ACC: American Chemistry Council

ACC, the American Chemistry Council, was founded in 1872 as the Manufacturing Chemists’ Association and then called the Chemical Manufacturers’ Association. It is an industry trade association for American chemical companies, as well as some plastics and chlorine industries, and it is based in Washington, D.C. ACC members apply the science of chemistry to make innovative products and services that make people’s lives better, healthier, and safer. Standards from ACC are available both individually, directly through the ANSI webstore, and as part of a Standards Subscription. If you or your organization are interested in easy, managed, online access to standards that can be shared, a Standards Subscription may be what you need - please contact us at: [email protected] or 1-212-642-4980 or Request Proposal Price.

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ANSI Z400.1/Z129.1-2010

Hazardous Workplace Chemicals - Hazard Evaluation and Safety Data Sheet and Precautionary Labeling Preparation

The SDS is an important resource and provides a wide range of information. Details on material identity, manufacturer information, hazard classification, emergency information, instructions on what to do if a hazardous situation has occurred, information on the prevention of hazardous situations, as well as other technical information are contained in an SDS.

ANSI Z400.1-2004

Hazardous Industrial Chemicals - Material Safety Data Sheets - Preparation

This Standard applies to the preparation of MSDSs for chemicals and materials used under occupational conditions. It presents basic information on how to develop and write MSDSs that are complete, clear and consistent. It also identifies information that must be included to comply with the HCS. Additional information is provided to help comply with state and federal environmental and safety laws and regulations. With the addition of certain data elements, this Standard is also acceptable for international use.

RC 14001:2013

RC14001 Technical Specification (2013 edition)

The RC14001 Technical Specification (2013 edition) combines the elements of the American Chemistry Council's (ACC) Responsible Care initiative with those of the Environmental Management Systems Specifications With Guidance for Use Standard, ISO 14001, adopted by the International Organization For Standardization (ISO) in 1996 and amended in 2004. It enables a company to obtain, through an application and audit process, a certification that its management system conforms to both the ISO 14001 and RC14001 requirements. The Technical Specification has two components. The first is the actual text of ISO 14001, which specifies requirements for an environmental management system to enable an organization to develop and implement a policy and objectives which take into account legal and other requirements to which the organization subscribes. The second component contained in corresponding boxed areas are the additional Responsible Care elements required under RC14001 scope.