Increasing public concern about the health and safety of chemical products and their effect on the environment has galvanized our industry into providing more information about the substances we produce. Industry’s commitment to health, safety and environmental performance, to improved chemicals management, and to increased transparency is clearly embodied in the following initiatives.
Responsible Care is the chemical industry’s unique “ethic”, enabling the global chemical industry to continuously improve its health, safety and environmental performance.
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Energy & Climate Change
Given that chemical products and technologies are used in a wide array of energy-saving and renewable energy applications, the chemical industry offers significant potential to help society achieve greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions.
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High Production Volume
The major benefit of ICCA’s High Production Volume Chemicals program is that it delivers globally-harmonized, internationally-agreed data sets and initial hazard assessments that are recognized under national and regional programs.
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Long-Range Research Initiative
The global goals of the chemical industry’s Long-range Research Initiative are to increase the knowledge of the potential impacts that chemicals may have on the health of humans, wildlife and the environment.
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