Chemical Compliance

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Your company invests a lot in developing your products. Foley’s environmental attorneys help make sure your products can get to market and stay there. Chemical regulatory compliance is critical to that goal and we work closely with technical experts to understand how your products work to make sure that you get advice tailored to your specific needs.

  • Chemical registration
  • Pesticide registration
  • Hazard communications (GHS et al)
  • Chemical regulatory disclosures
  • Governmental inquiries and relations
  • Chemical/hazardous materials enforcement defense
  • Development and refinement of compliance programs
  • Compliance audits
  • Chemical-related transactional due diligence
  • Chemical-related occupational health issues
  • Chemical product legal exposure assessments

Our team can help you with chemical regulatory compliance for a wide range of product offerings, including:

  • Consumer products
  • Medical devices
  • Oilfield chemistries
  • Pesticides, biocides and antimicrobials
  • Paints and Coatings
  • Nanomaterials
  • Emerging contaminants (perfluorinated compounds, potential endocrine disruptors)

We can advise you on the following areas of law:

  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
  • United States (US) Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • US Occupational Safety and Health Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom 2012)
  • US Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Standards
  • California Safe Drinking water and Toxic Enforcement Act (Prop 65)
  • EU Classification Labeling and Packaging Regulation (CLP)
  • European Union (EU) Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals Regulation (REACH)
  • South Korea Act on the Registration and Evaluation of Chemicals (K-REACH)
  • Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR)
  • Customs/import disclosure and restriction issues
  • Oilfield disclosure requirements (Frac Focus)