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UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond SPIK on GHS Implementation Tessie Corpuz Industry.

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1 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond SPIK on GHS Implementation Tessie Corpuz Industry Representative, National GHS Implementation Committee Chairman, SPIK Responsible Care Council Director, SPIK

2 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Overview of the Philippine Chemical Industry Chemical industry – branch of manufacturers sector that converts various materials to useful and profitable products through chemical reactions and other processes Chemical industry – branch of manufacturers sector that converts various materials to useful and profitable products through chemical reactions and other processes Classification of chemical products according to use Classification of chemical products according to use - Consumer chemicals or those directly consumed by - Consumer chemicals or those directly consumed by end-users end-users - Industrial chemicals, or those used as inputs for - Industrial chemicals, or those used as inputs for other industries, which is further classified into basic other industries, which is further classified into basic and intermediate and intermediate

3 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Overview of the Philippine Chemical Industry Philippine chemical industry activity is characterized by extensive upstream and downstream linkages with various sectors such as: Philippine chemical industry activity is characterized by extensive upstream and downstream linkages with various sectors such as: electronics (plastics, industrial gases) electronics (plastics, industrial gases) construction (paints, coatings, adhesives, cement construction (paints, coatings, adhesives, cement additives, sealants) additives, sealants) metals and engineering (foundry resins, industrial gases) metals and engineering (foundry resins, industrial gases) packaging packaging health care (drugs and pharmaceuticals); health care (drugs and pharmaceuticals); textile (dyes, resins, finishes); textile (dyes, resins, finishes); food processing (preservatives, colorants, food processing (preservatives, colorants, national defense (explosives) national defense (explosives) mining (Flotation agents, leaching chemicals, activated mining (Flotation agents, leaching chemicals, activated carbon); carbon); agriculture (fertilizers and pesticides); agriculture (fertilizers and pesticides);

4 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Categories of the Chemical Industry Agrichemicals and Fertilizers Agrichemicals and Fertilizers -pesticides, plant growth regulants, spray adjuvants and foliar -pesticides, plant growth regulants, spray adjuvants and foliar fertilizer fertilizer Chemical Service Providers Chemical Service Providers - firms which trade, store, transport and distribute/supply - firms which trade, store, transport and distribute/supply basic, intermediate and specialty chemicals basic, intermediate and specialty chemicals Industrial Gases Industrial Gases - gases produced include nitrogen, oxygen, hydrogen, argon, - gases produced include nitrogen, oxygen, hydrogen, argon, carbon dioxide and special gases such as medical and welding carbon dioxide and special gases such as medical and welding gases gases - consumables gases and refrigerants - consumables gases and refrigerants

5 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Categories of the Chemical Industry Industrial gases Industrial gases - covers production of sulfuric acid, calcium carbide, - covers production of sulfuric acid, calcium carbide, phosphorus, soda ash, muriate of potash, chlorine, phosphorus, soda ash, muriate of potash, chlorine, anthracite coal, electrode paste, methanol and phenol anthracite coal, electrode paste, methanol and phenol Oleochemicals and surfactants Oleochemicals and surfactants - basic oleochemicals produced are fatty acids, methyl esters, - basic oleochemicals produced are fatty acids, methyl esters, fatty alcohol and by-product glycerine which are used in the fatty alcohol and by-product glycerine which are used in the manufacture of soaps, detergents, shampoo, toothpaste, manufacture of soaps, detergents, shampoo, toothpaste, cosmetics, food, pharmaceuticals, paints, adhesives, cosmetics, food, pharmaceuticals, paints, adhesives, plastics, rubber, textiles, pulp and paper, and even plastics, rubber, textiles, pulp and paper, and even lubricants. lubricants.

6 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Categories of the Chemical Industry Petrochemicals Petrochemicals - Industry’s current orientation is towards downstream - Industry’s current orientation is towards downstream operation which involve the manufacture of synthetic resins operation which involve the manufacture of synthetic resins (i.e., polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polystyrene (PS) and the (i.e., polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polystyrene (PS) and the most recently produced polypropylene (PP) and most recently produced polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE)) primarily for the plastic polyethylene (PE)) primarily for the plastic processing, surface coating and textile industries processing, surface coating and textile industries Plastics Plastics - transforms thermoplastic resins into various plastic - transforms thermoplastic resins into various plastic products for consumer and industrial use products for consumer and industrial use Specialty Chemicals Specialty Chemicals - products such as additives, functional chemicals, catalyst, - products such as additives, functional chemicals, catalyst, fine chemicals, specialty formulations fine chemicals, specialty formulations

7 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Categories of the Chemical Industry Surface Coatings Surface Coatings - covers sectors of adhesives, paints and inks - covers sectors of adhesives, paints and inks - for industrial as well as household use - for industrial as well as household use

8 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond SPIK (Chemical Industry Association of the Philippines) Profile SPIK stands for Samahan sa Pilipinas ng mga Industriyang Kimika, or the Chemical Industries Association of the Philippines. SPIK stands for Samahan sa Pilipinas ng mga Industriyang Kimika, or the Chemical Industries Association of the Philippines. It was organized in 1977 It was organized in 1977 Its role is to address concerns, issues and interests which affect or influence the chemical industry. Its role is to address concerns, issues and interests which affect or influence the chemical industry. Represents the chemical industry in various fora with government, non-government organizations, chambers of commerce and other industry associations, both local and foreign. Represents the chemical industry in various fora with government, non-government organizations, chambers of commerce and other industry associations, both local and foreign.

9 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond SPIK (Chemical Industry Association of the Philippines) Profile Articulates the Industry's concerns ranging from its competitiveness, to opportunities in trade, environmental regulations, policies enhance the development of skills among industry players Articulates the Industry's concerns ranging from its competitiveness, to opportunities in trade, environmental regulations, policies enhance the development of skills among industry players Champions Responsible Care, a global public commitment of the chemical industry to improve its health, safety and environmental performance. Champions Responsible Care, a global public commitment of the chemical industry to improve its health, safety and environmental performance. One of the founding members of the Asean Chemical Industry Club (ACIC) whose objective is to effect the coordination efforts of the chemical industry in the ASEAN region One of the founding members of the Asean Chemical Industry Club (ACIC) whose objective is to effect the coordination efforts of the chemical industry in the ASEAN region

10 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond SPIK (Chemical Industry Association of the Philippines) Profile SPIK has over 60 members from the eleven sectors of the chemical industry. SPIK has over 60 members from the eleven sectors of the chemical industry. 1. Basic Chemicals & Intermediates 1. Basic Chemicals & Intermediates 2. Agricultural Chemicals and Fertilizer 2. Agricultural Chemicals and Fertilizer 3. Oleo chemicals 3. Oleo chemicals 4. Detergents and Surfactants 4. Detergents and Surfactants 5. Surface Coatings: Paints, Adhesives and Printing Inks 5. Surface Coatings: Paints, Adhesives and Printing Inks 6. Petrochemicals and Petroleum Products 6. Petrochemicals and Petroleum Products 7. Plastics and Polymers 7. Plastics and Polymers 8. Industrial and Specialty Chemicals 8. Industrial and Specialty Chemicals 9. Fabricated Chemical Products 9. Fabricated Chemical Products 10. Miscellaneous and Specialty Chemicals 10. Miscellaneous and Specialty Chemicals 11. Chemical Traders 11. Chemical Traders

11 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond SPIK Activities related to GHS Conducted series of seminars on MSDS (SDS) Conducted series of seminars on MSDS (SDS) Attended APEC GHS workshop in Taiwan in 2003 and in Malaysia in 2004 Attended APEC GHS workshop in Taiwan in 2003 and in Malaysia in 2004 Echoed GHS by conducting seminar sponsored by EMB-DENR to government regulatory personnel Echoed GHS by conducting seminar sponsored by EMB-DENR to government regulatory personnel Introduced GHS to Adhesives Manufacturers’ Association of the Philippines Introduced GHS to Adhesives Manufacturers’ Association of the Philippines Through the support and assistance of JETRO and AOTS series of seminars and training on GHS Awareness were conducted Through the support and assistance of JETRO and AOTS series of seminars and training on GHS Awareness were conducted Six from SPIK and two from the government were sent to Japan by AOTS for the GHS Train the Trainors Training. Six from SPIK and two from the government were sent to Japan by AOTS for the GHS Train the Trainors Training.

12 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond SPIK Activities related to GHS Involvement on the Development of a National GHS Implementation Strategy-UNITAR BOI Project Involvement on the Development of a National GHS Implementation Strategy-UNITAR BOI Project 1. Situational and Gap analysis/ 1. Situational and Gap analysis/ Comprehensibility Test Comprehensibility Test 2. Conduct training workshop on GHS for SME’s 2. Conduct training workshop on GHS for SME’s and non- SPIK member companies nationwide: and non- SPIK member companies nationwide: Cebu (completed July 28-29, 2006) Cebu (completed July 28-29, 2006) Metro Manila (completed August 18-19, 2006); Metro Manila (completed August 18-19, 2006); September 2006 September 2006 Cagayan de Oro (October 27-28, 2006) Cagayan de Oro (October 27-28, 2006) Pampanga (December 1-2,2006) Pampanga (December 1-2,2006) 3. Participated in the consultation of 3. Participated in the consultation of government with stakeholder regarding government with stakeholder regarding legislation legislation

13 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Training Sessions ( Cebu July 28-29, 2006)

14 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Training Sessions (Manila Aug , 2006)

15 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Training Sessions (Cagayan de Oro Oct , 2006)

16 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Training Sessions (Pampanga Dec. 1-2, 2006)

17 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond SPIK Activities related to GHS Development of the booklet entitled : GHS: Key Issues for SME’s and Industries (A project with UNITAR) Development of the booklet entitled : GHS: Key Issues for SME’s and Industries (A project with UNITAR) - Conduct survey on issues and challenges in implementing GHS - Conduct survey on issues and challenges in implementing GHS - Case study on two companies - Case study on two companies Prepared brochure on GHS awareness Prepared brochure on GHS awareness Invited as resource for Crop Life Philippines’ awareness training to members Invited as resource for Crop Life Philippines’ awareness training to members Member companies sought technical support for their labeling activities Member companies sought technical support for their labeling activities

18 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond

19 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond

20 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Other activities to Disseminate GHS Conducted GHS awareness seminar to Civil Societies Conducted GHS awareness seminar to Civil Societies Pesticide Action Network (PAN) for the Agriculture Sector (October 13, 2006) Pesticide Action Network (PAN) for the Agriculture Sector (October 13, 2006) Nationwide Association of Consumers, Inc. (NACI) for the Consumer Sector (Metro Manila Chapter, Visayas and Mindanao Chapters) Nationwide Association of Consumers, Inc. (NACI) for the Consumer Sector (Metro Manila Chapter, Visayas and Mindanao Chapters)

21 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond BPS Preparation of Label Standards SPIK chairs the Technical Committee TC14 working on the preparation of label standards for chemical substances and mixture – a project of the Bureau of Product Standards, DTI SPIK chairs the Technical Committee TC14 working on the preparation of label standards for chemical substances and mixture – a project of the Bureau of Product Standards, DTI

22 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Preparation of Draft GHS Legislation Conducted by EMB-DENR Active participation on the review of Department Order on the subject : Active participation on the review of Department Order on the subject : “ Rules and Procedures for the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Labeling Requirements Under the DENR Administrative Order No. 29, Series of 1992 of Republic Act for the Implementation of the GHS” “ Rules and Procedures for the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Labeling Requirements Under the DENR Administrative Order No. 29, Series of 1992 of Republic Act for the Implementation of the GHS” Provided inputs, comments and suggestions as industry representative Provided inputs, comments and suggestions as industry representative

23 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Future Activity Petron requested for technical support to label and prepare SDS of their products Petron requested for technical support to label and prepare SDS of their products -SPIK GHS committee to conduct -SPIK GHS committee to conduct in-house training to Petron’s in-house training to Petron’s technical group starting June 2007 technical group starting June 2007

24 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Issues/Action Plans Related to GHS Dissemination Issues Action Plan to Solve Time (Trainers are on Part-time basis ) Train more trainers Organize a pool of experts funded internationally or privately to help the industry

25 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Issues/Action Plans Related to GHS Dissemination Communication scheme other than training Preparation of brochure, flyer Use of tri-media Get financial support SME’s GHS implementation Prepare guidelines Conduct trainings Develop experts from SMEs

26 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Issues/Action Plans Related to GHS Dissemination Pending legislative basis Pending legislative basis (EMB –leading agency (EMB –leading agency to provide legislative to provide legislative framework for GHS framework for GHS implementation) implementation) Draft Administrative Order on Labeling and SDS Preparation underway and on the process for review & preparation for public consultation Limitation of knowledge & expertise on chem. subs. hazards, labeling and classification i.e DENR Technical and Competence Training

27 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Issues/Action Plans Related to GHS Dissemination Lack of financial resources Funding Assistance and Foreign Supports

28 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Expectations Information exchange of ASEAN Information exchange of ASEAN experiences, its limitation, experiences, its limitation, weaknesses and strengths. weaknesses and strengths. To learn ASEAN experiences on GHS information transfer, inter-agencies coordination and implementation. To learn ASEAN experiences on GHS information transfer, inter-agencies coordination and implementation.

29 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Expectations Additional knowledge and skills to be an effective trainors Additional knowledge and skills to be an effective trainors To learn more on risk assessments To learn more on risk assessments To become familiar on test methods regarding health and environmental hazards identification and classification To become familiar on test methods regarding health and environmental hazards identification and classification

30 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Expectations Develop camaraderie and networking among GHS experts Develop camaraderie and networking among GHS experts

31 UNITAR, Jakarta, Indonesia May 9-11, 2007 GHS Conference for ASEAN: Implementation Towards 2008 and Beyond Salamat Po! Mabuhay! Salamat Po! Mabuhay! Thank you! Thank you!


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