Do distributors have the same timeline for GHS compliance as manufacturers and importers? (No.) What if the OEM hasn't supplied correct documents to the distributor in time? Don't worry, all of this had been throught through. Here's what distributors need to know.
For the following 5 reasons and more, it’s recommended that companies link their SDS management system to their new material approval workflow. Product stewardship has everything to gain.
OSHA recently announced adjusted timelines for GHS compliance. In some cases, due to circumstances beyond their control, companies have not received classifications and SDS information from upstream suppliers of raw materials. Here are applicable adjusted deadlines.
The European Parliament on May 20, 2015 voted to overturn the current European Commission's proposal to not require any supply chain tracking or accountability where conflict minerals are concerned. Instead, Parliament voted to request mandatory compliance for all importers sourcing in conflict areas.
Gartner has revealed its annual list of the global Top 25 Supply Chains. This year's list is full of surprises.
As Panera Bread starts a trend of disclosing all ingredients in its food, studies are being done to find out whether the latest breed of chemicals in food packaging is safe for human health and safety. A recent study shines darkly over the new PFCs.
A new Conflict Minerals Reporting Template version 4.0 has been published. The template is a cross-industry tool for transferring standardized supply chain information, used primarily in support of conflict-free sourcing and reporting. Download is complimentary.
Kraft has pledged to remove artificial yellow dyes and synthetic preservatives from its Mac & Cheese. Kraft says it is not bowing to public pressure, that going "au naturel" is simply smart business. Included: related case study.
California's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has updated its Work Plan that prioritizes products containing concerning chemicals. Certain categories are now on every manufacturer's radar of products of concern. The list goes on... get details here.