3E Company Collaborates with Reliance Label Solutions to Support Enhanced Compliance with Hazard Communication Standards

3E Company announced a strategic alliance with Reliance Label Solutions, a leading provider of labels and label printing solutions for industrial applications. As a result of the collaboration, joint customers now have access to an end-to-end authoring and labeling solution that can enhance workplace safety and increase efficiency by streamlining compliance with EH&S regulations. 

3E Company and Dotmatics Establish Strategic Alliance to Support Scientific Informatics and Environmental Compliance in the Life Sciences Industry

3E Company announced a strategic alliance with Dotmatics, a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services to the life sciences industry. The alliance will offer Dotmatics and 3E customers access to a range of integrated applications designed to optimize scientific information management, chemical and formula risk analysis, environmental compliance, and workplace safety while helping to streamline processes, reduce costs, and increase efficiency.

Are You Ready for WHMIS 2015?

Manufacturers and importers have less than 4 months to comply with Health Canada's transition directive to move to the GHS-aligned Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR) standard. The implementation of GHS in Canada brings many changes and new obligations. To help you navigate WHMIS 2015, our regulatory specialists have created an infographic that highlights key updates. Be sure to check out the infographic and make sure you are ready.

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ECHA Consults on Several Substances Under REACH
February 27, 2017 Kirsten Wallerstedt, Senior Regulatory Analyst 

ECHA is currently consulting on four applications for authorization, two testing proposals, and has two open calls for comments and evidence. The substances at issue are: sodium dichromate, chromium trioxide, nickel and its compounds, polycyclic organic hydrocarbons, and the substance with EC Number 941-357-0.

EU’s International Trade Committee Approves Conflict Minerals Regulation
February 17, 2017 Kirsten Wallerstedt, Senior Regulatory Analyst 

On 24 January 2017, the European’s Parliamentary International Trade Committee (INTA) voted overwhelmingly to support the EU’s conflict minerals proposal, with a vote of 39 in support, none opposed, and two abstentions. The Regulation, if finalized, is expected to become enforceable on 1 January 2021.

SVHC Expansion and the Impacts on Your Supply Chain
January 20, 2017 Bernie Henn, Supplier Development Manager

On January 12, 2017, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) added four new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to the REACH Candidate List for Authorization. If you fall into certain downstream categories, you may need to revisit your compliance obligations.

U.S. EPA Proposes TSCA Inventory Reset Rule
January 18, 2017 Jomarie Garcia, Regulatory Analyst, North America

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) announced on 13 January 2017 the long-awaited proposal for the chemical inventory reset under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Comments on the proposed rule will be accepted until 14 March 2017. Industry members that domestically manufacture, import or process, or intend to do so in the near future, any of the substances listed on the Inventory for nonexempt commercial purposes can expect to be actively impacted by the developments of this rule.

Korea Proposes Changes to K-REACH
January 11, 2017 Kirsten Wallerstedt, Senior Regulatory Analyst

Korea’s Ministry of Environment (MoE) proposed MoE Public Notice No. 2016-869, revising the Act on Registration and Evaluation of Chemical Substances (K-REACH). The proposed revisions in this public notice will impose stricter obligations on the Korean chemical industry as well as on companies exporting chemical substances to Korea.

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Upcoming Tradeshows and Conferences

2017 Indiana Safety and Health Conference 02/28 03/02 Indianapolis, IN
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Codex Committee on Food Additives
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Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting 03/12 03/16 Baltimore, MD
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