Welcome to the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS)
Effective December 28, 2017, CalEPA will be replacing the existing five (5) federal hazard categories available in CERS used for the completion of chemical inventories as part of the annual hazardous materials business plan submittal with twenty-four (24) new federal hazard categories adopted by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) as a result of changes to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard (HCS).
Background (PDF, 3 pp, 599 KB)
Business Guidance (PDF, 3 pp, 967 KB)
EPA developed a cross-walk in coordination with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assist facilities in comparing OSHA’s original and new physical and health hazards adopted from the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). If you have difficulty determining the appropriate new hazard category from a SDS, or an updated SDS is not available, this document may help you determine the best choice of new category to use in updating your inventory.
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|Monday - Sunday||1:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m.||Data Maintenance|
|Monday (per month), week will vary from month to month.||7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.||System Maintenance|
|Friday *||12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.||Application Releases|
|Friday||6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.||System Maintenance|
|Saturday thru Sunday||6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.||Server Maintenance|
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