Chemicals Management Software Guide

Welcome to the fourth edition of the Chemicals Management Software Guide brought to you by Chemical Watch.

Fourth edition

This guide is designed to help you understand the software that supports regulatory compliance and also enables businesses to move beyond compliance and achieve safer chemicals in products throughout the supply chain.

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What's inside the guide?

  • Analysis of our chemicals management software user survey –  
    taken by over 160 companies active in and around the chemical industry about their use of software, which key functions they use IT tools for, and the main factors behind their investments. 

  • 4 articles on how businesses are using software to meet compliance obligations – see Editorial in the Guide, below.

  • Glossary – key terms explained and how we define them in the Guide.

  • 28 software profiles – each presenting individual products/services to support chemicals management activities.

  • Directory – find out the software tools and services that are being used by the Chemical Watch audience.

Editorial in the guide

What's available in the market for chemicals management software?
From aggregating data to creating safety data sheets, there are software solutions for almost every chemicals management challenge. Elaine Burridge reports on the latest product developments for the sector and the business needs they aim to address.

Chemicals management is starting to make its market in sustainability reporting. How can chemicals management software help?
Incorporating chemicals management information into an organisation’s sustainability reporting activities is not easy. Vanessa Zainzinger looks at how software used in chemicals management can help with the task of handling the data required.

How can software help companies in the EU comply with the obligations required under Echa’s substances of concern in products (Scip) database
 Software suppliers are offering a variety of approaches to help their clients with Scip notification, from solutions that allow users to submit SVHC information manually with some support, to third-party services and dedicated and managed software systems, reports Elaine Burridge.


How is artificial intelligence supporting the chemical risk assessment process?

Research teams are applying AI to assist with systematic reviews, enable use of non-animal data and to identify properties of concern, Andrew Turley reports.

The Guide features 4 specially commissioned articles by journalists on software that address specific solutions in chemicals management:

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