Chemical handling is a critical part of successful chemical management.

The handling of chemical products is an important task that requires caution and attention. To avoid health and environmental risks, it is necessary to do so as safely as possible. We help you.


Advantages of handling chemicals with us

We are prepared to adapt to the customer’s needs and for this we have a wide range of tools that allow us to act quickly and accurately to that allow us to act quickly and accurately to any requirement.

Preventive Measures for the Handling of Chemical Products

Handling chemicals can be dangerous if proper preventive measures are not taken. We guarantee safety when handling chemicals:

  • We use personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • We control the labels of chemical products
  • Secure storage
  • Proper handling
  • Cleaning and decontamination
  • Expert training
  • Restricted access

Handling of Chemicals according to the APQ Regulation

We have a transfer area of 108m2 where we carry out operations according to customer specifications.. We have the capacity to make transfers from tanker trucks to IBC, drums or carafes.

We have specific ducts for non-classified and classified chemical products according to APQ standards, as well as calibrated scales and our own pumps.

What is the APQ Standard?

The APQ regulation is the abbreviation for “Reglamento de Almacenamiento de Productos Químicos y sus Instrucciones Técnicas Complementarias” and is a regulation issued by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism in Spain.

Establishes the technical and safety conditions to be met during the storage of hazardous chemicals and defines the safety requirements for storage sites. and defines the safety requirements for storage sites.

The objective of the APQ regulation is to ensure the safety of people, property and the environment during the storage of hazardous chemicals.. The APQ regulations establish safety requirements for the storage of hazardous chemicals, such as requirements for the location and construction of storage sites, personnel training, chemical handling, fire prevention and control, and chemical waste management.

What are the risks involved in handling chemicals?

The handling of chemicals involves various risks, which may vary depending on the physical and chemical properties of the products, as well as the quantity of products handled and the conditions under which they are handled. Some of the most common hazards associated with handling chemicals are as follows:

Fire and Explosion Hazards

Some chemicals can be highly flammable and explosive, which can cause dangerous fires and explosions if not handled properly.

Toxicity risks

Some chemicals can be toxic and cause adverse effects if mishandled. These effects can include irritation, cancer, respiratory problems, and others.

Corrosion risks

Some highly corrosive chemicals can be extremely dangerous and can cause irreversible damage to body tissue if they come into contact with the skin or eyes.

Environmental risks

Improper handling of chemicals can have a negative impact on the environment, especially if the chemicals are released into water, air, or soil.

Explosion hazards

Some chemicals can react violently with water or moisture, which can cause explosions and dangerous gas emissions.

Radiation risks

Some radioactive chemicals can be extremely dangerous and can cause long-term damage to body tissue if mishandled.