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Prop. 65: The most surprising list-makers

Posted by Jacqueline Tucci on Apr 11, 2018 5:22:00 PM

Last week, a tentative ruling was made in California that will require every cup of coffee sold in the state to have the Proposition 65 “cancer warning” label.

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Topics: Proposition 65, Prop 65, California, environment

All About: Product Labels and Pictograms

Posted by Jacqueline Tucci on Apr 4, 2018 11:56:30 AM

As Canada transitions to WHMIS 2015 and adopts the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), new labelling requirements will be coming into effect. In Canada, WHMIS legislation mandates that products or substances which meet the criteria to be classified as hazardous must be labelled when used in the workplace.

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Topics: Chemical labels, WHMIS, WHMIS 2015, WHMIS2015, Hazox, pictograms, labels, product labels

EPA Proposes Additional SACC Members

Posted by Jacqueline Tucci on Mar 28, 2018 10:58:08 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency has begun taking action to appoint additional members to the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC). If passed, this action will increase the balance of scientific perspectives - adding experts to the committee who will bring experience in labor, public interest, animal protection, and chemical manufacturing and processing. The committee is currently tasked with providing independent advice on science and technical issues to the EPA, in order to assist in implementing the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which amended the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

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Topics: chemical reporting, EPA, Chemical Safety, Chemical News, Hazox, TSCA, SACC

EPA Moves to Introduce TSCA User Fees

Posted by Jacqueline Tucci on Mar 26, 2018 10:47:04 AM

In an effort to reduce costs of carrying out of certain work associated with the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in a new amendment to the act, is now proposing user fees.

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Topics: EPA, Hazox, TSCA

All About: Safety Data Sheets

Posted by Jacqueline Tucci on Mar 19, 2018 10:46:00 AM

To kick-off Hazox Inc's new White paper series, we're talking all about Safety Data Sheets. 

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Topics: Canada, MSDS, SDS, GHS, WHMIS, WHMIS 2015, WHMIS2015, Hazox

Who Are We?

Posted by Jacqueline Tucci on Mar 5, 2018 10:26:00 AM

Hazox Chemical Report Systems is not just a software vendor that helps you meet compliance requirements. At Hazox, we are a trusted friend to see you through the good times, and the tough times. We know that at some point every company will face some sort of challenge, and in those times, you can count on us to be there.

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Topics: chemical reporting, Chemical Regulation, #chemical, Hazox, WhoAreWe

Inspectors begin controls of classification and labelling of mixtures

Posted by Jacqueline Tucci on Mar 1, 2018 10:33:44 AM

Beginning in January 2018, under the enforcement project REACH-EN-FORCE-6 (REF-6), inspections in EU and EEA Member States are now checking that classifications and labels for all mixtures correspond to the information presented in the mixture’s safety data sheet.

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Topics: SDS, GHS, Industry News, Chemical Regulation, Labelling, #safety, #chemical, CLP, EU

Protect​ ​your​ ​pet​ ​from​ ​harsh​ ​winter​ ​chemicals​ ​this​ ​season

Posted by Hazox Inc on Jan 11, 2018 8:16:00 AM

 

The happiest time of day for many pets is when they get outside for a walk. If you have a pet, you know that they don’t ignore this moment. No matter what the temperature is outside, when the time comes they are ready.

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Topics: #pet, #health, #healthy, #wintercare, #care, #becauseofyou

SDS Updates in New Zealand Will Be Imposed This Week

Posted by Hazox Inc on Nov 29, 2017 9:00:00 AM

As of December 1, 2017 New Zealand will enforce new regulations for hazardous substance management. According to the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), the information available on Safety Data Sheets (SDS) must be updated. Companies with a SDS currently in compliance will need to plan and implement the necessary changes over a 5-year window.

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Topics: regulatory compliance, Chemical Regulation, new zealand, updates

New York City Supermarkets Fined for Safety Violations

Posted by Hazox Inc on Nov 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Over $505,929 is the proposed penalty announced November 9th, 2017 for Trade Fair Supermarkets (New York City), for exposing employees to safety and health hazards in three of their locations. OSHA’s (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Queens District Office inspected supermarket locations in Queens, Astoria and Jackson Heights.

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Topics: Safety Data Sheet, GHS, Labelling, OSHA