Product Stewardship

5 Tips for a Safer Workplace

I understand how overwhelming the job can seem. I understand the anxiety of inventories and the panic when you receive word of an accident involving your team. I also understand how essential your job is to drive Operational Excellence in your corporation. Reflecting on my experience, I’d like to offer five tips that I learned along the way.

PCN Delay, What Does It Mean for Your Business?

Recently, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) postponed the first deadline for the new Poison Centres Notification (PCN).

5 Ways ‘Logic’ Can Take Over a Smart Chemical Approval Process

Chemical Lifecycle Management often varies among facilities, departments, tasks and products. Once organizations get a grip on chemical inventory, the greater challenge is to maintain control of it. Responsible and safety-conscious organizations must implement processes that control chemicals before new materials are introduced into the workplace. From bulk orders of organic peroxides to small store-runs

Compliance Alert: California Requires Cosmetic, Disinfectant Safety Data Sheets to Be Multilingual

A new California bill approved by the governor requires manufacturers to print Safety Data Sheets in multiple languages for products that are considered cosmetics and disinfectants.

Just Back From Japan: Sphera Visits Chemical Materials Conference for the First Time

皆さん、 こんにちは! Konnichiwa from Japan! On Sept. 18 and 19, Sphera attended its first Japanese conference—the Chemical Materials Conference in Yokohama, which was hosted by publisher Chemical Daily. We approached this conference with a blend of excitement and wonder. Japan is so unique, beautiful, tasteful (provided you like to eat fish), and Japanese people are

Compliance Alert: Brazilian GHS

In June 2019 an amendment to the Brazilian ABNT NBR 14725 -2 standard (ABNT NBR 14725-2:2009/Em1:2019) was published. The amendment modifies threshold concentration limits for mixture classification for several hazards.

Classifying Chemicals of Concern, Part One: Hard Times for Harmony

Cheat Sheet This is the first of a three-part blog series. Chemicals of Concern are omnipresent in industry. GHS hasn’t led to as much “harmonious” practices as expected. A recent NAEM webinar, “Best Practices for Classifying Chemicals of Concern,” offers more details. There are chemicals of concern in everything we see, use, create, buy, toss

Sphera’s Chemical Expertise Featured on Product Stewardship Society Website

As we get closer to the Product Stewardship Society conference in Columbus, Ohio, in September, the society reposted a blog from Sphera’s own Rosemary Feiter on its website yesterday.

From Customer to Spherion: A Journey Toward Operational Excellence

Register for our upcoming webinar “The Solution for SAP EHS: A Client Perspective.” During the Olympics, millions of people tune in to watch the best athletes in the world compete; it’s mesmerizing, and the athletes make it look so easy. But have you ever tried to do a cartwheel? Let alone one on a balance

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