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)

Meet the Author

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 requirements.

PETER BAISH is a former senior executive with U.S. Customs with extensive experience in field operations, enforcement, and anti-terrorism.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgment.

1. Introduction.

PART I: REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS.

2. Chemical Registration, Notification and Listing.

3. Material Safety jData Sheets.

4. Product Label Requirements.

5. Transportation Requirements.

6. Import Compliance.

7. Export Compliance.

PART II: MATERIAL COMPLIANCE SYSTEMS.

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.

Index.

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