Sphera’s Compliance Engine for EH&S enhances compliance processes with flexible controls and customizable regulatory inputs  

CHICAGO, IL (June 28, 2024) – Sphera®, a leading global provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and risk management software, data and consulting services, today announced that BODE Chemie has selected Sphera’s Compliance Engine for EH&S to support the firm’s compliance operations and authoring of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs). A HARTMANN GROUP company, BODE Chemie is a leading manufacturer of product solutions for hand and surface disinfection, skin care and skin antisepsis.  

For companies involved in manufacturing, importing and distributing chemicals, authoring SDS and labels for chemical products is an essential step before sale. With its extensive line-up of state-of-the-art products used in hospitals and households worldwide, BODE Chemie will utilize Sphera’s Compliance Engine to inform SDS authoring and stay ahead of evolving health and safety regulations across geographies and jurisdictions.  

Sphera’s Compliance Engine for EH&S offers a modular, pre-packaged product compliance suite for SAP® EH&S and employs Sphera’s user-friendly interface, Enhance, for improved navigability. The innovative solution streamlines compliance functions with customizable regulatory data, rule sets, phrases and templates, allowing for greater flexibility and a reduction in the time and effort needed for deployment. Organizations can easily access the latest physical, chemical, toxicological, ecotoxicological and regulatory data to ensure up-to-date compliance for a safer, more sustainable operation. 

Some key areas in which Sphera’s Compliance Engine will support BODE Chemie’s compliance functions are: 

  • Automated production of compliant SDSs in nearly 50 languages with industry-leading content and expertise. 
  • Access to information, innovation and insights to improve current compliance processes.
  • Continuous monitoring of global regulations, interpreting changes and delivering updates directly to user applications. 

“Our innovative software, industry-leading regulatory data and team of compliance specialists ensure that our customers have the latest information when they need it and how they need it,” said Paul Marushka, Sphera’s CEO and president. “BODE Chemie and Sphera share a goal of ensuring safety and sustainability for all of our stakeholders. We’re proud that BODE Chemie has entrusted Sphera to help them optimize their compliance processes and provide them with the technology and automation they need to continue providing quality health products around the world.”  

“Sphera has a well-known reputation for providing reliable and innovative products that serve the compliance space,” said Alexander Schwieger, Managing Director BODE Chemie & Head of Division Disinfection at HARTMANN. “Flexibility is crucial to our compliance operations, and the specialized content editor in Sphera’s Compliance Engine for EH&S enables us to tailor the authoring system to our specific needs. Partnering with Sphera supports our efforts to streamline our global SDS authoring process and navigate ever-changing global regulations.” 

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About Sphera
Sphera is the leading provider of Enterprise Sustainability Management (ESM) performance and risk management software, data and consulting services focusing on Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S), Operational Risk Management (ORM), Product Stewardship and Supply Chain Transparency. For more than 30 years, we have served over 8,400 customers and a million-plus users in 95 countries to help companies keep their people safe, their products sustainable and their operations productive. Learn more about Sphera at www.sphera.com. Follow Sphera on LinkedIn 

About BODE Chemie
Being one of Europe’s leading manufacturers, BODE Chemie GmbH offers product solutions for hand and surface disinfection, skin care and skin antisepsis – accompanied by matching dispensers and accessories, expert advice, training and digital services. Based in Hamburg, BODE Chemie is a wholly owned subsidiary of the PAUL HARTMANN AG, Heidenheim, since 2009 and has since formed HARTMANN’s division Disinfection. 

About the HARTMANN GROUP
The HARTMANN GROUP is one of the leading European providers of professional medical and care products and associated services. Every day, healthcare professionals and patients rely on HARTMANN brands in the segments of Incontinence Management (e.g. MoliCare®), Wound Care (e.g. Zetuvit®, Cosmopor®) and Infection Management (e. g. Sterillium®). This is expressed in our brand promise of “Helps. Cares. Protects.” HARTMANN generated sales of EUR 2.3 billion in the 2023 financial year. Founded in 1818, the Company sells its products and solutions in 130 countries around the world. For the future, the HARTMANN GROUP is currently implementing its strategic Transformation Program with its high-performance, customer-oriented and passionate team. To learn more about the HARTMANN GROUP, visit www.corporate.hartmann.info 

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