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Responsible Care Pledge

Our pledge to improved health, safety and environmental performance:

A strategic alliance partner to numerous global corporations, Reade Advanced Materials (READE) is committed to protecting health, safety, and the environment and to continually improving the performance of all company operations in these areas through the endorsement and implementation of Responsible Care*.

READE will conduct business according to these Responsible Care* principles:

  • To recognize 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 community information on chemical-related health or environmental hazards and to recommend protective measures.

  • 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.

Notice: * Responsible Care is a registered service mark of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Canadian Producers Association