Water & Chemicals
Archroma’s online ‘Safe Edge’ platform offers access to regulatory and compliance information
By P&PC Staff
By P&PC Staff
Archroma recently launched its online platform “The Safe Edge”. This platform provides users with instant access to product-related regulatory and compliance certificates and information.
The Safe Edge platform has been designed to offer information in real time. Brands, retailers and manufacturers of paper, packaging and other products (textile, fashion and paints) can verify the regulatory and compliance status of Archroma’s products with a few clicks. This includes regulations, ecotoxicological information and certifications and brand requirements.
The Safe Edge covers standards, regulations and information such as air emission factors, animal origin, halal, kosher, plant origin, food contact, Blue Angel, bluesign, Cradle-to-Cradle, chemical inventories, Composability EN 13432, conflict minerals, EU Flower/Ecolabel, GOTS, CONEG, ISEGA, Nordic Swan, Oekotex Standard 100, California Prop 65, REACH, RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substance), Screened Chemistry, SDS, SVHC (Substance of Very High Concern), VOC (US), ZDHC (Zero Discharge Hazardous Chemicals), and brand standards (like Coats A&F MRSL, Decathlon RSL 2020, Jack Wolfskin RSL and The List IV by Inditex.
The launch of the Safe Edge platform is aligned with Archroma’s principles of sustainability.
The Safe Edge is launching in North America in September. It is currently accessible for manufacturers, brands and retailers in Europe and Asia. The platform will be launched in Latin America by the end of 2021.
“We wanted to offer a step-change improvement in our service to all our customers and partners,” says Carole Mislin, global head of product stewardship at Archroma, who is at the initiative of the project. “Time is of the essence, and The Safe Edge offers them instant online access to up-to-date regulatory and ecotoxicological information and certificates.”