Sphera’s Product Compliance solution helps you comply with today’s regulations and standards, such as REACH and GHS. Sphera automates the production of compliant Safety Data Sheets in nearly 50 languages with key managed regulatory content, ensuring customers and employees will have the information they need to ensure safe use of products and maintain continued access to global markets.
Comply proactively with global classifications. Sphera continuously monitors global regulations, interprets changes, and delivers application ready updates to data, rules, templates and logic to truly automate the production of your Safety Data Sheets.
A key aspect of Sphera’s Product Compliance solution is our Managed Regulatory Content designed to support your product compliance program. Download the 2017 Handbook to explore comprehensive and current information that can help you avoid compliance-related risk and maintain ongoing access to key markets.Download Sphera's 2017 Handbook
Empowers your EHS team to efficiently author REACH and GHS compliant Safety Data Sheets, Labels and other compliance documents.
It allows easy tailoring of rules so that authors can effortlessly modify and enforce decisions about regulatory variables and grey areas affecting the content of Safety Data Sheets. Furthermore the solution allows for GHS by Design, a unique functionality that allows authors to configure user-defined GHS implementations for any area, country or region with no official GHS regulatory support
Facilitates your end-to-end business data flow by effectively connecting to other key systems, such as ERP, PLM, LIMS and formulation management applications.
Based on many years of experience, we have developed tools that decrease the time-to-value for implementations and ease sustainability.
Provides a query and analysis tool which enables product compliance specialists to proactively plan for and manage impacts of evolving requirements and gain insight into calculated classifications, quickly identify substances of concern in products, and make better decisions.
Incorporates a wide range of data to support screening and classification of products for product compliance needs in global markets —from very specific chemical property data to industry specific guidelines and international standards. Content is delivered application ready.
Delivers out of the box tracking, analytics and reporting built with REACH requirements in mind enabling you to easily and accurately track and monitor substance volume activity and generate regulatory and management reports on a planned and on demand basis.
Sphera helped a large multinational chemical manufacturer build a Global Product Stewardship program that ensures compliance with global mandates including REACH, CLP, GHS and a multitude of national, regional regulations.Download
“We are always striving for operational excellence. Sphera helps us provide safety information that our customers want – and that is a competitive advantage.”
“Now we can proactively plan for upcoming changes in material safety regulations and standards with our global Sphera system. It helps us get out ahead of product compliance challenges so we can continue doing business in current markets and even gain access to new international markets.”
“Sphera information and expertise gives us confidence that we’re providing accurate, consistent information to our customers on a global basis. It would be impossible to manage without a solution like this.”
“We had to implement the classification across all of our 3,500 reagents. Sphera met the challenge by enabling our Siemens team members to evaluate the chemical make-up of each product, including a great deal of toxicity data. Fortunately, we were able to use the information that was available in Sphera’s solution to simplify the classification process.”
We provide a modular pre-packaged SAP® EH&S solution that delivers regulatory data, rule sets, phrases, templates and configuration tools to accelerate the benefits of your investment.
The solution also has a state-of-the-art content editor that regulatory experts can use to change the behavior of their core SAP® EH&S system rules and support company specific requirements. It enables the creation and/or modification of rules, viewing of phrases and mapping of rule outputs to a product property tree.Find Out More
Our team of product compliance experts, supported by our market leading software and regulatory content, can complement your product stewardship efforts. Our team can produce compliant SDS, eSDS and Labels according to specific national and international legislation including REACH and GHS coverage.
We can help you eliminate risks due to the scarcity of in-house experts, especially during critical times.
Our extensive team of over 50 product compliance experts, many with over 20 years of experience, are key in enabling Sphera to effectively deliver our managed regulatory content, software, and managed services.
Francis Trudeau has worked for nearly 20 years in product compliance and chemical management. He has significant experience in solutions management and development, global regulations and industry standards enforced worldwide. He has worked on a wide variety of projects that support Sphera's integrated information management solutions, and address legal compliance challenges and the implementation of regulations in databases and software applications.
Francis is a recognized industry expert, serving both as a featured speaker at international conferences and leading multi-organization task forces in establishing industry best practices for regulatory compliance.
Mary Rudolph has more than 25 years of international environmental, health and safety experience, including technical and business implementations of authoring services. She offers Sphera customers an in-depth and often sought after understanding of the needs of global EHS departments.
Mary has a very strong network of international regulators and experts who provide regulatory insight and interpretation. In addition to being an SCHC (Society for Chemical Hazard Communication) Board member and Product Stewardship Society member, she has also managed the development of EHS-related databases, including RTECS®, a recognized toxicology database.
Scott Harter has more than 25 years of experience in EH&S. He has worked for 15 years in implementation, SDS authoring service, and content development. Previously he managed an EH&S department in a consulting business and worked for industry.
In industry Harter managed extensive environmental investigations, the Industrial Hygiene Department, and the Radiation Protection Program for Eastman Kodak Company. He is a board certified industrial hygienist or “CIH”
Carrie Decatur is an internationally recognized expert in GHS at the United Nations and individual country level. She has been with Sphera Solutions for over 10 years. In her role as Senior Regulatory Analyst she is responsible for the analysis and implementation of global chemical regulations into the Sphera Product Stewardship offerings and the web based Intelligent Authoring™ training program. She is the Chair the Global Regulatory Focus Group which is a monthly client-based forum where regulatory updates and issues and new system implementations are discussed.
Carrie has worked in the Services group as a consultant where she utilized her experience in authoring SDSs and industry to assist clients in implementing Intelligent Authoring™ in an efficient and cost effective manner. She has also worked in the chemical manufacturing arena where she was responsible for HSE and quality programs. Carrie often speaks at international conferences and at industry trade association meetings.
Rosemary Feiter has over 25 years of experience in a variety of fields that are correlated to product stewardship activities such as R&D, production, quality control, distribution and EH&S assessments. She leads the Product Stewardship Services team which provides Sphera clients with safety document authoring and consulting services.
The Sphera authors and project managers are regulatory experts that have substantial experience and knowledge of global regulations and industrial best practices having worked on multiple authoring projects for clients with diverse product portfolios.