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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.


March 26, 2020

The American Chemistry Council’s Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) recently released an updated video series focused on the safe handling of MDI and TDI. This program helps both employers and employees learn about the potential hazards associated with transporting these materials and best practices to minimize potential risks.

February 13, 2020

If you ship batteries or products containing batteries, you’re likely aware of new regulations that took effect this year regarding lithium battery test summaries. Like many new policies, there can be a period of misinterpretation and confusion. But there’s good news: CHEMTREC can make the compliance much easier for shipping or handling of these materials.

January 14, 2020

Impacts of human exposure to chemicals and other hazardous materials can range from simple skin irritation to long-term illnesses such as cancer. Aware of the dangers that exist, it’s important to create a culture of safety for handling, transporting, and storing these kinds of materials.

December 31, 2019

For nearly 50 years, CHEMTREC’s engagement with emergency responders around the world has been the engine that drives our success. In light of that relationship, in 2019, CHEMTREC partnered with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to offer $7,500 to two volunteer fire departments in the U.S. that are also members of the NVFC.

November 21, 2019

The first CHEMTREC International Hazmat Summit is in the books! The one-of-a-kind forum took place October 29-31, in Houston, TX, and was attended by those involved in the safe transportation, handling and use of hazardous materials. The Summit welcomed shippers, carriers, clean-up responders and emergency personnel from around the world. 

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