Do you export or import chemicals or products? Don’t let chemical compliance issues prevent your company from competing internationally!
Waves of regulations from Europe and Asia mean that your company could get left behind!
As a company operating in Arizona, you may wonder: “How can we stay on top of the changing chemical regulations overseas?”
Greg Fisher, owner of Phoenix-based Aegis Environmental Strategies, devotes hundreds of hours a year to the sole task of learning about the requirements and changes in international chemical registration control laws and chemical verification processes.
This means that when you work with Greg, you free up employee time from in-house compliance chores, plus receive the security of having an experienced, insured compliance expert help you reach your exporting and importing goals.
New laws and changes are coming all the time. Is your company ready?
Every year, more countries are enacting new laws that either prohibit or restrict the use of specific chemicals due to concerns with the effects of chemicals on human health and the environment.
Did you know? The following countries have laws that either ban the use of certain listed chemicals or require registration. This list is not all inclusive:
- United States
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
Domestic and Non-Domestic Substances Lists (DSL/NDSL)
- European Union
Registration, Evaluation Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)
Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (IECSC)
Existing and New Chemical Substances (ENCS) and Industrial Safety and Health (ISHL)
Existing Chemicals Inventory (KECI) under the Toxic Chemicals Control Law (TCCL) and Industrial Safety and Health Law (ISHL)
Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)
Philippine Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS)
Law on Toxic Substances (Ordinance on Substances)
- New Zealand
Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC)
Toxic Substances Control Act
You must PROVE that your products are safe. Greg Fisher can help.
Your firm must demonstrate that your product does not contain chemicals that pose an inherent life-threatening risk of toxicity. You can relax knowing that Greg can check your product against all these lists of prohibited chemicals:
- The European Union’s Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) list.
- The TSCA Chemicals of Concern
- Stockholm Convention of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP)
- RoHS: Restriction of Hazardous Substances (Directive 2002/95/EC). (EU, China, and other countries)
- WEEE: Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. (Directive 2002/96/EC) (EU)
- Montreal Protocol – Greenhouse gases
You may also be asked to verify claims about the products, such as:
- Contains recycled materials
- Has bio-based components
- Are low-toxicity
- Has other desirable characteristics
Now you can find out for FREE what steps you should take meet international chemical requirements.
Call Greg Fisher today at 602-770-6961 for your FREE, no obligation consultation.
Do you just need to meet domestic chemical requirements? Aegis Environmental Strategies can help with that, too!