UL Environment introduces REACHAcross™ software, an innovative prediction tool that builds large networks of chemicals based on properties such as molecular structure and health-endpoint interactions. This pioneering tool uses machine learning techniques to predict the endpoint behavior of any chemical of interest for REACH compliance. It provides the ease of use of QSARs with the… read more
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Are You Ready? TSCA Title VI, Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Takes Effect December 2017.
Formaldehyde is a colorless gas found in numerous products, including composite woods (plywood, particleboard and medium-density fiberboard, or MDF) and products containing these materials. As exposure to formaldehyde may cause adverse health effects, regulations exist to limit this substance in the market. Currently, any composite wood products or products containing these materials are already required to meet… read more
In the last post on this subject, we considered the benefits of sustainable procurement for business. But “sustainable purchasing” can mean lot of different things to a lot of different people. In an effort to provide a framework and some best practices around sustainable procurement, a new standard, ISO 20400 is under development. Slated to… read more