The 4 Biggest Mistakes Chemical Manufacturers Make – And How to Solve Them

Chemical manufacturers today face continually evolving industry challenges. Those who want to get ahead in the field must stay on top of the latest trends and changes in regulation to remain compliant, scale their business, and consistently impress clients. Unfortunately, too many manufacturers make avoidable mistakes along the way, hindering their chances of success. Here’s…read more.

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Manufactured Products & Incorrect Exemptions

By Rennee Karlik, Regulatory Compliance Specialist It takes a special skillset and industry-specific knowledge to effectively author a safety data sheet for products that are not hazardous until subjected to further use or processing. Additional consideration and attention to a product’s life cycle is essential to determine and communicate potential hazards and under what conditions…read more.


Global Safety Management Selected as a Venture Atlanta 2020 Showcase Company

Global Safety Management (GSM) has been chosen out of a record-breaking 400 applicants as one of the top technology companies in the Southeast by Venture Atlanta 2020. Now in its 14th year, Venture Atlanta’s annual conference to be held October 21-22, pivoted to a fully virtual format, Venture Atlanta Live Online. One of the nation’s…read more.


How to Navigate UVCBs in Safety Data Sheets

By Rennee Karlik, Regulatory Compliance Specialist Many different factors can add to the complexity of authoring a Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Some of the factors can include complex supplier SDSs as mixture ingredients, large number of ingredients, constantly changing suppliers, constantly changing formulations based on supply, and UVCBs. While some of these topics we have…read more.

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EHS Trends Impacting Your Business

The environmental, health, and safety (EHS) sector is always rapidly evolving to meet the changing regulatory demands, mitigate new workplace risks, and maximize compliance. What was standard procedure last month could become obsolete if you’re not paying close attention and keeping up. If you want to stay competitive as an organization, it’s on you to…read more.

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What You Need to Know About Assembly Bill 647

Consumers today are asking more questions than ever about where their products come from—and what’s in them. Reflecting this same interest in transparency, regulatory bodies in the United States have been revisiting the statutes and laws surrounding potentially hazardous substances. One example of this was last year’s introduction of Assembly Bill 495, better known as…read more.


Continued Harmonization: GHS & SDS

By Rennee Karlik, Regulatory Compliance Specialist We are now 5 years out of the mandatory implementation of GHS in the United States, as adopted by OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). We were given a roadmap for much-needed improvements in hazard communication. We were all tasked with learning new classification methods and the novel label elements for a…read more.


Your Safety Team: The Difference Between Legal & Compliance

Listen. We understand. Compliance is a topic that’s often overly technical or high-level. And when it comes to explaining the difference between legal and compliance the intricacies and nuances can be enough to make any chemical manufacturer or distributor’s head spin. But thankfully, we found this article that so perfectly encapsulates the difference with an…read more.

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European Regulation Changes

Recap On March 27th, 2019, the European Commission published the 12th Adaptation to Technical Progress (ATP) of Regulation (EC) 1272/2009 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) of substances and mixtures, which adopts revisions 6 and 7 of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). The deadline for compliance with the updated CLP regulation is October 17th, 2020.…read more.


Daily Disinfectant Use Risks

By Nabila Al Hasan, Regulatory Compliance Specialist and Rennee Karlik, Regulatory Compliance Specialist There has been a spike in demand and use of disinfectants due to the COVID-19 pandemic and it compels us to take a closer look at the risks involved. Common types of household disinfectants used right now are alcohol and bleach. While…read more.

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