CHEMTREC


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CHEMTREC

(kem'trek)
Acronym for Chemical Transportation Emergency Center, a service of the Chemical Manufacturers Association that provides round-the-clock advice on handling emergencies related to transport of hazardous material.

CHEMTREC

The Chemical Transportation Emergency Center, which provides a 24-hr hotline with product information and emergency advice to rescue personnel at the scene of a hazardous materials incident.
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The incident response program operates in conjunction with industry- related safety programs such as CHEMTREC, the Chemical Manufacturers Association's national emergency system, and the Compressed Gas Emergency Action Plan (COMPGEAP) utilized by the Compressed Gas Association.
The company is also an emergency response contractor for the CHEMTREC CHEMNET[sup.
Using the system, first responders can access CHEMTREC and other industry databases during an incident to find out the specific type of hazardous cargo a derailed train was carrying, the exact cars it was in, how it should be handled, and the risks associated with that particular substance.