Not to mentio nthe HazCom requirement for a chemical inventory.
The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 is what you
are looking for. It is under the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization
Act (SARA). This law applies to all facilities that use or store hazardous
materials. SARA Title 313 has a list of chemicals of interest, whereas
reporting is required if the quantity of the chemical of interest exceeds
the reported threshold quantity.
Each state has a Community Right-to-Know reporting / filing scheme. In
NYC, we have the NYC Department of Environmental Protection Community
Right to Know Tier II Online Filing. NYC DEP has a more stringent list
compared to SARA Title 313.
Oregon has its own unique Community Right-to-Know regulations. Here is the
Hope that helps.
Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Long Island University Brooklyn Campus
Buildings and Grounds
1 University Plaza M101
Brooklyn, NY 11201
On 9/10/12 6:57 AM, "Frankie Wood-Black" <FWood-Black**At_Symbol_Here**TRIHYDRO.COM> wrote:
>It is the SARA Community Right to Know - Google List of Lists - it has
>the specific references.
>I have gotten the List of Lists (which convers EPCRA, SARA, RCRA, Clean
>Air Act) and the CFATS (Anti-Terrorism List) - there used to be an ATF
>(alcohol, tobacco and firearms) list, but I think it has been rolled into
>the CFATS list. I know there are exemptions and potential other
>requirements - if it is a drug precursor (DEA), a bioagent, covered under
>FIFRA (insecticide, biocide, and/or rodenticide), or a material covered
>under the NRC.
>The ATF list that used to be at 27 CFR 55.23 was moved to 27 CFR 555.23,
>then ended up in ATF Publication 5400.8
>The most current List of Explosive Materials (2011R-18T) was published in
>the Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 202 / Wednesday, October 19, 2011 pg
>The Laboratory Exemption for Explosive Materials is found at 27 CFR
>(a) General. Except for the provisions of =E0=B8=87=E0=B8=87555.180 and 555.181, this
>part does not apply to:
>Industrial and laboratory chemicals which are intended for use as
>reagents and which are packaged and shipped pursuant to U.S. Department
>of Transportation regulations, 49 CFR Parts 100 to 177, which do not
>require explosives hazard warning labels.
>From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf
>Of Debra Brickey
>Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2012 5:52 PM
>Subject: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Inventory Regulations
>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
>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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