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
What is the Overlap Between Chemical Transporation Regulations – TDG/DOT, NFPA 704, GHS, WHMIS, and HazCom?
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 chemical transportation regulations. The link is in the classification.
Monday, February 21st, 2022
What is Involved in GHS Hazard Classification? GHS
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.
Choose Sustainable Chemistry at your Workplace to reduce the negative impacts of chemicals on human health and the environment
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:
Friday, August 13th, 2021
Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries are used to power consumer products like cell phones, laptops, power tools, hoverboards and e-cigarettes. Although generally safe and unlikely to fail, the risk of overheating, fires, and explosions increases when lithium batteries have defects or when the batteries a
Monday, August 9th, 2021
DMDM hydantoin is a substance that works as a preservative in cosmetics and personal care products like shampoos, conditioners, moisturizers, facial cleansers, and makeup.