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September 29, 2015
Germany’s federal state secretary, Jochen Flasbarth, has called for a strengthening of international efforts better protect people and the environment from the effects of...
September 25, 2015
On the eve of the fourth session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM), scheduling to commence in Geneva on 28 September, the International Council of Chemical...
November 25, 2014
The China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF; Beijing) has formalized its commitment to the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) and has been accepted...
November 20, 2014
ACC and NACD have renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to better align their respective performance programs, including commitments to share best practices, systems and...
May 29, 2014
Members of the Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA) welcomed chief executives of 15 global chemical companies to Tokyo today, kicking off a biannual meeting of the board of...
January 30, 2014
Dmitry Konov, Sibur's CEO; and Viktor Ivanov, president of the Russian Chemists Union, have signed an agreement for Sibur to join the Responsible Care program, Sibur announced today...
January 29, 2014
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) announced today that it has launched a voluntary initiative to promote and demonstrate continual improvement in the cleaning products...
November 28, 2013
BASF and other chemical industry companies have partnered with the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels), and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP...
June 17, 2013
Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC), a group of leading apparel and footwear brands and retailers, has agreed to timelines for a phaseout of perfluorooctanoic acid, or C8, chemistry by January 2015, the group announced today....
May 6, 2013
ACC today launched a new Responsible Care product safety code, requiring member companies to implement 11 management practices to evaluate and continuously improve product safety performance....
November 26, 2012
Sabic today published its first annual sustainability report, Sustainability+Performance. It covers performance in 2011. “Sabic’s future growth and development depends...
September 17, 2012
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) says it calls on all stakeholders to take action to strengthen the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management...
July 16, 2012
The tragedy that beset Bhopal, capital of Madhya Pradesh, India on December 3, 1984 stands as one of the world’s worst industrial accidents. A pesticide plant operated by Union...
July 9, 2012
ACC is working on Responsible Care revisions that attempt to quell concerns about the safety of chemicals while maintaining the program’s focus on process safety and community...
June 18, 2012
Codexis, Cytec, and Elevance Renewable Chemicals (Woodbridge, IL) were among the winners of EPA's 2012 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for their work promoting chemical...
June 6, 2012
ACC has given their responsible care company of the year award to ExxonMobil, Albemarle, and Ethyl Corp. The award is given to companies in recognition of their commitment to...
April 17, 2012
The C8 Science Panel, an independent scientific panel approved by DuPont as part of a class action lawsuit, has found that there is a “probable link” between...
November 11, 2011
Attendees at the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD; Arlington, VA) annual meeting, held this week in Bonita Springs, FL, expressed concern over what they see as a...
October 10, 2011
Video interview with Catherine T. Hunt, director/innovation sourcing and sustainable technologies for Dow Chemical on Dow Chemical's hopes and plans for the International Year of Chemistry...
July 27, 2011
Wilfrid Gambade, Business Director/Composite Resins Europe & Global for DSM outlines the the case for phasing out the use of styrene following the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to classify styrene as a potential carcinogen. Gambade challenges the notion that styrene is sustainable and says it is time to adopt alternative materials. Gambade cites The National Toxicological Program’s (NTP) 12th Report on Carcinogens, which classifies styrene as "reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen," and The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which classifies styrene as a potential human carcinogen.

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