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If you’re dealing with chemicals in your business, you have an obligation to store and transport these chemicals safely. Also, you need to comply with various government laws and regulations that include keeping a proper record of hazardous chemicals. Here, we’ll cover how you can use off-the-shelf inventory management software to manage your chemical inventory. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: 7 Steps To Manage Your Chemical Inventory With Software


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7 Steps To Manage Your Chemical Inventory With
Software
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If youre dealing with chemicals in your
business, you have an obligation to store and
transport these chemicals safely
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You need to comply with various government laws
and regulations that include keeping a proper
record of hazardous chemicals
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Obligations when dealing with chemicals in
Europe, Australia and the United States
Laws using barcoding and inventory
management software
Inventory management solution
MANAGE YOUR CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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Hazardous Chemical Storage Laws Around the World
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Dangerous chemicals need laws to regulate their
use
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  • There is a national model for Work Health and
    Safety Regulations
  • Determine whether a chemical is hazardous. If it
    is hazardous, it must be correctly classified
  • Supply a safety data sheet for each chemical
  • Chemicals must be accurately labelled

AUSTRALIA
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  • EU regulation on classification, labelling and
    packaging of substances and mixtures
  • CLP Regulation
  • Register chemicals with the European Chemicals
    Agency
  • REACH regulation

EUROPE
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  • Hazardous chemicals are tightly regulated by
    federal law
  • Must submit chemicals to the tsca inventory
  • Keep records of any complaints of health or
    environmental harm
  • Report the production and use of chemicals in
    large quantities to the epa

UNITED STATES
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Compliance with Hazardous Chemical Laws Using
Technology
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  1. Importers and manufacturers are treated alike.
  2. Chemicals must be classified correctly.
  3. General records must be kept about the effect,
    production and use of chemicals.
  4. Chemicals must be labelled in accordance with
    European or international standards.
  5. A safety data sheet must be supplied for each
    chemical.

LAWS CHEMICALS AROUND THE WORLD 
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Managing Chemicals with Inventory Management
Software
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Low-cost chemical inventory management solution
using barcode readers and a cloud inventory
application called EMERGE App
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  • Barcode printing and scanning system is a
    software and hardware combination
  • There are many brands and models of barcode
    printers and scanners to choose from
  • Zebra and SATO are two popular brands that have
    many desktop models to choose from
  • Choose a handheld barcode scanner
  • Small and medium-sized businesses, you generally
    need a cordless or corded barcode scanner
  • Pick your barcode label software

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CHOOSE YOUR BARCODE SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE
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CHOOSE YOUR BARCODE SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE
  • User-friendly interface
  • Sensible business workflow
  • Wallet-friendly
  • Scalability and flexible

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ADD YOUR HAZARD CLASSES
Get started with EMERGE App
  • Click on Categories in the Product module
  • Then click on New Category
  • Add hazard classes according to GHS or CLP
    regulations
  • Focus on products
  • Add hazard classes
  • Adding the brand of the chemical

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ADD YOUR CHEMICAL PRODUCTS
  • If you click Add a New Product, youll be
    presented with a new product record
  • Enter or paste the barcode number into the SKU
    field
  • Adding your chemical products
  • Go the Product module and click on Products

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  • Select the appropriate hazard class for the
    chemical
  • Check the Batch Item box
  • You can set up batches at the General Setup
    screen
  • Select a chemical product, add a batch name

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EMERGE App will automatically tabulate weight and
CBM for the shipping packing list
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ATTACH REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS
  • Fulfil regulatory requirements for record-keeping
    and reporting
  • Click on a chemical product in the product screen
  • Click on tasks notes to add text descriptions
  • Uploading of files such as the safety data sheet
    or complaints

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ADD RAW MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION ORDERS
  • You add raw materials as you would with your
    chemical products
  • Click on Raw Materials in the Product module

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  • Go back to the chemical product and select
    the raw material checkbox
  • Present a list of raw materials

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  • Go to a product and click Produce From Raw
    Materials
  • Click Produce to begin production

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IMPLEMENT YOUR BARCODE WORKFLOW
  • Scan the barcode in the product or SKU fields in
    EMERGE App
  • You can use barcode scanning to quickly dispatch
    chemical products in a shipment

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  • Pick a shipment and click on the Dispatch button
  • Grab your barcode scanner and start scanning your
    chemical containers
  • The quantity will increase by one if the barcode
    matches the product

click Dispatch to continue with the shipment
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Businesses that deal with dangerous chemicals
need to comply with record keeping and reporting
requirements
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MORE INFORMATION
www.emergeapp.net/traditional-businesses/7-steps-m
anage-chemical-inventory-software/
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