The BLC Chem-MAP Programme is a new innovative ZDHC approved chemical verification system. Chemical companies, manufacturers of materials and products, brands and retailers all have future visions of a better, less polluted world with more consumer products made using responsible chemistry. All material supply chain organisations can get involved with Chem-MAP to show commitment to the shared Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) objectives.
Help Choosing the Right Chemicals
Chemicals are essential in the manufacture of materials and products, but sometimes it is difficult to identify good chemicals from bad chemicals.
BLC have developed the Chem-MAP Programme to make the process of choosing the right chemicals easier. Chem-MAP verifies supplied chemical formulations to leading industry standards for manufacturing and MRSL standards.
Certified Chemical Suppliers
Chem-MAP verifies chemical suppliers through on-site audits and chemical formulation testing. The Chem-MAP audit checks the manufacturing processes, quality systems and stewardship practices.
Chem-MAP also goes one step further to assess the chemical manufacturer’s supply chain, testing samples of raw materials and formulated chemicals.
Approved Chemicals to ZDHC MRSL
At the Chem-MAP analytical laboratory, the chemical samples are extracted and tested for compliance to the ZDHC MRSL.
Chemical formulations are tested using fully validated methods for each of the listed MRSL chemicals.
ZDHC MRSL compliant products become Chem-MAP Approved and are issued with a certificate.
ZDHC Level 1 & 3 Conformance
Chem-MAP Approved chemical formulations are listed on the ZDHC Gateway.
ZDHC level 1 and level 3 conformance for chemical suppliers is achieved through completion of the Chem-MAP Testing and Audit modules respectively. Re-certification is required after 2 years.
Does your organisation want to commit to responsible chemistry?
Show your suppliers, customers and consumers that your organisation is committed to responsible chemistry through the ZDHC approved BLC Chem-MAP Programme. Contact BLC today on +44 (0)1604 679 999 to speak to one of our Chem-MAP experts or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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).