The Center for Specialty Chemical Science, LLC (CSCS), a subsidiary of SOCMA, represents chemical-specific consortia focused on addressing scientific, regulatory, and technical issues of common interest to the specialty chemical industry. CSCS manages the use and oversight of all consortia studies completed by and commissioned through SOCMA over the last four decades. Staffed by a team of experts and supported by industry leaders, CSCS has significant expertise in establishing and managing consortia, developing test protocols and navigating government risk evaluations of chemical substances.
CSCS advances and defends the position of chemical substances critical to the commercial success of manufacturers, importers, and downstream users.
CSCS Services Include:
Historic Affiliated Groups and Consortia:
|Aromatic Sulfonic Acids Association (ASAA)||Metal Carboxylates Coalition (MCC)||Stilbene Whitening Agents Task Force (SWATF)|
|Benzene Phosphonous Dichloride/Benzene Phosphinic Acid (BPD/BPA)||Nanotechnology SME Coalition||Sulfosuccinates Group (SSG)|
|Biphenyl Work Group (BWG)||Para-Toluene Sulfonic Acid (PTSA)||Thermal Fluids Council (TFC)|
|Chlorobenzene Producers Association (CPA)||Phosphonates Task Force (PTF)||Tributyl Phosphate Task Force (TBPTF)|
|Chloroethane Producers Consortium (CPC)||SOCMA Urea Resins Group (SURG)||U.S. Nitroglycerin Producers Consortium (USNPC)|
|Chloroformates and Acid Chlorides Coalition (CFACC)||Sodium Formaldehyde Sulfoxylate (SFS)||4-Vinylcyclohexene Group (4-VCH)|
|International Activated Carbon Manufacturers Association (IACMA)||Solvent Black 7 Consortium||Xylene Producers Consortium (XPC)|
Inventory of Consortia Studies