Labeling of Hazardous Art Materials Act (LHAMA) Evaluation
With many Board Certified Toxicologists at our disposal, Infotox offers LHAMA evaluations on art materials to detect its potentiality of causing chronic hazards to the end consumer and recommend appropriate warning statements to conform to the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) designated D-4236.
Each evaluated products can be labeled with “Conforms to ASTM D-4236”.
Our LHAMA services include:
Labeling of Hazardous Art Materials Act certification (ASTM D-4236)
Evaluation of the chronic hazard (carcinogenicity, reproductive and developmental toxicity, neurotoxicity, sensitization, and general organ and tissue toxicities) potentiality of all individual chemical ingredients as well as their unpredictable adverse effects or possible synergistic combination with other ingredients to produce toxic substances.
The physical/ physiological characteristics of the product such as size/volume, gas, solid etc.
accessibility (e.g. liquid components)
possible exposure routes including skin and eye contact, ingestion, and inhalation under normal use or reasonably foreseeable misuse
Products requiring LHAMA certification include: art materials such as watercolor disks, crayons, adhesives, colored pencils, inks (pen, marker and highlighter), chalk, paint, clays, ceramics, and glue.
Our Related Toxicology Services are:
Analytical Laboratory Services
California Proposition 65 Services
Chemical Classification and Labeling Services for Consumer Products