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ZDHC chemicals management system

Certification according to ICEC TS 419 and ICEC TS 420 "Chemical management system according to ZDHC requirements”

ICEC is ackowledged by ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals) as a Solution Provider for the registration of chemical products in the Gateway, for levels 2 and 3. The certification process is based on the requirements of the ICEC TS 419 technical specification (for level 2 ) and ICEC TS 420 (for level 3). Both levels include the chemical analysis, during the three-year certification period, of all the products that the company intends to register in the Gateway, as well as a check at the production site by ICEC.

The verification of the chemical management system includes the presence of laboratory analyzes that confirm compliance with the ZDHC MRSL for all products for which compliance is declared. These products must be managed according to the good practices expressed by the requirements of the technical specification, which include the management of all chemical products placed on the market by the company and which also concern environmental management and the health and safety of workers. For level 3, the company's risk management is also verified. For companies already certified ISO 14001 or ISO 45001, concessions are available to obtain certification.

The ICEC TS 419 and ICEC TS 420 technical specifications can be requested from ICEC via email (icec@icec.it)