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IC2 Webinar: Chemical Use Disclosure

For a number of years, companies and advocates have been calling for greater transparency in the information available on the use of chemicals in products. In response, some state environmental agencies have begun to require reporting on chemical use in certain products and to publish the available data. The IC2 held a "Chemical Use Disclosure" […]

IC2 Meeting: Chemical Use Disclosure

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Staples Office Building Framingham, MA The purpose of this IC2 meeting on Chemical Use Disclosure was to provide an opportunity for Members and Supporting Members of the Clearinghouse to hear from members of the Business-NGO Working Group (BizNGO) and the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council (GC3) about the growing effort to […]

IC2 Webinar: Chemicals without Harm

In this webinar, Ken Geiser discussed his recently published book, Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World and its connections to the work of the IC2. In addition to a distinguished career as Professor of Work Environment at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Founder and Co-director of the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, co-author of the […]

IC2 Webinar: Healthy Babies Bright Futures

Charlotte Brody, the National Director for Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF), described HBBF's goals, programs, and work to reduce babies' exposure to neurotoxicants. HBBF is an alliance of scientists, nonprofit organizations and donors working to create and support initiatives that measurably reduce exposures to neurotoxic chemicals in the first thousand days of development. HBBF's efforts […]

IC2 Webinar: Walmart and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) on Chemical Ingredient Disclosure

Retailers need detailed information to handle chemical products safely in accordance with various regulations promulgated by federal agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as well as similar regulations promulgated by various agencies at a state level. The Retail Industry Leaders […]

IC2 Webinar: GS1 and the Wercs on Collecting Information on Chemical Ingredients

Following the June 28 Walmart-RILA webinar, Carrie Wilkie, Vice President of Standards Management at GS1 US presented a more technical overview of the standards, attributes, and structure of the GS1 Global Data Dictionary. She also discussed some tools and resources available today which may help the IC2 Database Workgroup leverage existing data elements exchanged within […]

IC2 Webinar: Automotive Chemical Management and the IMDS

James Lundström, Director of Regulatory Affairs for Volvo Car Corporation, described the evolution and use of the worldwide automobile industry's shared material data system, the International Material Data System (IMDS). The IMDS was originally a joint development of Audi, BMW, Daimler, HPE, Ford, Opel, Porsche, VW, and Volvo. Additional manufacturers have since joined the community, […]

IC2 Webinar: Paper-making 101: Fluorinated chemicals in fiber-based food packaging

The use of fluorinated chemicals as a grease and moisture barrier in food packaging has raised concerns about another potential route of human exposure to PFAS. On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, Zack Leimkuehler of Expera Specialty Solutions presented a "Paper-making 101" webinar. Zack described the paper-making process generally and discussed some of the sustainability issues […]

IC2 Webinar: XOS High Definition X-Ray Fluorescence (HDXRF) Spectroscopy for Rapid Detection of Regulated Elements in Products

In this webinar, Jared Sachs, XOS Senior Technical Sales Manager, and Thomas Tongue, XOS Product Manager, discussed the capabilities of XOS’s HD Mobile High Definition X-Ray Fluorescence (HDXRF) analyzer, which is able to analyze lead in paint and substrate materials and also precisely measures cadmium, arsenic, mercury, antimony, and other elements that may be of […]

IC2-GC3 Webinar: 5 Things You Can Do to Select Safer Chemicals for Your Company’s Product Formulations

Many consumer products brands are implementing innovative steps to manage chemicals in product development and sourcing. These new steps allow you to better understand the human and environmental health characteristics of chemicals present in products and processes. Chemical list screening (regulatory, preferred, etc.) can be a useful first step toward flagging problematic or preferred chemicals. […]

IC2 and CPA Webinar: Principles for Chemical Ingredient Disclosure

Clean Production Action (CPA) and the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) hosted a discussion on July 14th at 3:00-4:00pm EDT of the just released Principles for Chemical Ingredient Disclosure. Visit Clean Production Action for more information about the speakers and Principles for Chemical Ingredient Disclosure at BizNGO and IC2. Download the Slide Deck