SDSpro Tradeshows and Press Releases

2016 Trade Shows

Ohio Safety Congress
3/8/17 – 3/9/17
Booth: 510
Columbus, OH
Greater Columbus Convention Center

Anchorage Governor’s Safety Conference
4/4/17 – 4/5/17
Booth: TBD
Anchorage, AK
Egan Convention Center

Partners in Prevention
5/2/17 – 5/3/17
Booth: 755
Mississauga, ON
The International Centre

AIHce – American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo
6/5/17 – 6/7/17
Booth: 2111
Seattle, WA
Seattle Convention Center

ASSE – American Society of Safety Engineers 
6/19/17 – 6/21/17
Booth: 712
Denver, CO
Colorado Convention Center

NSC – National Safety Council Congress and Expo
9/25/17 – 9/27/17
Booth: 4032
Indianapolis, IN
Indiana Convention Center

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SDSpro in the News
Ereztech, LLC Achieves GHS Compliance through MSDSpro Authoring ServicesAnchorage, AK., October 31, 2012 Ereztech LLC, a US-based business offering a wide range of metals, rare-earth derivatives, organometallic compounds, ligands, and building blocks manufactured in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, is now compliant with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).  Due to its strategic agreement with MSDSpro, LLC, Ereztech will be able to continuously monitor its Safety Data Sheets for standard updates and new regulatory requirements, and provide multi-lingual and state-level compliance for all of its advanced material and fine chemical products.“By ensuring GHS compliance well in advance of the deadline, Ereztech has underscored its commitment to serve its customers by meeting the highest possible standards,” says President Lia Rytov. “Exceptionally few manufacturers in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union have even begun the process of attaining GHS compliance. We have taken this step now so that we can provide our customers not only with only exceptionally high-quality specialty materials, but also the peace of mind that our products meet international labeling and hazard communication requirements.”“We are pleased to be chosen as Ereztech’s strategic partner,” says MSDSpro, LLC President Ali Zaarour.  “The objective of OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 2012 is to improve the overall safety and health of workers through more effective and standardized communications on hazardous chemicals in the workplace.  Partnering with MSDSpro for SDS authoring allows Ereztech SDSs to clearly state the required GHS elements and other key chemical information to workplace employees, chemical users and first responder teams. Ereztech Safety Data Sheets clearly benefit their US-based customers, who may use Ereztech SDSs as reference documents when training their workplace employees on the new GHS label elements and SDS format.”

Anchorage, AK., June 12, 2012MSDSpro – The Global Leader in SDS and Chemical Management, headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, announces today, the opening of its new office in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.  The new office further enhances MSDSpro’s presence in ‘the lower 48’, while expanding the breadth and depth of our reach within the North America.   The New Mexico team will share the MSDSpro philosophy and commitment to providing exceptional SDS and Chemical Management software and services to our customers around the world.

M/SDS Authoring Services

Portland, OR., October 15, 2009 MSDSpro, LLC announces the formation of its MSDSpro Regulatory Services Division. Led by nine-year MSDSpro veteran Louisa Stevenson, MSDSpro Regulatory Services provides regulatory compliance consulting and document authoring services to chemical manufacturers worldwide.

Says Stevenson, “Since 1995, thousands of satisfied MSDSpro customers have relied on us to resolve their MSDS and chemical management challenges. Similarly, our MSDS authoring services customers count on our regulatory expertise to address their global M/SDS and label authoring requirements, including OSHA, WHMIS, NOM, REACH and GHS. MSDSpro’s regulatory compliance and authoring services teams work closely with our customers on all activities related to each authoring mandate, thus guaranteeing the delivery of compliant and GHS-ready M/SDSs, labels, and supporting documentation.”

To learn how MSDSpro Regulatory Services can assist your organization with M/SDS and label authoring and global regulatory compliance (including GHS deployment strategies), call MSDSpro toll free at 888-673-7776.

“Ultra Mobile Inventory System” to assist MSDSpro customers with onsite physical chemical audits

Anchorage, AK., October 12, 2009 — MSDSpro, LLC today announced the availability of its MSDSpro Ultra Mobile Inventory System. Now MSDSpro customers can schedule their own onsite inventory assessments, bring their current chemical inventories up to date, and determine which supplier MSDSs are missing or require updates.

“The MSDSpro Ultra Mobile Inventory System is the ‘ultimate chemical inventory assessment solution’,” said Mark Miller, Jr., Vice-President of Business Development, MSDSpro, LLC. “The system includes all software and hardware required for our MSDSpro customers to perform an onsite chemical inventory. It includes a high-end Fujitsu Ultramobile PC* with touch screen, barcode scanner, two battery packs (one regular, one high capacity), carrying case and stylus.”

With over one thousand customers to date and representing thousands of MSDSpro software installations worldwide, MSDSpro remains committed to helping its customers with their chemical compliance mandates. For pricing or more information on the MSDSpro Ultra Mobile Inventory System, call MSDSpro toll free at 888-673-7776.

Understanding Canada’s Materials Labeling System

By Louisa Mayers, Director of Regulatory Services for SDSpro, LLC on 9/29/2016 — In collaboration with SDSpro’s very own Louisa Mayers wrote this informative piece on the basic understanding of Canada’s latest changes to the GHS labeling system. It follows as such:

“On February 11, 2015, Canada aligned the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). This alignment, known as WHMIS 2015, replaced Canada’s Controlled Products Regulations (CPR) with the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR). The intent of Canada’s GHS implementation is to help strengthen worker health and safety, facilitate trade with the United States, and enhance the competitiveness of Canadian suppliers of hazardous workplace chemicals.

Supplier Safety Data Sheets and labels for hazardous products shipped to Canada must conform to chemical regulations under WHMIS 2015 by June 1, 2017. Health Canada has issued guidance documents to inform manufacturers and distributors of the new WHMIS 2015 regulations, mandatory language requirements, and deadlines for compliance.

Understanding the Basics
In 2003, the United Nations adopted the GHS. The classification of health and physical hazards and the general guidelines for preparing labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) for hazardous chemicals were outlined in the UN GHS.

Canada WHMIS first became law in 1988 through a series of complementary federal, provincial, and territorial legislation and regulations. This original system was identified as WHMIS 1988. Canada WHMIS 2015 differs from Canada WHMIS 1998 in the manner by which workplace hazardous chemicals are classified, in the actual classification of health and physical hazards themselves, and in the use of standardized language obtained from the UN GHS.

The underlying principle of GHS is that the same set of rules for classifying hazards and the same general format and content for SDSs and labels are adopted and used around the world. The required SDS format specifies a 16-section heading, the order of information, and the information provided under those headings. Safety Data Sheets issued by chemical manufacturers and importers must include the applicable GHS label elements:

• Signal Word: “Danger” or “Warning” indicates the severity of the hazard.

• GHS Pictograms: convey the health, physical, and environmental hazard information assigned to a specified GHS hazard class and category.

• Health and Physical Hazard Statements: describe the nature and degree of the stated hazard.

• Precautionary Statements: describe measures to minimize or prevent effects from exposure or improper storage of the hazardous chemical.”

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MSDSpro, LLC and KMK Regulatory Services, inc. Form Strategic Partnership

Anchorage, AK. & Blaineville, QC CANADA, July 15, 2009 — MSDSpro, LLC and KMK Regulatory Services, inc. today announced a multi-year strategic partnership. The agreement consists of five major components: M/SDS and label authoring, hazards assessment, global regulatory compliance consulting services, REACH services and GHS deployment strategies.

“Our customers will benefit from the combination of MSDSpro and KMK’s in-depth MSDS management and regulatory expertise, providing access to toxicologists, regulatory chemists, and REACH experts, for starters,” said Mark Miller Jr., Vice President of Business Development, MSDSpro, LLC. “MSDSpro is a recognized leader of MSDS and chemical management solutions. Our partnership with KMK broadens our ability to provide robust MSDS management systems and outsourced authoring solutions to chemical manufacturers, with M/SDSs and labels that are compliant with current regulatory requirements and whose formats are ‘GHS-ready’.”

MSDSpro and KMK are the co-presenters of the EHS Today webinar “GHS: Its Implications and Impact on Your Business”, scheduled for October 2009. KMK’s CEO and Chief Science Officer, Dr. Luc Seguin, said, “Today, more than ever before, chemical manufacturers must adopt a vision, a strategy, and a structural approach in view of their worldwide GHS implementation. This webinar offers advice on the fundamentals to guide your company‘s process in doing so. The adoption of the Global Harmonization System, developed and approved by the United Nations, has become a non-binding recommendation to ALL countries. The key to a successful GHS implementation starts with the analysis of each and every SUBSTANCE present in your product. The GHS classification requires a complex calculation to determine the correct rating for the classification system.”

To learn how MSDSpro Regulatory Services can assist your organization with M/SDS and label authoring and global regulatory compliance (including GHS deployment strategies), call MSDSpro toll free at 888-673-7776.

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