Environment, Health & Safety Services

IDS EH&S Services

IDS has been providing (M)SDS services to Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services companies in USA and Canada for over eight years.

IDS services assist clients in maintaining a comprehensive suite of chemical, regulatory and compliance information that addresses the entire lifecycle of a chemical, covering global regulatory data, (M)SDS authoring, distribution and management, transportation, emergency response, training, regulatory reporting and waste management.

IDS clientele are global providers of data and information services which enable companies to improve compliance with (EH&S) regulations and supply chain obligations through the entire lifecycle of chemicals and products.

IDS also provide specialized research services to support their client operations. Please refer to presented case studies for further insight into IDS capabilities.

(M)SDS indexing services in English and French languages

This involves data capturing from the (M)SDS PDF documents and populating the various (M)SDS document fields in the online client application as per the client's indexing specifications. Typical guaranteed average data accuracy is 97%.

Obtainment and Renewal Process

Under Obtainment process, IDS staff obtain the corresponding (M)SDS document (for each chemical product assigned to them) from the manufacturer's website. Under Renewal process, IDS staff analyze and compare the old (M)SDS provided by the client with the (M)SDS available on manufacturer 's website. If the (M)SDS on manufacturer website is current, same is downloaded and uploaded to client on their online application. Typical quality SLA for correctly declaring (M)SDS document 'found'/'not found' is 90%.

FCC (Fire code classification) records population

Trained staff carry out subjective evaluation and classification of the assigned chemical products from corresponding (M)SDS for Health, Flammability, Reactivity, PPE and other hazards pertaining to the chemical ingredients present in a particular product based on client guidelines. Typical accuracy SLA for classification is 98%.

Waste classification

This service involves providing waste management classification of (M)SDS documents in compliance with the federal TRIC or non- RCRA regulations. IDS trained staff review and classify the received SDS and apply the US Federal and other state codes (CA, CT, FL, IL, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, MD, MN, MO, NE, NH, NY, OR, RI, SC, TX, UT, VT, and WA) for waste management to these documents with an accuracy of above 95%.

Specialized Research Services

Researching and capturing food compliance regulatory data

IDS food and data safety specialist assists the client in capturing regulatory knowledge and requirements of countries around the world as standardized databases. Work additionally involves characterization of groupings within food additives and food flavorings, food ingredients and food contact and identifying appropriate chemical identifiers.

Researching regulatory data for hazard determination

IDS trained and experienced toxicologist assists client in regulatory data evaluation. Job involves regulatory data evaluation/regulatory reviews to analyze chemical compositions to determine hazards and risks for GHS classification along with reading text and summarizing phrases (and long descriptions) of toxicology data, database research, data management, literature search and review.