Become a Chem-MAP® Approved Manufacturer Through m-MAP

Manufacturers of leather, textile and synthetic materials can achieve Chem-MAP® Approved Manufacturer status for the implementation of responsible chemical management in the supply chain. m-MAP equips manufacturers with a range of capacity building tools including online training programmes, chemical inventory management and chemical management audits of manufacturing facilities.

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Benefits of Completing the m-MAP Programme

  • A chemical management audit of the manufacturing site(s)
  • Becoming a Chem-MAP® Approved Manufacturer (CAM)
  • Staff achieving the Level 1/Level 2 Chem-MAP® Approved Technician (CAT) award through access to expert chemical management training online
  • Attracting brands and retailers by supporting ZDHC goals and objectives

m-MAP Programme Modules

Chemical management experts in the Chem-MAP® Team can provide manufacturers of leather, textile, and synthetic materials with third-party on-site verification of chemical management processes, in addition to achieving internationally recognised awards.

Contact one of the Chem-MAP® chemical experts for further information on chemical management audits and awards:

Module 1: Chemical Management Audit

This module provides manufacturers with the opportunity to achieve Chem-MAP® Approved Manufacturer (CAM) status upon successful completion of an on-site chemical management audit of the manufacturing facilities, covering:

  • General Observations
  • Regulations and Permits
  • Policies, Procedures and Document Control
  • Chemical Purchasing/Verification of Input Chemistry
  • Chemical Inventory Logs (CIL)
  • Storage, Handling and Disposal of Chemicals
  • RSL & MRSL
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Future Proofing

Module 2: Chem-MAP® Approved Technician (CAT) Award

Individual technicians who handle chemicals at the manufacturing facilities can become Chem-MAP® Approved Technicians (CATs) through successful completion of online training modules and assessments including:

  • Introduction to Chem-MAP® & Chemical Management
  • Understanding Safety Data Sheets
  • RSL and MRSL
  • Setting up a Chemical Inventory Log (CIL)
  • Responsible Chemical Procurement
  • Chemical Storage and Waste Management
  • Chemical Handling and Health & Safety

Level 1 Chem-MAP® Approved Technician (CAT)

The Level 1 CAT award can be achieved through successful completion of individual modules and examinations listed above.

Level 2 Chem-MAP® Approved Technician (CAT)

The Level 2 CAT award can be achieved through the successful completion of all modules and examinations listed above.

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