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Chemicals & EH&S: Environment

Environmental legislation is a collection of many laws and regulations which seek to protect the environment from harmful actions. Many of these measures are aimed at facilities, with the objective of reducing the impact of such facilities on the physical environment.

Chemicals & EH&S: Environment in C2P


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Content Overview

Our coverage of the Chemicals & EH&S: Environment topic in C2P focuses on environmental chemical legislation related to facilities (e.g. factories, offices). This imposes obligations with regard to:

  • Reduction of the use of chemicals 
  • Reporting of storage and handling of chemicals
  • Prevention of and response to accidental release of chemicals and major industrial accidents

Coverage Included

Our regulatory content in C2P is historically comprehensive with a robust QA process to ensure quality, consistency and accuracy. Below is a high level summary of our coverage for this topic:
  • USA: Hazardous Chemical Reporting, Rules, 40 CFR 370, 1987
  • USA: Toxic Chemical Release Reporting, Rule, 40 CFR 372, 1988
  • USA: Emergency Planning and Notification for Chemical Storage and Releases, Rules, 40 CFR 355, 2008
  • USA: Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions, Rule, 40 CFR 68, 1994
  • China: Measures for the Administration of Safe Use Permit for Hazardous Chemicals, Order No. 57, 2012
  • China: Management Plan on Environmental Risk Prevention and Control of Major Environmental Controlled Hazardous Chemicals, Notice No. 75, 2013
  • China: Comprehensive Management Scheme of Dangerous Chemical, Notice No. 88, 2016
  • EU: Control of Major-Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances, Directive 2012/18/EU
  • UK: Control of Major Accident Hazards, Regulations, SI 2015/483

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