The Chemical Safety Committee (CSC) authorizes use of high hazard chemicals to ensure standard operation procedures development and institute controls to address the risks of these chemicals.
High hazard chemicals include, but are not limited to:
- Chemicals listed as Acutely Hazardous Waste
- Chemicals regulated by Homeland Security under the CFATs regulations
- Particularly Hazardous Substances (select carcinogens, reproductive toxins, and substances with a high degree of acute toxicity)
- Pyrophoric Chemicals
- Toxic and Corrosive Gases