Accountable Company (a.k.a. Accountable Organization or AO): A company legally accountable to the state to which information is reported through the HPCDS. An accountable company may report itself, or another organization (a non-accountable company) may report on behalf of an accountable company. A company may authorize one (or more) other company to report on its behalf in the HPCDS, thereby creating an accountable company/non-accountable company pair.
Brick: The building block of the GS1 Global Product Classification (GPC) standard is a product category known as a brick. The states use bricks as the standard product categories for reporting. Bricks identify products that serve a common purpose, are of a similar form and material, and share the same set of category attributes.
CASRN: Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number
CHCC: Chemical of High Concern to Children
CSPA: Washington State Children’s Safe Products Act
Disclosure ID: Alphanumeric ID automatically assigned to reports by the HPCDS upon successful submission to a state
Ecology: Washington State Department of Ecology
EPA: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
HPC: High Priority Chemical
HPCCCH: High Priority Chemical of Concern for Children’s Health
HPCDS: High Priority Chemicals Data System
IC2: Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse
NEWMOA: Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association
Non-Accountable Company (a.k.a. Non-Accountable Organization or NAO): A company that submits a report through the HPCDS on behalf of another company (an accountable company) but is not legally accountable to the state to which the information is reported.
OHA: Oregon Health Authority
Report ID: Numerical ID automatically assigned to reports in the HPCDS
TFKA: Oregon Toxic-Free Kids Act