Importance of Product Stewardship
Ensuring the safe use of products should be paramount in the minds of manufacturers, especially in the case of chemicals - and this is exactly the goal of Product Stewardship.
The aim is for customers to be able to safely receive, handle, use and dispose of a product with minimum risk for human life and the environment.
Product Stewardship assesses all the relevant information on the health and environmental aspects of a product and issues guidelines for users.
It describes how environmental, health and safety responsibilities can be shared between suppliers and distributors so that both can deliver their Responsible Care® commitment along the life-cycle of the product.
Product Stewardship, which applies the Responsible Care® principles for products, covers:
Dow Product Stewardship Manual Chlorinated Solvents (981KB PDF)