Resource Center

3E Company actively and proudly provides a variety of resources to the EH&S community to inform EH&S professionals on the latest issues and topics affecting the EH&S profession. The Resource Center is designed to help EH&S professionals identify best practices for managing compliance information. This is where we also share our knowledge on new and changing standards and regulations.

Visit the Resource Center often for the latest information about 3E Company’s involvement in the industry.

July 14, 2017

Summary China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology published on 29 June 2017 the Invite for Response to the Proposed Management Catalog of Electrical and Electronic Equipment Subject to Restrictions on Use of Hazardous Substances (First Batch) and Proposed List of Exempt Applications of Hazardous Substances Identified in the Management...

June 27, 2017Julie Byrne

On June 22nd, the EPA marked the first anniversary of the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act (“LCSA”), commonly known as “TSCA Reform,” by issuing a Federal Register prepublication report. The EPA was obligated by statutory requirement under the TSCA Reform regulation to announce a number of rules by June 22, 2017. The major rule announced was the requirement for reporting of all chemicals manufactured in and imported into the United States in the 10 years preceding June 21, 2016, “TSCA Re-Set,” to create an “Active” TSCA Inventory.

June 16, 2017Kirsten Wallerstedt

The California Senate has passed Senate Bill (S.B.) 258, the "Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017." The bill would require cleaning product manufacturers to disclose certain chemical information on the product label, including a pictogram and a statement directing the consumer to the manufacturer's website for more information including health effects of ingredients of concern. The bill would also require employers to disclose the same information for any container used in the workplace to which a cleaning product is transferred. The bill proposes to apply to cleaning products manufactured or sold in California on or after 1 January 2018.

June 2, 20173E Regulatory Research Team

The Government of Canada's Workplace Hazardous Materials Bureau announced on 19 May 2017 via email that compliance with the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR) or Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) will incur a one-year delay. New transition deadlines are now extended until 2018 for Phase 1 of the HPR, and additional three months have be added to comply under Phase 2 of the HPR.

May 26, 2017Kirsten Wallerstedt and the 3E Regulatory Monitoring Team

Alert Summary On 19 May 2017, the European Parliament and Council published Regulation 2017/821 in the Official Journal of the European Union , laying down supply chain due diligence obligations for EU importers of tin, tantalum and tungsten, their ores, and gold (3TG) which originate from conflict-affected or high-risk areas...

May 19, 2017Alan Johnson

Maintaining up-to-date chemical inventories, GHS-compliant hazard communication documentation and conformance with increasingly complex global regulatory obligations is no small feat, particularly for multi-national organizations. Finding the right combination of solutions, providers and partners is crucial for the successful execution of a proactive compliance program.

May 5, 2017Alan Johnson

3E Company recognizes that strong strategic alliances are one key to driving differentiated value for our customers. Our global alliance program (#3EGlobalAlliances) has expanded significantly through the addition of many carefully selected strategic partners. We continue to build a world class network of product and service providers dedicated to reducing...

April 21, 2017Kirsten Wallerstedt and Scott Stephens

Since the beginning of 2017, the EU has harmonized information for poison centers, Britain formally invoked Article 50 to leave the EU, SVHCs are proposed to be targeted in the waste directive, conflict minerals is one step from becoming official, and a new medical devices framework is moving forward.
April 19, 2017April 19, 2017


During the last several years, the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (“GHS”) has been adopted and implemented by many countries around the globe. Join 3E’s Senior Regulatory Analyst, Nhat Nguyen for a discussion on how GHS has been adopted by various jurisdictions around the world and the impact it may have on your business and supply chain.