer satisfaction, received global leads and gained efficiencies in their internal processes by leveraging UL’s...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

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Do You Supply Chemical Products To Major U.S. Retailers?

Dr. Eleanor Grimes Recently, major U.S. retailers – including Walmart, Target and Amazon – have started releasing restricted chemical lists as part of their sustainability...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

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PHMSA Issues Final Rule HM-259 On Pilot-In-Command & Response To Air Related Petitions

By Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP On October 18, 2018, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a final rule titled Docket No. PHMSA-2015-0100...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

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PHMSA Provides Regulatory Update On Hazardous Materials Transportation

By Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP, Fellow The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) of the US Department of Transportation provided an update to the...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

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European Commission Publishes The 13th ATP To CLP

By Eleanor Grimes, PhD On the 4th October 2018, the European Commission released an adaptation to technical and scientific progress amending the EU classification, labelling and...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

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The Marketing Message: Adapting to Changing Trends

By Priscilla Taylor Manufacturers and formulators of personal care products have become adept at identifying and utilizing alternate technology in response to regulatory changes, environmental...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

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Mexico’s GHS Implementation Officially Comes Into Force

by Darren Morley The Mexican official standard NOM-018-STPS-2015, The Harmonized Identification and Hazard Communication and Risk System of Workplace Hazardous Chemicals, has officially come into...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

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How to Generate Warm Product Developer Leads

One of the fundamental goals for sales and marketing professionals is generating leads that are likely to purchase.  However, the development of qualified leads in...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

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Educate and Build Awareness with Prospector® Sponsored Articles

Often, customers know they have a problem, but they don’t know how or what will solve it. A Prospector Sponsored Article gives you the opportunity...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

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“California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act” Signed into Law

By Stacie Abraham The “California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act”, Senate Bill 1249, was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on Friday September 28. Introduced to...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

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U.S. NIOSH Revises Draft CIB on Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Silver Nanomaterials

by Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recently published a revision to the draft Current Intelligence Bulletin...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

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Vietnam Releases a Third Draft of the National Chemical Inventory

by Thuy Dang On September 14, 2018, Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and the Vietnam Chemical Agency (VINACHEMIA) issued an official text No...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

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Vietnam’s National Chemical Database System – a Closer Look

by Christine Lepisto As of July 31, 2018, the Vietnam National Chemical Database System is operating at http://chemicaldata.gov.vn/cms.xc. Thanks to the investigative work of UL’s...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

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Japan’s SDS and Labelling Guidance Now Available in English

by Yuko Howell Full details of the implementation and the requirements of labelling and safety data sheet (SDS) under Japan’s Industrial Health and Safety Law...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

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IARC Classifies Six Chemicals For Carcinogenicity

by Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP Experts from The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) evaluated six chemicals for carcinogenicity. The results were published in...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

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What Formulators Need to Make Superior Cosmetic Products

By Perry Romanowski Although the number of new raw materials available to cosmetic chemists has nearly doubled in the last ten years, the performance of...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

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Brexit: A View From Within

by Amy Lawrence, PhD, & Mads Realmuto.  On 29th March 2019, the UK will leave the European Union (EU), with an anticipated 21 month transition period...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

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Israel Moves Closer to Implementing GHS

by Darlene Susa-Anderson On August 28, 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) provided notice of two drafts for comments, which sees Israel move ever closer...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

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OECD Revises Decision-Recommendation on Co-operative Investigation and Risk Reduction of Chemicals

by Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has recently adopted a revision of the Decision-Recommendation of the Council on...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

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Colombia Formally Adopts The Globally Harmonised System (GHS)

by Susana Planas Mungavin In accordance with Decree 1496 – which was approved on August 6, 2018 – the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

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