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Chemicals Management

The management of industrial chemicals is one of the core businesses of the ENCPC which is considered as one of the leading centers in this field. ENCPC focus in its services on the assessment of the whole life cycle of the chemicals management starting from the purchasing, delivery, storage, handling application and management of chemicals waste. This is to identify and apply the most economical environmental sound measures including best available techniques. This includes on the job training for workers and technical staff. On the other hand the ENCPC is supporting Egyptian manufacturers to comply with EU requirements to support their export activity. In this context offers the following services.

REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of Chemicals. It came into force on 1st June 2007 and replaced a number of European Directives and Regulations with a single system. CLP is mainly covering the classification and labeling and packing for substances and mixtures. In this context the ENCPC providing the following issues:

  •  Support 78 of the Egyptian companies from chemical sector to comply with pr-registration and final registration requirements
  • Support the companies with preparation of Safety Data Sheet
  • Support the companies to comply with the requirements of  EU directive of  Classification, Labeling and Packaging (CLP) of Chemicals
  • Capacity building and training
The Chemical Leasing (ChL) approach is a new and innovative instrument to promote sustainable management of chemicals and close the material cycles between suppliers and users of chemicals ("closing the loops"). Chemical Leasing is applicable to large companies just as to small and medium enterprises of different sectors. Experiences showed that applying these new models reduces ineffective use and over-consumption of chemicals and helps companies to enhance their economic performance hence their environmental as well. ENCPC as a service provider has implemented various ChL projects in the Egyptian industry within the recent year. The projects were successful initiatives between large manufactures and chemical suppliers.