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 the batteries
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. 
Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

Anticipation, Recognition, Evaluation, Control and Confirm Industrial hygiene, also known as occupational hygiene, is the science and art of protecting and enhancing the health and well-being of workers and citizens of the community. The field of industrial hygiene tackles a wide range of job-related hazards including:
Monday, July 12th, 2021

What are PFAS? PFAS are also known as polytetrafluoroethylene or polyfluoroalkyl substances. The ingredient commonly known as Teflon, or the coating on non-stick pans is an example of a PFAS. They are often called ‘forever chemicals’ because they do not decompose and so they accumulate in the environment.
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

Graphene is a space-age material that a growing number of industries are experimenting with. First discovered in 1940s. Graphene is a single layer of carbon atoms, tightly bound in a hexagonal honeycomb lattice. Graphene is the thinnest compound known to man at one atom thick; the lightest material in history.
Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDC), also known as endocrine disruptors, frequently make headlines as recent scientific studies show a correlation between exposure and an impact on animal and human reproduction and development. Some concerns identified for EDCs include: 
Thursday, February 25th, 2021

A Safety Data Sheet (SDS) exists to tell you how to protect yourself from chemical product hazards, how to handle the product safely, and what to do in an emergency. The author of an SDS only considers the intended use of the product.
Tuesday, February 9th, 2021

The proposed amendments to Canada’s Hazardous Product Regulations (HPR) were published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on December 19, 2020.  The amendments will include updates made to the 6th and 7th revisions of the GHS. OSHA intends to update their Hazard Communication Standard 2012 from the current
Monday, January 18th, 2021

The Domestic Substances List (DSL) and the Non-Domestic Substances List (NDSL) in Canada  The Domestic Substances List (DSL) and the Non-Domestic Substances List (NDSL) are a part of Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Canadian Environm
Friday, January 15th, 2021

Have you noticed there are different warning symbols for a cleaning product under your bathroom sink vs. an industry cleaner in your workplace? Both symbols may look similar; for example, think of the skull and cross bones image: 
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

Call it a sign of the times. As face mask use has increased so have skin problems, such as acne and breakouts, related to mask use. Although face masks are vital to the fight against spreading coronavirus, masks can be hard on your skin. Skin problems related to masks range from acne and peeling skin to rashes and itchiness.