Innovative technologies reduce hazardous chemicals use and storage, reduce costs, and increase profitability WASHINGTON (June 16, 2020) — One of Chemical Safety’s oldest and most loyal customers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced the winners of the 2020 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the generation and use…

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During these trying times, good news is always welcome and should be shared. We are humbled and proud to announce that Gilead Sciences one of Chemical Safety Software’s oldest and most important clients, has been granted approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  for their experimental Covid-19 treatment called Remdesivir. ­­ During a meeting in the Oval…

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Years ago, in one of the Bay Area’s biggest technology conferences, two industry pioneers that I conveniently can’t remember by name wore a T-shirt similar to the one below: This was good for giggles and laughs back then, and it underlined our collective desire, as technology innovators, to create breakthroughs at all costs. Technology has,…

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As the coronavirus situation continues to evolve, we recognize the impact the virus is having on our customers, employees, and families, so we would like to take a moment to share “the good news”. As a technology leader with more than 30-years of experience, we have partnered with many of the world’s leading organizations, providing…

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On March 3rd, 2020 the EPA released a list of SARS-CoV-2 disinfectant products for use against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Coronaviruses are enveloped viruses, meaning they are one of the easiest types of viruses to kill with the appropriate disinfectant product. According to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, “Using the correct disinfectant is an important part of…

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Tier II reports for 2019 were due earlier this week and this year was no different from past years- the volume of support requests spiked in the weeks leading up to the March 1st filing deadline. Why the increase in support requests? We tend to see the same set of issues from multiple customers that…

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Every couple of years I am asked to renew this blog which first appeared many years ago. What have we learned since the last time? How have labs, research and educational institutions, industry and government fared now as compared to the past? As the roaring twenties descend upon us, one key thing that is different…

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When storing hazardous chemicals, it’s important to know if the chemicals are compatible with each other. For instance, will they react with each other and cause problems? Segregating hazardous chemicals into storage groups that won’t react violently will improve lab safety and color-coded labels can help. Chemical Safety’s Environmental Management Systems (EMS) supports functionality for printing storage colored code labels for locations and containers

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What is a Chemical Management System? It is a set of rules and processes, aided by technology tools that support lab safety, environmental compliance and policies. A Chemical Management System for Labs, Research and Educational institutions can help enhance productivity, save time, reduce costs while dramatically improving safety and reducing incidents. Chemical Management Systems include…

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During the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) ceremony awards gathering high-level climate and economic decision-makers in Brussels, one of our customers, L’Oréal was recognized as a global leader for the third year in a row, in recognition of L’Oréal’s actions to cut carbon emissions, enhance water stewardship and tackle deforestation in its supply chain. Every year…

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What Does HAZWOPER mean? HAZWOPER is an acronym that stands for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, and training for it is covered under the OSHA standard of the same name. What Is HAZWOPER? The HAZWOPER standard mandates specific work policies, practices, and procedures that employers must follow to protect workers from exposure to hazardous…

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After the Environmental Audit Committees report, reported last year. The chemical industry in the United Kingdom (UK) remains deeply concerned about, the government’s decision to leave the European single market and customs union. Affecting the chemical industry and businesses associated. The UK chemical industry is the foundation of manufacturing; how the chemical regulation REACH—the registration,…

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Chemical Safety’s free iOS, Android and Windows 10 mobile apps give you access to Safety Data Sheets (SDS) wherever you are.  These tools help maximize workplace safety and allow those who work with and around chemicals know the hazards, handling procedures, protective equipment, and storage requirements. With Chemical Safety’s EMS.GHS, you can also download ALL…

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Chemical Safety Software introduces a tool that detects and extracts critical safety data from an SDS document automatically! A Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is a critical document to have available and easily accessible in the workplace.  OSHA, and just about every other regulatory in the United States and in most countries around the world require…

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Chemical Safety is excited to announce the release of EMS 7 coming in early 2019. In a rapidly changing world of technology innovations, being able to quickly and efficiently navigate through software is at the cusp of consumer needs and tech requirements. Chemical Safety’s aim above all else in the release of EMS 7, is…

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Environmental best practices and corporate stewardship are, not surprisingly, important globally. Building upon the education of environmental awareness, bettering safety regulations and business practices for the handling of hazardous materials, and the general proactive habits of creating a safer workplace, community, and a cleaner earth are not only trending topics but are shaping the paths…

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The evolution of EHS compliance in the past three decades has now reached a level of importance that has elevated it into one of the most important corporate directives.  There are three primary reasons for that: With transparency and availability of information across all media channels, most importantly the internet, organizations can no longer afford…

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