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UL Acquires ChemADVISOR®

November 20, 2017

NORTHBOOK, IL – November 20, 2017 – UL, a global leader in safety science, today announced the acquisition of ChemADVISOR®, a recognized world leader in chemical regulatory compliance and data solutions. Integrating ChemADVISOR®’s environmental, health, safety and transportation information and solutions will broaden UL’s compliance solution services that help businesses navigate the ever-changing, chemical regulatory landscape.

“Our customers are continually held accountable to be regulatory compliant in the products they design, manufacture, transport and sell,” said Carlos Correia, SVP and GM, UL Supply Chain and Sustainability. “Considering ChemADVISOR®’s reputation as a world class leader in the industry, with a chemical regulatory and substance database second to none, aligning with ChemADVISOR® enables UL to expand our full suite of value chain services to customers and help give them an added level of assurance.”

Founded in 1986, ChemADVISOR®, a privately held company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has a broad range of customers, mostly large multinationals, covering more than 120 countries around the world in 44 different languages.

UL and ChemADVISOR®’s combined portfolio will help strengthen global relationships with key customers. The transaction closed on November 17, 2017.

About UL

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About ChemADVISOR®

ChemADVISOR® is a leading provider of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Transportation (EHS&T) information & regulatory compliance solutions to the global chemical-based manufacturing industry. The company offers a variety of database products, training programs and consulting services for handling hazardous materials on a global basis.  ChemADVISOR®’s database products, including ChemADVISOR® Navigator, LOLI (List of Lists) Database, and Transportation Advisor provide comprehensive up-to-date chemical regulatory information.  LOLI contains hundreds of thousands of substances in over 5,700 lists, including non-regulatory and supplementary information. ChemADVISOR®’s products are designed by EHS&T experts to empower its customers to achieve compliance with regulations, author SDSs and label statements in multiple languages, determining Global Harmonized System (GHS) and Transportation Classifications, and much more. ​