Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

What is California Proposition 65? California Proposition 65 is a “right to know” state law in California that requires businesses to provide warnings to Californians about significant exposures to chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. These chemicals can be in the products that Californians purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or those that are re
Wednesday, May 25th, 2022

Why Are Accurate Safety Data Sheets Important? Having safety data sheets (SDS) for every hazardous product at your workplace is required by HazCom
Friday, March 18th, 2022

CANUTEC stands for the Canadian Transport Emergency Centre. CANUTEC assists emergency response personnel in handling dangerous goods emergencies on a 24/7 basis. 
Thursday, March 10th, 2022

Chemscape’s Data Entry Team has observed a 31% turnover in the master library of SDSs year-to-year. This statistic emphasizes the importance of having SDS Management professionals provide regular monitoring of your SDS inventory.
Thursday, March 3rd, 2022

Transport Canada will be updating Part 6 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR) in October 2022 to drive improvement in training on Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR) Gaps have been observed by TDG Inspectors across Canada regarding lack of skill and knowledge of regulations and inconsistent or insufficient training when handling dangerous goods in transit
Monday, February 28th, 2022

If you manage or write Safety Data Sheets for products you manufacture, you may have wondered about the overlap between certain regulations. The link is in the classification. Let’s examine some commonalities between various regulations, including:  
Monday, February 21st, 2022

What is Involved in Hazard Classification for GHS?   Hazard classification is the process of evaluating the full range of available scientific evidence to determine if a chemical is
Monday, February 14th, 2022

McIntyre Powder is an aluminum powder that was administered to miners in Canada and the United States between 1943 and 1979. Inhaling McIntyre Powder prior to each shift was thought to prevent silicosis among miners, but later was found to have no protective effect.
Monday, February 7th, 2022

A skin sensitizer is a chemical that can lead to an allergic response following skin contact. Much like touching poison ivy, the result is more than skin irritation at the location of contact and worsens every time you have contact with the plant.  
Tuesday, February 1st, 2022

Chemscape’s Mike Phibbs was invited to contribute to the 2nd Edition of the AIHA publication of Welding Health and Safety: A Field Guide for OEHS Professionals. 
Friday, January 7th, 2022

Sustainable chemistry, also sometimes called green chemistry, focuses on an area of chemistry and chemical engineering that minimizes or eliminates the use and generation of hazardous substances.
Friday, November 26th, 2021

It is important to take stock of your site chemicals once a year and purge what is no longer required. Chemical inventories are essential to: