Change in Canadian Regulation Allows for Percent Ranges on SDS

By |2018-04-11T22:39:33-05:00April 11th, 2018|InfoBulletin|

AGENCY: Canadian Department of Health, Hazardous Products Act ACTION: Amendment APPROVAL DATE: April 4, 2018 PUBLICATION DATE: April 18, 2018 SUMMARY: The amendment, which was initially proposed and published in the Canada Gazette, Part I on October 21, 2017, allows for the use of prescribed concentration ranges to protect the trade secret concentrations and

InfoBulletin Winter 2018

By |2018-03-26T21:49:57-05:00January 7th, 2018|InfoBulletin|

DOT / PHMSA CIVIL PENALTIES HAVE INCREASED PHMSA is revising the maximum and minimum civil penalties for a knowing violation of the Federal hazardous material transportation law or a regulation, order, special permit, or approval issued under that law. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, which amended the Federal

InfoBulletin Spring 2017

By |2018-03-26T21:48:38-05:00April 14th, 2017|InfoBulletin|

LABELING OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS FOR BULK SHIPMENTS The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are responsible for enforcing distinct and separate safety standards that address appropriate labeling of chemical hazards in transportation (PHMSA) and in the

InfoBulletin Winter 2016

By |2018-03-26T21:46:28-05:00December 1st, 2016|InfoBulletin|

OSHA issues Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS 2012) This Instruction outlines the changes in enforcement due to the release of the revised HCS published in the Federal Register on March 26, 2012. The revised standard changes “hazard determination” to the specific requirements for hazard classification of chemicals, standardizes label elements for

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