When it comes to chemical regulations, the United States has some interesting dynamics. The overall rule of law regarding chemical regulations was dictated in 1976 when the U.S. Congress passed the Toxic Substance Control Act. However, critics of the law suggest that the regulation does not adequately address the present […]

Within the last several years, the popularity of reusable containers has increased significantly as part of the green movement. Because numerous people use reusable containers on a daily basis, many have become concerned about the materials used in their production, and how those materials may affect their health. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a synthetic compound […]

Employee safety should always be paramount for every laboratory manager. Increasing employee safety is beneficial to the employee, ensures regulatory compliance and even helps the bottom line for a firm. Therefore, when the government announces that new chemicals have now been linked to cancer, diligent laboratory managers should take note […]

If your laboratory uses and stores chemicals on site, then you probably understand how frustrating chemical regulation compliance can be. Depending upon the type of chemicals your lab uses, you may have to report information to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), state regulators, first responders and, in some cases, private […]