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Health, Sustainability, & Environmental Responsibility

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Health, Safety, & Environmental Statement

CLP Chemicals is fully committed to operating safely, in environmentally responsible way, and in a manner that contributes to overall public health. CLP Chemicals operates in a business where specifications are important, documentation is critical, and where high quality is a must.


CLP Chemicals adheres to strict guidelines for handling its USP, USP Kosher, and USP/FCC/NF levels of products. Product segregation and documentation is strictly monitored.


CLP Chemicals monitors the safety record of all of its motor carriers. CLP Chemicals ensures the carriers meet minimum insurance levels and have satisfactory safety ratings, at all times. Claim rates are monitored heavily.

CLP Chemicals maintains its rail fleet at levels that exceed DOT requirements.


CLP Includes the environmental impact in every decision it makes. Our goal is to improve the reliability and safety of everything we do and out partners do to prevent accidental releases, including spills on nonhazardous products. CLP is a proud partner with CHEMTREC, who is linked to the largest network of chemical and hazardous material experts in the world, including chemical and response specialists, public emergency services, and private contractors.

RSPO Membership & Sustainable Palm Oil Values

CLP Chemicals is committed to the use of sustainable palm oil derivatives. CLP Chemicals is a proud member of RSPO, and we fully support all initiatives surrounding the use of responsible financed, sourced, and manufactured palm oil and derivatives.

CLP Chemicals fully supports:

  • Advance the production, procurement, finance and use of sustainable palm oil products
  • Develop, implement, verify, assure and periodically review credible global standards for the entire supply chain of sustainable palm oil
  • Monitor and evaluate the economic, environmental and social impacts of the uptake of sustainable palm oil in the market
  • Engage and commit all stakeholders throughout the supply chain, including governments and consumers.

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Ethical Supply Statement

CLP Chemicals, Inc.  requires that all of its suppliers adhere to this sourcing policy in addition to all state, local, and federal law, and international laws (where applicable) governing topics included herein.

  1. Forced Labor. There is no forced, bonded, trafficked, involuntary, or prison labor. Workers are not required to lodge deposits or their identity papers with their employer and are free to leave their employer after reasonable notice. Suppliers shall not use recruitment of child labor. Suppliers will establish, document, maintain, and effectively communicate to personnel and other interested parties policies and procedures for remediation of children found to be working in situations that are prohibited by ILO standards. This includes night work. Where child labor is found, Suppliers must commit to remediation of the issues to be in line with CLP’s Child Labor Remediation Policy.
  2. Working conditions. Suppliers will comply with occupational health and safety regulations or with international standards where domestic legislation is weak or poorly enforced. Suppliers shall ensure that there are systems in place to detect, assess, avoid and respond to potential threats to the health and safety of workers. A safe and hygienic working environment shall be provided. Adequate steps shall be taken to prevent accidents and injury to health arising out of, associated with, or occurring in the course of work, by minimizing, the causes of hazards inherent in the working environment. Suppliers shall respect the workers’ right to exit the premises from imminent danger without seeking permission. Facilities will undergo environmental and safety risk assessments and must maintain all required documentation and permits regarding structural, electrical and fire safety.
  3. Hours. Working hours must comply with national laws, industry standards and collective agreements; whichever provides the greater protection for workers. All overtime shall be voluntary. Overtime shall be used responsibly, taking into account all the following: the extent, frequency and hours worked by individual workers and the workforce as a whole. Workers shall be provided with at least one day off in every seven-day period or, where allowed by national law, two days off in every 14-day period.
  4. Discrimination. There is no discrimination in hiring, compensation, access to training, promotion, termination or retirement based on race, caste, birth, national or ethnic origin, nationality, religion, age, disability, gender, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, social background, diseases, union membership, political affiliation or any other condition that could give rise to discrimination. In particular, workers shall not be harassed or disciplined on any of the grounds listed above.
  5. Ethical Behavior. Suppliers will not, without prejudice to the goals and expectations set out in this policy, be involved in any act of corruption, extortion or embezzlement, nor any form of bribery- including but not limited to – the promising, offering, giving or accepting of any improper monetary or other incentive. Suppliers will comply with all relevant local, national and international legal requirements.
  6. Environmental Protection. Suppliers will take the necessary measures to avoid environmental degradation to the expectations set out in this policy. Suppliers will, as appropriate to the size and complexity of the business, implement adequate measures to prevent or minimize adverse effects on the community, natural resources, biodiversity and the overall environment
Glycerin & Oleochemicals
Glycerin & Oleochemicals
Refined Glycerin: CLP Chemicals is among North America’s largest distributors of refined glycerin.
CLP Chemicals markets a wide array of industrial chemicals available promptly to serve the needs of large multinational manufacturers.
Energy production: Efficiency of well sites depends on the specialty chemicals involved.
Food, Pharmacy & Personal Care
Food, Pharmacy & Personal Care
CLP supplies product to customers involved in a wide variety of pharmeceutical and food businesses.
CLP Chemicals
3700 Buffalo Speedway
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Houston, TX 77098
Tel: +1 (281) 558-4474
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