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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.


December 17, 2020

CHEMTREC is proud to have served the chemical industry and emergency response community for 50+ years. Created for the industry, by the industry, CHEMTREC’s commitment to helping companies with compliance and making the world a safer place runs deep. CHEMTREC is the trusted service provider for over 80 percent of the world’s largest chemical manufacturers, but what makes us different than other emergency response providers? The answer is simpl

December 16, 2020

CHEMTREC’s European office is based in Oxfordshire, England. This year has seen the rapid expansion of our European team, with new staff members bringing decades of chemical risk and crisis management experience. While these new staff members continue to add value to our core emergency response services, they also maintain an eye towards the international landscape and how their capabilities can be applied globally. One area of focus for our European team is streamlining our current

September 1, 2020

A national outreach program that provides critical emergency training to communities across the country is getting a boost thanks to bipartisan legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama back in 2015. The law, called the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act or “FAST Act,” provided long-term funding to the Department of Transportation as well as funding for the Community Safety Grant Program. TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response), a program within the CHEMTREC® Division of The American Chemi

August 1, 2020

Between all of the different oversight bodies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), which is part of the Department of Transportation (DOT), there are multiple overlapping regulations regarding hazardous materials transportation. Some of these regulations include making sure employees are properly and adequately trained for the jobs they conduct in relation to hazardous materials. These requirements are about maintaining the safety of not just the employee

June 29, 2020

Published on June 28, 2020 As part of its amendment to the Hazardous Materials Regulation (HMR) to maintain alignment with international shipping regulations, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued its long-awaited final rule in May. Here’s what that means for those shipping lithium batteries in the United States. On May 11, PHMSA published in the Federal Register its final rule related to harmonization with international standards regarding hazardous materials. Included in the rule, which takes effect immediately and is the final rule foll

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