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      Category: Safety

      Preventing Falls by “Standing Down” at Work

      Safety is a top priority for the American Chemistry Council (ACC). ACC’s Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI), Diisocyanates (DII) Panel, and Aliphatic Diisocyanates (ADI) Panel recently renewed their...

      As Hurricane Season Ramps Up Chemical Industry Prepares for New Challenges

      While the pandemic continues, our industry knows it must keep a close eye on the potential dangers of extreme weather. Hurricane preparedness is a year-round effort for the chemical industry, especially for facilities along the Gulf Coast....

      CNN article perpetuates “chemical-free” myth

      CNN recently published an article about a new product that will increase the shelf life of certain fruits and vegetables. Food waste is a globally relevant and timely topic,...

      EPA’s proposed rule on transparency in regulatory science gets it right when it comes to the best available science and non-linear modeling approaches

      At ACC we’re still doing a deep dive in our review of EPA’s recently proposed rule: Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science. We look forward to submitting comments to help...

      The NAS IRIS review: An unnecessarily narrow review of EPA’s troubled chemical assessment program?  

      The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) announced in December 2017 that it will again review EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). Previous NAS reports, one in 2011 and another...