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Major Korea REACH Amendments Proposed
Posted by Robin - WERCSmart on 14 February 2017 08:35 AM

Do you supply chemical-containing products in the South Korean market?

If so, please be aware of a proposal to introduce seven major amendments to the Act on the Registration and Evaluation of Chemicals (i.e., Korea REACH), which may significantly impact regulatory requirements and processes surrounding hazardous chemicals in the South Korean market. 

Read more about how this could influence your business.

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WERCSmart Enhancements/Fixes - Release Date March 3, 2017
Posted by Robin - WERCSmart on 30 January 2017 11:00 AM

On January 30, 2017, a posting outlined the upcoming Release for March 3, 2017.  As a reminder, the updates are summarized as:

  • Improved Subscription Enrollment and Renewal Process
  • A new, additional registration option
  • GoodGuide option, during WERCSmart product registration
  • Delaware added for South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) requirements for VOC
  • More GHS formats for SDSs, including Canada, Mexico and North America
  • Retailer Deactivation available for registrations
  • Registration of Limited Conventional Food Items
  • Pesticide Registration Renewals Color Coded for Clarity
  • Enhanced Security and Password Reset options

For detailed information about the upcoming WERCSmart enhancements and fixes going into place, please refer to the Knowledgebase article and the document attached to the article.

WERCSmart Knowledgebase

As recommended with all WERCSmart updates, please be sure to clear your browser's cache after the March 3rd release occurs.  WERCSmart operates within Google Chrome and Internet Explorer versions 9.0 or Higher.

If you have any further questions after reviewing the information in the link, please feel free to contact Customer Support.  You may reach us by ticket, or phone (518-720-6220).  Our live support option is available during our business hours, Monday thru Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm Eastern.

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WERCSmart Terms of Use and Privacy Policy Updates
Posted by Robin - WERCSmart on 04 November 2016 08:07 AM
Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy will change effective December 3, 2016.  In an effort to better prepare you, we have included an overview of the changes below.  The updated versions are available in the WERCSmart Help Desk Hub Knowledgebase.

Terms of Use Revisions

  • We clarify that additional services may be offered to you through the site by UL Information and Insights, Inc., our UL affiliates and other third parties.  If you elect such services, your use of those services is governed by separate terms and conditions.
  • We specify that aggregated and anonymized data is not considered confidential information belonging to suppliers and clarify our rights to such data.

Privacy Policy Revisions

  • We further outline the types of companies that may use our products and services.
  • We highlight a supplier's obligation to safeguard account login information and regularly update passwords.
  • Other changes intend to better reflect our processes and services, which now offer suppliers the opportunity to send product information to GoodGuide®.

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WERCSmart Enhancements/Fixes - Release Date June 4, 2016
Posted by Robin - WERCSmart on 31 May 2016 09:39 AM

WERCSmart Enhancements and Fixes are scheduled for June 4, 2016.  A Summary of the enhancements are:

  • Formula Transparency;
  • My Account improvements;
  • VOC-Related Registrations will require product labels;
  • Customers can use Product Lines or Brands to filter products using My Product;
  • Battery and Electronic registration updates;

Be reminded - Subscription payment method will be required as of July 1, 2016 for all users of the WERCSmart system.  If you have not yet converted your WERCSmart account to Subscription payment, after July 1 you may experience delays in getting your UPCs and/or Products assessed!

For detailed information about the upcoming WERCSmart enhancements and fixes going into place, please refer to the Knowledgebase article and document:

WERCSmart Knowledgebase Article - Release June 4, 2016

Thank you.

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WERCSmart Maintenance Performed Evening of April 22, 2016 - Clear Cache!
Posted by Robin - WERCSmart on 22 April 2016 08:05 AM

Clear Cache!!

Standard practice for all customers, once an update to WERCSmart is performed, is to clear your browser’s cache before using WERCSmart after the update.  This ensures smoother functionality of the WERCSmart system and clears out historical functionality that may cause registration barriers.

Chrome Users:

Open Settings;

Choose Advanced Settings link;

Go to the Privacy section and choose “Clear Browsing Data”;

From options, selected “Cached Images and Files”;

Select “Clear Browsing Data”;

Close the Browser.

Re-Enter the browser and go to to proceed.

Internet Explorer Version 9.0 or Higher

Use the "Gear” icon in the upper right area of the browser;

Select “Safety”; then

Select “Delete Browsing History”;

Select “Temporary Internet Files” and you my select, or de-select other items of your choice;

Select “Delete”;

Close the Browser.


Use the the browser and go to to proceed.

More Information:

If you need assistance, or want more information, be sure to review articles and videos located on the Help Desk Hub’s Knowledgebase area; or contact the Help Desk representatives for assistance.

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