Monthly Archives: September 2011

GHS and OSHA Hazard Communication Integration – Revised Schedule

A variety of sources are currently indicating that the Final Rule integrating the Globally Harmonized System into the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard is still undergoing internal review within OSHA.   In July 2011, OSHA had signaled a September 2011 release … Continue reading

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2011 Environmental Testing Laboratories Published

The National Environmental Laboratroy Accreditation Conference (NELAC) has published its 2011 list of accredited/certified environmental testing laboratories.  These laboratories can conduct a wide range of tests for demonstrating compliance with various state and Federal regulatory requirements.  Find a searchable list in … Continue reading

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Mineral Oil and Packaging Back in the News

[Sustainable Packaging Coalition — Packaging Digest, 9/12/2011]Findings from a series of recent Official Food Control Authority Laboratory reports coming out of Switzerland have raised concerns over mineral oil migration occurring in packaging made with recycled content. The reports focused on … Continue reading

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NPIRI Technical Conference Presentations – 2000 to 2010

NAPIM members can now access 10 years of presentations made at NPIRI Technical Conferences since 2000.  These presentations cover a wide-range of printing ink related topics.  Log into the Technical area of the NAPIM website.  Also, don’t forget to register … Continue reading

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July 2011 Foreign Trade Data in the NAPIM Members Area

The U.S. Bureau of the Census trade data is now available on the Foreign Trade page in the Member’s Area of the NAPIM website.

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California Adds TiO2 to Prop 65 List

On September 2, 2011 the California Office of Health Hazard Assessment added Titanium Dioxide (Airborne, Unbound Particles of Respirable Size) to the Prop 65 Listing.  What’s the impact on ink manufacturers?

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