Chemical companies can become ZDHC Level 1 or Level 3 approved suppliers by engaging with the c-MAP Programme. ‘Certified Chemical Company’ status is awarded upon the successful completion of chemical management audits, supply chain transparency and MRSL testing modules in the c-MAP Programme.
Join the m-MAP Programme as a supplier of materials or products to become an ‘Approved Manufacturer of Materials’. The m-MAP Programme provides your company with a structured award through the completion of online training modules, chemical inventory management and chemical management audits.
Brands and retailers can show consumers their commitment to responsible chemical management through the b-MAP Programme and achieve ‘Associate Brand and Retailer’ status. b-MAP supports ZDHC objectives through education, guidance, policy advice and supply chain management support.
Achieve ZDHC Conformance Level 1 through MRSL testing at BLC’s accredited laboratory to fully validated methods, that incorporate all MRSL listed substances. MRSL testing verifies the chemical composition of formulations to the ZDHC MRSL or customers’ own MRSLs for international chemical compliance.
Developed by BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd. in partnership with Vert-Tex, Chem-MAP prevents harmful chemicals from entering the leather, textile and synthetic materials supply chain, protecting workers, consumers, and the environment.
Chemical companies, materials manufacturers, brands and retailers achieve an internationally recognised award through one of three programmes in the Chem-MAP family. Achieving a Chem-MAP award signifies the use of responsible chemicals in the production of consumer goods.
Chem-MAP is the future of chemical management in leather, textile and synthetic materials supply chains.
LANXESS has engaged with Chem-MAP through the c-MAP Programme which is especially designed for chemical companies to achieve ZDHC Conformance Level 1 and Level 3. By completing the c-MAP Programme, LANXESS will be demonstrating commitment to responsible chemical management, which will have a positive impact on their materials supply chain including all downstream users.
LANXESS is a leading speciality chemicals company with sales of EUR 9.7 billion in 2017. LANXESS has 19,200 employees in 25 countries and is represented at 74 production sites worldwide. LANXESS develops, manufactures and markets chemical intermediates, additives, speciality chemicals and plastics. Chemicals from LANXESS are used in tanneries throughout the world…
BLC have recently purchased two new pieces of state-of-the-art analytical laboratory equipment used in the provision of chemical testing services for Chem-MAP, MRSL testing, RSL testing and analytical testing…Read More 16/05/2018
Global chemical supplier LANXESS has recently engaged with Chem-MAP to achieve ZDHC Conformance Level 3 through the c-MAP route…Read More 10/04/2018
What is an MRSL and RSL and when do you need to use them? Find out the differences between MRSL and RSL, as well as understand when you need to conduct MRSL testing…Read More 26/02/2018
Chem-MAP is a new, innovative process for verifying MRSL compliance of supplied chemical formulations to ZDHC conformance level 1 and level 3…Read More 01/01/2018
Is your business committed to ZDHC objectives and responsible chemistry? Chem-MAP certification tells your customers and consumers that you are…Read More 01/01/2018
Attend the Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference in Hong Kong to find out more about the BLC Chem-MAP Programme…Read More 01/01/2018
Seven new chemicals have been added to the ECHA Candidate List, which now features 181 Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs)…Read More 01/01/2018
Watch the Chem-MAP video to see how this new ZDHC approved MRSL verification programme is engaging all organisations in the leather, textile and synthetic materials supply chains to drive the use of responsible chemistry in the manufacture of consumer products.
Chem-MAP is a preventative system that protects businesses, workers, consumers and the environment, and rewards businesses that engage through certification, approved status, training and technical support. Chem-MAP offers three programmes which are specifically designed for chemical companies (c-MAP Programme), manufacturers (m-MAP Programme) and brands and retailers (b-MAP Programme).