Kansas Chemicals: What you need to know
Governing Law and Regulations
Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Division of Environment Bureau of Waste Management
Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Kansas follows the federal requirements for importing and exporting chemicals. Kansas has no additional requirements. See the national section IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF CHEMICALS.
Kansas adopts by reference the federal hazardous materials regulations for motor carriers. Export licenses may be required for the export of controlled chemicals. See the national section HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS for a summary of federal requirements. In addition, a security plan may be required for hazmat transporters. The plan must include an assessment of possible transportation security risks for hazmat shipments. See the national section SECURITY for more information.
Internationally, a number of countries have developed or are developing laws with restrictions on the import of hazardous substances and electronic equipment that contain certain hazardous chemicals. See the national section EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE for more information concerning these international directives.
Kansas has adopted by reference the federal rules for exporting and importing of hazardous wastes. See the related state sections EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS, and MANIFESTS to review the state's hazardous waste export ...
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Kansas Chemicals Resources
The Book of Chemical Lists on CD-ROM
Need to know if one of your chemicals is on an OSHA, DOT, SARA, CERCLA, RCRA or state list of regulated chemicals? This unique CD-ROM database of over 75,000 chemicals will tell you in a flash how it is regulated - just look it up by chemical name, CAS #, ID # or regulation. "
Enviro.BLR.com is the online tool that makes state environmental compliance management a whole lot easier. Get plain-English state and federal regulatory analysis, 1000's of compliance checklists, forms and other tools, plus daily regulatory updates. "
Environmental Compliance in [Your State]
Avoid difficult state compliance problems. Here is all the plain-English help you need to stay in compliance with the environmental laws in your state. Arranged by topic, this easy to use resource explains how to comply with state regulations, and highlights any differences from federal. Includes regular updates and monthly newsletter."
Care of Supplies, Chemicals, and Equipment—Spanish Training Video
Aimed at training janitors/custodians in proper care and treatment of expensive equipment, and how to conserve supplies and chemicals. Savings can be realized and work accomplished in a productive manner when employees are properly trained and motivated to take care of equipment and materials. -Spanish Edition"
Audio Click 'n Train Spanish/English Edition: Hazard Communication
This Spanish/English movie-like version of the powerpoint presentation with audio makes it easy to deliver hazard communication training in Spanish and English. This ready-to-deliver meeting gives you effective toolbox training - no preparation required! Includes meeting outlines, customizable PowerPoint® slides, handouts, quiz, trainer's guide and more!"