Assess

Becton Dickinson

Our company

  • (Products:) has a chemicals policy on CoHCs that is applicable to our products
  • Products: if yes to “a,” our policy for products is publicly available on our website
  • (Manufacturing:) has manufacturing operations 
  • (Packaging:) has a chemicals policy on CoHCs applicable to our primary packaging
  • (Packaging:) if yes to 'h,' our policy for packaging is publicly available on our website 

Our company:

  • Has a process for setting goals/planning for safer chemicals use and measuring progress towards these goals that is part of our overall business strategy
  • Reports to business customers on progress toward these goals
  • Reports publicly on progress toward these goals 

Our company:

  • Works with employees and/or labor representatives to implement our chemicals policy
  • Assigns a member of senior management responsibility for implementing our chemicals policy
  • Has Board level oversight and engagement in the implementation of our chemicals policy

Our company:

  • Has a Restricted Substances List or equivalent
  • Delineates requirements for complying with our Restricted Substances List in contracts with suppliers
  • Trains suppliers about how to comply with our Restricted Substances List
  • Updates our list at minimum on an annual basis
  • Publicly discloses its Restricted Substances List

Our company:

  • Reviews various sources of chemical hazard information to identify chemicals of concern beyond our Restricted Substances List
  • Engages external stakeholders such as non-government organizations (NGOs), business customers and consumers in the development of our Beyond Restricted Substances List
  • Collects data on chemicals in our products and evaluates against our Beyond Restricted Substances List or hazard criteria
  • Updates our Beyond Restricted Substances List at a minimum on an annual basis
  • Publicly discloses its Beyond Restricted Substances List

Our company:

  • Requires suppliers to provide chemical information as delineated in our Restricted Substances List
  • Requires suppliers to provide chemical information as delineated in our Beyond Restricted Substances List
  • Requests suppliers to provide chemical ingredient information

If applicable, for what percentage of formulated products sold by your company is chemical ingredient information collected? 1%

If applicable, for what percentage of articles sold by your company is chemical ingredient information collected? 1%

Our company has:

  • An internal named point(s) of contact or outside contractor who communicates with suppliers concerning our chemical information requirements
  • A data system (either internal or third party) to manage an inventory of chemicals in products
  • A data system (either internal or third party) that links our inventory of chemicals in products to chemical hazard information
  • A data system for generating reports on chemical/material ingredient declarations to customers

Our company trains suppliers on how to comply with reporting requirements

Our company:

  • Has set goal(s) for reducing CoHCs by count or mass
  • Publicly discloses specific CoHC(s) included in the goals(s)
  • Publicly reports annually on progress toward meeting goals

Our company had intentionally added CoHCs in its products in FY 2014 and cannot calculate count or mass of CoHCs

Our products contain intentionally added CoHCs and we cannot calculate changes in CoHCs by count or mass for the reporting years of FY 2013 and FY 2014, or

Our company:

  • Uses a system or tool (internal or third party) to evaluate chemical hazards
  • Asks suppliers to provide their evaluations of chemical hazards in the products they sell to us

Our company:

  • Has integrated our company's criteria for a safer alternative into our product development process (e.g., through our design and safety processes)
  • Has established a goal and is tracking progress to improve the profile of chemicals across our products, consistent with our company's criteria for a safer alternative

Our company discloses:

  • Chemical identity beyond legal requirements for a percentage of sales at the SKU level
  • All intentionally added chemicals with the exception of fragrances (for which our company provides a separate list distinct from the SKU) for a percentage of sales at the SKU level
  • All intentionally added chemicals including fragrances, flavors, and preservatives in products for a percentage of sales at the SKU level

Generic material content for 95% by mass of chemicals for products in ___ percentage of sales at the SKU level

ii. Chemical identity for 95% by mass of chemicals for ____ percentage of sales at the SKU level