By completing the b-MAP programme, brands and retailers are improving their own chemical management systems in addition to influencing chemical management further downstream, providing greater supply chain transparency.
The Eurofins | BLC Chem-MAP® Team will conduct an independent on-site audit of the brand’s or retailer’s chemical management systems. This audit focuses on chemical management processes and the effectiveness of their implementation in the brand’s or retailer’s supply chain.
The b-MAP Chemical Management Audit includes but is not limited to, areas such as:
This module is designed to help brands and retailers develop best practices and implement chemical management policies through benchmarking and gap analysis activities.
The Chem-MAP® Team will carry out a thorough benchmarking of the brand’s or retailer’s Restricted Substance List (RSL) and Manufacturing Restricted Substance List (MRSL) against industry leaders, as well as best practice guidelines.
Upon completion of the b-MAP audit and benchmarking exercise, our chemical experts will provide the brand or retailer with:
Each company that completes the b-MAP programme receives a score that ranges from ‘Engaged’ at entry level to ‘Leader’ for companies with more developed chemical management systems.
The Chemical Management Audit is valid for 1 year, with annual re-audits conducted to maintain your company’s b-MAP score.
Companies can increase their b-MAP scores through measured improvements in their annual audit.
Completing the b-MAP Programme gives your company the opportunity to demonstrate commitment to responsible chemical inputs into materials and products by communicating your b-MAP score to consumers and stakeholders.
Your company can also have its logo placed on the Chem-MAP® website.