From: Ken Kretchman <kwkretch**At_Symbol_Here**NCSU.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Inventory Regulations
Date: September 10, 2012 9:50:27 AM EDT
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With regard to building code the International Fire Code lists the need for a Hazardous Materials Inventory Statement as part of the permit application (section 407.5 and section 2701.5.2 lists the content. The nature of the information you need will come from your local authority having jurisdiction.
Ken Kretchman, CSP, CIH
Director, Environmental Health and Safety
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-8007

On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 7:52 PM, Debra Brickey <brickeyd**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

I was wondering if anyone could provide me with the regulations that specifically state that a chemical inventory is required rather than a should or best practice? How frequently must a chemical inventory be updated?

Does the International Building Code (IBC) or the International Fire Code (IFC) require a chemical inventory?

I am working on a presentation to justify the implementation of a electronic chemical inventory such as Chemtracker or ChemSW rather than an annually updated spreadsheet system.

I would appreciate your advice.


Debra Brickey, PhD CBSP
Research Safety Manager
Oregon Health & Science University

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