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CHEMTREC employs industry leaders who are constantly working to make sure we are providing the best available chemical response call center for incidents involving hazardous materials. You can count on CHEMTREC to deliver you specialized emergency response information for hazardous materials. In addition to our incident support services, CHEMTREC is known as the world's leading source of information and emergency incident support for shippers of hazardous materials.

Our team of experts are dedicated to keeping you up-to-date with evolving regulations, new compliance management trends and procedures, as well as groundbreaking shifts happening within the industry. Visit our blog frequently to read about industry news, new product offerings and best practices to keep your company compliant and safe.


October 8, 2021

The U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a comprehensive guide to help shippers comply with the latest May 1. 2020 HM-2150 regulatory requirements. Their document, Lithium Battery Guide for Shippers, outlines; why and how lithium batteries are regulated in transportation, Harmonized Materials Regulations (HMR) international and modal requirements, battery types and implications on shipping requirements, shipping damaged, defective, recalled, as well as disposal/recycling of lithium batteries.

September 23, 2021

This new regulation WILL impact the entire hazardous materials industry. Want to know more about how this could affect your business? CHEMTREC’s on demand webinar provides insight into the regulation. This lively event includes extensive question and answer with the live audience. We’ve compiled a blog post summarizing the top 10 questions asked during this webinar, including, how does it affect organizations that do not manufacture or sell lithium batteries or products containing lithium batteries?  In addition, CHEMTREC has several resources available to make sure you are

September 15, 2021

Para se prevenir contra os efeitos de uma crise é fundamental ter um plano de gerenciamento de crises, que deve começar muito antes de surgir um problema. Descubra agora como montar um!

September 8, 2021

CHEMTREC®, originally called the Chemical Transportation Emergency Center, was established by The Manufacturing Chemists’ Association (now the American Chemistry Council, Inc.) on September 5, 1971. For the past 50 years, CHEMTREC’s world-leading call center has operated on a 24-hour basis, seven days a week, providing emergency response information wherever hazardous materials are manufactured, stored, transported, or used.

September 7, 2021

The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Risk-Based Performance Standard (RBPS) 9 – Response, rightly points out that the emergency response and the security response to an incident must not be confused. The two are separate, but complimentary. Whereas the emergency response, or crisis management plan deals with the broader implications of the incident, the security plan deals with the specific security issues raised by the incident at a tactical level. How do these plans fit together? How should organizations organize themselves to ensure the security operations and the wider response are coordinated? What other plans may be required to respond effectively to the impacts of a security incident?  

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