Global Materials Compliance Handbook / Edition 1

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Overview

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.
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Editorial Reviews

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"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)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471467397
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/19/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 477
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 9.59 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgment
1 Introduction 1
Pt. I Regulatory Requirements 13
2 Chemical Registration, Notification, and Listing 15
3 Material Safety Data Sheets 41
4 Product Label Requirements 145
5 Transport Requirements 177
6 Import Compliance 233
7 Export Compliance 279
Pt. II Material Compliance Systems 309
8 Impact of Terrorism on the Supply Chain 311
9 Material Compliance Systems 321
10 MCS-Information Systems 355
App. 1: Glossary 391
App. 2: Audit/Inspection Checklists 397
App. 3: Material Management Web Sites 423
App. 4: Import/Export Web Sites 437
App. 5: Occupational Exposure Limits Legislation 441
Index 459
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