National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC)
In an emergency, access to accurate, up-to-date information is critical to reducing risk and preserving life. NCEC has provided expert 24-hour chemical emergency response for over 40 years, making it one of the most experienced and trusted services in the world for providing support in responding to hazardous situations.
With funding from the Department for Transport and Chemical Industries Association, we perform a core role within Chemsafe, providing UK emergency services with access to 24/7 helpline support, staffed by qualified chemists. NCEC’s team of experts provide specific hazard information and tailored advice on how to respond to incidents drawing on many data sources, including Chemdata® – NCEC’s chemical hazard database.
Chemdata® provides accurate and reliable information on over 61,000 substances and more than 176,000 different chemical names, including pure and trade-name chemicals. Trusted by Hazmat responders and emergency services around the world, Chemdata provides accurate, timely and proportionate advice in the event of any chemical incident.
NCEC’s tailored commercial services help customers to comply with chemical safety regulations and mitigate risk to their organisation and supply chain, effectively safeguarding business operations.