The major objective of this SPI division is to promote the science, safety and handling of organic peroxides. Toward this goal, the division's activities include:
In January 2013 the OPPSD Product Stewardship Committee released three new documents regarding storage class recommendations.
Appendix I to the 2012 Storage Class Recommendations Table: Organic Peroxide Formulations and Storage Class Definitions
Appendix II to the 2012 Storage Class Recommendations Table: Table of Subsidiary Risks and Remarks
In July 2012 the OPPSD Product Stewardship Committee released its new "Safety and Handling of Organic Peroxides" Guide.
In May 2011 the OPPSD Transportation Committee released its new "Guidance for Selecting Closures for Non-bulk Organic Peroxide Formulation Packagings."
In April 2011 OPPSD sponsored a meeting of the International Group of Experts on the Explosion Risks of Unstable Substances (IGUS). OPPSD released hightlights from that meeting.
On March 18, 2008, the OPPSD filed comments regarding the draft Screening Assessment Reports of the three organic peroxides summarized in Canada Gazette, Part I (dated January 19, 2008).
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