Safety is a core value for AkzoNobel. We are recognized as a global leader in organic peroxide safety and metal alkyls safety. Our proven success in safely handling hazardous materials is due to our long-term commitment to safety. We always place safety as our top priority.

Our products have been handled safely on a commercial scale for many years despite the hazards associated with their reactivity. Our commitment to safety is enhanced by our knowledge of proper handling techniques, carefully designed facilities and thorough training of personnel.

Unique safety research laboratory

The safe handling and storage of organic peroxides and metal alkyls is only possible if the specific properties for these products are known. For this reason, AkzoNobel has a word-class research and development facility in Deventer, the Netherlands, where we perform extensive safety studies. Through vigorous testing and an in-depth knowledge of the products we manufacture, we can develop safer products and innovative packaging.

Safety services

Our safety experts have accumulated an immense amount of knowledge on the safe handling, storage and processing of organic peroxides and metalorganics, which we share with our customers as an integral part of the services we provide.

We also provide support by providing:

  • In-house , on-site and online training
  • Custom guidance on safe storage design
  • Dosing system design
  • Safe handling and operational advice

As a final safeguard, in the unlikely case you are confronted with an emergency situation, we have a 24/7 year-round service to provide you with adequate advice in your local language.