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PLASTICS no longer updates the content of this web page as of December 31st, 2020. While the information posted is accurate to our knowledge at the time of posting, we make no representation to its current accuracy. An alternative location for information on the safe storage, transportation, and use of organic peroxides can be found at the American Chemistry Council’s webpage. Please update your bookmarks, as these pages will be discontinued on or after July 1, 2021.


OPPSD provides a forum for plastics companies and materials suppliers to: 

  • Discuss and resolve safety issues confronting the organic peroxide industry. 
  • Establish better communications surrounding best safety practices for firms that manufacture, ship, handle and store organic peroxides. 
  • Identify the hazards presented by mishandling organic peroxides and determine or develop appropriate testing methods to accurately measure these hazards. 
  • Promote research, development, standardization and publication of reliable data. 
  • Establish recommended safe practices for organic peroxides. 

OPPSD committees:

  • Product Stewardship 
  • Storage 
  • Toxicology 
  • Transportation


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