Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs

Responsible product management

We have a well-established, global team of dedicated experts in regulatory affairs and product stewardship. Our team works with customers to ensure compliance with global product health and safety regulations in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and throughout Asia Pacific.

To ensure that our standards and practices meet or exceed product stewardship and safety standards everywhere we do business, we employ the best available technology and follow exacting procedures. We conduct or support research that contributes to the existing body of knowledge. And, we share data with customers, to help them develop better products and processes and ensure compliance, and with regulators, to develop better public policy.

Read our Global Product Stewardship Policy

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We provide direct support to our customers through both advisory and hands-on services:

  • Product registration support
  • Product regulatory and compliance support
  • Only Representative (“OR”) service (in Europe and South Korea)
  • Research to enhance our understanding of borates’ health effects
  • Product health and safety support
    • Development of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)
    • Guidance on proper handling and use of our products
    • Advice on worker training for safe handling
    • How to carry out exposure monitoring in the workplace
    • Management of product hazard communication labeling
  • Product sustainability
    • Life cycle assessment data
    • Trend analysis and response

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U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 650 customers with more than 1,800 delivery locations globally. We supply around 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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