Responsible Care Guiding Principles


  1. To recognize and respond to community concerns about chemicals and our operations.

  2. To develop and produce chemicals that can be manufactured, transported, used and disposed of safely and securely.

  3. To make Environment, Health, Safety and Security considerations a priority in our planning for all existing and new products and processes.

  4. To report promptly to officials, employees, customers and the public, information on chemical-related health or environmental hazards and to recommend protective measures.

  5. To counsel customers on the safe and secure use, transportation and disposal of chemical products.

  6. To operate our plants and facilities in a manner that protects the Environment, Health, Safety and Security of our employees and the public.

  7. To extend knowledge by conducting or supporting research on Environment, Health, Safety and Security effects of our products, processes and waste materials.

  8. To work with others to resolve problems created by past handling and disposal of hazardous substances.

  9. To participate with government and others in creating responsible laws, regulations and standards to safeguard the community, workplace and environment.

  10. To promote the principles and practices of Responsible Care by sharing experiences and offering assistance to others who produce, handle, use, transport or dispose of chemicals