Independently Verified Signatories

Independently Verified Signatories

3rd Party independent verification of Responsible Care® signatories is mandatory to membership and helps sustain the industry's commitment to the initiative.

Verification of compliance is conducted every three years by trained Responsible Care® auditors using the Responsible Care® Audit Guidance Documents. Companies who implement environmental and health and safety management standards such as ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 can arrange to include their Responsible Care® verification in their routine ISO and OHSAS audits.

Significant Responsible Care® Practises in Place

Company Name Next Audit Due
AEL Mining Services (Pty) Ltd November 2018
Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town February 2020
Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Newcastle February 2020
Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Pinetown February 2020
Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Port Elizabeth January 2020
Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Rustenburg January 2020
Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Sasolburg February 2020
Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Springs February 2020
Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Witbank March 2020
Bayer (Pty) Ltd April 2018
Bidvest Panalpina Logistics Warehousing, Durban August 2019
Chemfit (Pty) Ltd May 2019
ChemSystems (Pty) Ltd, Umbogintwini January 2020
Clariant Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd May 2019
Crest Chemicals (Pty) Ltd, Prospecton March 2020
EnviroServ Waste Management Ltd September 2018
Evonik Peroxide Africa (Pty) Ltd September 2018
Experse, a division of AECI Ltd October 2018
Lanxess CISA (Pty) Ltd September 2018
Lanxess (Pty) Ltd - Merebank November 2018
Lonza t/a Arch Wood Protection (Pty) Ltd February 2021
Omnia Fertilizer, a division of the Omnia Group (Pty) Ltd April 2019
Safripol (Pty) Ltd July 2019

Considerable Responsible Care® Practises in Place

Company Name Next Audit Due
Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Empangeni February 2020
Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Kempton Park March 2020
Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Port Elizabeth COEGA January 2020
Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Vanderbijlpark February 2020
Associated Chemical Enterprises (Pty) Ltd September 2018
A-Thermal Retort Technologies (Pty) Ltd February 2020
Bidvest Panalpina Logistics Warehousing, Denver July 2020
BME, a division of the Omnia Group (Pty) Ltd October 2020
Chemical Initiatives (Pty) Ltd, Chloorkop August 2020
Chemical Initiatives (Pty) Ltd, Umbogintwini June 2018
ChemSystems (Pty) Ltd, Chloorkop July 2020
Crest Chemicals (Pty) Ltd, Midrand February 2020
Dow Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd August 2020
Fine Chemicals Corporation (Pty)Ltd March 2020
Gold Reef Speciality Chemicals (Pty) Ltd June 2018
Impala Platinum Limited, Springs July 2020
Improchem (Pty) Ltd August 2020
Industrial Oleochemical Products (Pty) Ltd April 2020
Intertek Testing Services SA (Pty) Ltd April 2018
Metsep SA (Pty) Ltd August 2018
NCP Chlorchem (Pty) Ltd, a division of CAH December 2019
Nulandis (Pty) Ltd April 2020
Orion Engineered Carbons (Pty) Ltd July 2019
Protea Chemicals, a Division of Omnia Group (Pty) Ltd, Wadeville July 2019
Protea Chemicals, a Division of Omnia Group (Pty) Ltd, KZN July 2020
Paperkem (Pty) Ltd March 2021
Senmin, a division of AECI Mining Solutions Limited February 2021
Speciality Minerals South Africa (Pty) Ltd September 2020

Developing Responsible Care® Practises

Company Name Next Audit Due
BASF Holdings SA (Pty) Ltd June 2019
Chemical Initiatives (Pty) Ltd, Chamdor December 2019
Industrial Distillers & Refiners cc February 2020
Labchem (Pty) Ltd April 2019
Pelchem SOC Ltd February 2018

3rd Party Verification Audit Categories

During Third Party Verification of Responsible Care® (RC), the maximum score which can be attained during the first audit is 3.0 for Practise in Place. At subsequent audits, a score of 4 is awarded for Practise in Place Maintained.

The results of the audits are categorised and defined as follows:

First Audit (maximum score = 3)

01
Significant RC practises in place - a score of at least 2.5 in all Management Practise Standards
02
Considerable RC practises in place - an average score between 2.5 and 3.0 or an average score of 2.5 or more but < 2.5 in one or more Management Practise Standards
03
Developing RC practises - an average score < 2.5

Subsequent Audits (maximum score = 4)

01
Significant RC practises in place - a score of at least 3.3 in all Management Practise Standards
02
Considerable RC practises in place - an average score between 2.7 and 3.3 or an average score of 3.3 or more but < 3.3 in one or more Management Practise Standards
03
Developing RC practises - an average score < 2.7

 

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