Global Materials Compliance Handbook by John PhyperGlobal Materials Compliance Handbook by John Phyper

Global Materials Compliance Handbook

byJohn Phyper, Philippe Ducas, Peter J. Baish

Hardcover | January 2, 2004

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Whether a company operates global facilities or just imports/exports goods to the United States, personnel and advisors must understand regulatory requirements. Most companies that ship or receive goods internationally have developed MCS that address regulatory requirements; however, these typically are labor intensive, independent of other company systems, adequately address only their primary location, and are not updated in a timely manner. Supply chain logistics is complicated, and this book details how to avoid security holds on shipments and gives sound advice on how to cope if another "9/11" occurs. The book provides easy to understand guidance to shipping/receiving personnel, safety inspectors, transportation and logistics managers on the movement of hazardous cargo from one location to another ensuring compliance to the maze of regulatory requirements.
JOHN PHYPER is Executive Vice President at Atrion International, Inc. He has coauthored several books on management systems and environmental legislation. PHILIPPE DUCAS is a Senior Manager of Product Stewardship Solutions and Customer Care with Atrion International, Inc. He has extensive experience with global materials compliance re...
Title:Global Materials Compliance HandbookFormat:HardcoverDimensions:477 pages, 9.59 × 6.38 × 1.1 inPublished:January 2, 2004Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0471467391

ISBN - 13:9780471467397

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Table of Contents



1. Introduction.


2. Chemical Registration, Notification and Listing.

3. Material Safety jData Sheets.

4. Product Label Requirements.

5. Transportation Requirements.

6. Import Compliance.

7. Export Compliance.


8. Impact of Terrorism on the Supply Chain.

9. Material Compliance Systems.

10. MCS—Information Systems.

Appendix 1: Glossary.

Appendix 2: Audit/Inspection Checklists.

Appendix 3: Material Management Internet Web Sites.

Appendix 4: Import/Export Web Sites.

Appendix 5: Occupational Exposures Limits Legislation.


Editorial Reviews

"This handbook consolidates all relevant regulatory issues that affect a business… ” ("Chemical Engineering Progress," June 2004) “ All the relevant regulatory issues that a business needs to understand in order to develop a materials compliance system for hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods are covered in this volume.” ("Environmental Science & Technology," 3/15/2004) “ ...a very useful reference to aid businesses to comply with the legislation in the countries they trade with.” ("Hazmat & Environment Notes," February/ March 2004)