Guiding Principles

Guiding Principles

These statements of philosophy of Responsible Care outline each Responsible Care signatory's commitment to environmental, health and safety responsibility in managing chemicals. Responsible Care signatories pledge to manage their businesses according to these principles:

  • To recognise and respond to community concerns about chemicals and our operations
  • To develop and produce chemicals that can be manufactured, transported, used and disposed of safely
  • To make health, safety and environmental considerations a priority in our planning for all existing and new products and processes
  • To report promptly to officials, employees, customers and the public, information on chemical related health or environmental hazards and to recommend protective measures
  • To counsel customers on the safe use, transportation and disposal of chemical products
  • To operate our plants and facilities in a manner that protects the environment and the health and safety of our employees and the public
  • To extend knowledge by conducting or supporting research on the health, safety and environmental effects of our products, processes and waste materials
  • To work with others to resolve problems created by past handling and disposal of hazardous substances
  • To participate with Government and others in creating responsible laws, regulations and standards to safeguard the community, workplace and environment
  • 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



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Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia (CICM)
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No. 3, Persiaran Dagang, PJU 9, Bandar Sri Damansara, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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