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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.

The U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) updated their Lithium Battery Test Summary Brochure. This document may be used as a compliance assistance tool to assist manufacturers and distributors with understanding and implementing the TS requirement.

With international transport and supply regulations becoming increasingly complex, CHEMTREC has expanded our international number suite to support customers with compliance. With 50 years of experience supporting the industry and over 100,000 international calls handled each year, our experience has enabled us to recognize the need for simplified options. We have therefore developed four regional numbers with an enhanced language recognition process.

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.

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

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