While only Cytec Canada And Chemtrade Logistics are members of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) all members of the Niagara CAER Group are committed to operating according to the Responsible Care Codes of Practice.
Responsible Care Codes of Practice are summarized as follows:
Community Awareness and Emergency Response ( CAER ) Code : Through outreach to the public, CAER aims for an informed public regarding chemical manufacturing facilities and community emergency response plans which take into account the presence of chemical facilities in the community.
Manufacturing Code: To ensure plants are operated safely to protect employees, the public and the environment, and to ensure that the public knows this.
Hazardous Waste Management: This code advocates sound environmental practices in handling wastes to eliminate any adverse impact on the environment
Transportation: This code focuses on the prevention of transportation incidents and effective response to those that do occur.
Distribution: This code ensures that chemicals are handled safely when they are sold.
Research & Development: This code sets out guidelines for safety, health, & the preservation of the environment for all Research & Development.