December 2014 Washington State legislation would provide Department of Ecology (DOE) with legal authority to conduct alternatives assessments for PCB’s in pigments used for printing inks and architectural coatings. Read more about this in the NAPIM members’ area
The Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index information for printing inks is now posted in the members area of the NAPIM website.
The full year 2014 plastic substrate (HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, PP) is now available on the Business/Marketing page NAPIM Member Resources website.
The full year 2014 printing trade data (import/export) is now available in the Member’s area of the NAPIM Website.
There will be a two-part webinar on compliance with HazCom/GHS requirements on March 10 and 12. This webinar will provide:
- status on OSHA’s compliance enforcement position relative to the June 1, 2015 deadline for SDS and GHS labeling;
- options for developing a successful, compliant program with incomplete supplier information
This webinar evolved on the basis of numerous questions and concerns from downstream users/processors of chemical compounds who rely upon supplier hazard classification information to develop GHS compliant labels and SDS’s. Confusion has arisen because base chemical producers (i.e. raw material suppliers) and downstream users (e.g. ink and coatings manufacturers) are on identical compliance schedules. These webinars will outline options for developing appropriate programs under the current situation.
You can register for these webinars here.
The outline for these webinars was developed with assistance from RadTech and SGIA.
On January 15th, 2015 the US Chemical Safety Board released its report on the October 2012 fire at the US Ink plant in Rutherford, NJ. Following is the link to the US CSB’s report. Please contact me if you have any questions.
The November 2014 plastic substrate (HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, PP) is now available on the Business/Marketing page NAPIM Member Resources website.
December 17, 2014 – ECHA has added six new SVHCs to the Candidate List, based on the agreement of the Member State Committee and updated an existing entry to address an additional reason for inclusion. Read more in the members area of the NAPIM website.
The October 2014 printing ink import/export data is now available in the Foreign Trade area member’s area of the NAPIM website.
The October 2014 plastic substrate (HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, PP) is now available on the Business/Marketing page NAPIM Member Resources website.