Chemicals Management Software Guide

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

Fifth 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 more than 300 companies active in and around the chemical industry about their use of software, results look into the function of IT support, and the main drivers of investments.

  • Four 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.

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

  • Directory – Find out the software tools and services used by the Chemical Watch audience.



Editorial in the guide

Softwares survey report – How are companies using software to help with their chemicals management tasks? The 2021 Chemical Watch survey findings reveal more businesses are looking to deploy a single system for all their needs, while regulatory compliance remains the top priority for software support.

How mature is your compliance function?
 – Understanding where an organisation sits on the ‘maturity continuum’ can help identify gaps in its compliance programme and the factors that may influence that programme, says Chemical Watch chief analyst Nhat Nguyen.

What are the latest trends in chemicals management software for professionals? – Better supply chain data, circularity principles, remote working and systems integration are just a few of the factors driving the latest software developments for product safety and regulatory compliance professionals.

How to select the right chemicals management software
 – Expert focus article from leading consultancy, Arcadis.

The Guide features four specially commissioned articles written by journalists on software to address specific solutions in chemicals management:

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Chemical Watch publishes news and intelligence to help companies meet responsibilities under chemicals legislation worldwide, including regimes such as REACH, CLP, GHS and TSCA. We keep you abreast of policy and business trends across Europe, North America, Asia and the rest of the world.

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Founded in 2007, Veeva Systems, is a global provider of cloud-based software solutions. We help quality, regulatory and commercial teams in the chemical, cosmetics, consumer goods, and life science industries unify disconnected processes, documents and data. In doing so, we help our customers eliminate inefficiencies so they can bring innovative, high quality products to market faster without compromising compliance.

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