BTHA chemtrac® Watch List Guide

Chemtrac is a powerful, comprehensive, time-saving and cost effective software solution for regulatory compliance.  With a database of almost 250,000 substances and over 600 global regulations, Chemtrac helps you stay up-to-date with your obligations.

With a growing focus on product stewardship, toy manufacturers are under increasing pressure to ensure that their products comply with appropriate chemical legislation. The presence of heavy metals, plasticisers and other hazardous chemicals in toys and paints is a growing public concern, and as manufacturers or retailers you will have to keep a sharp eye on your supply chain to ensure that your obligations are being met.

The Chemtrac software is the perfect solution for organisations that are struggling to monitor regulations associated with complex supply chains or are simply wanting a comprehensive reference tool to help stay compliant.

Chemtrac includes a “Watch List”, which tracks substances commonly used by the toy industry, that may soon be added to the regulations.  Maintained by the BTHA technical team, this feature is exclusive to the BTHA licensed version of Chemtrac.

This interactive online tool is continually updated by the Yordas Chemtrac team and the BTHA technical team will periodically update the Watch List.  (Please remember that printed data may become out of date and the online information should be checked regularly).

As a service to its members, the BTHA has secured a group licence to use Chemtrac, FREE OF CHARGE to FULL MEMBERS.  The software does not require detailed chemical knowledge, but a broad understanding of chemical regulations would be useful.

If would like to sign up to use Chemtrac and you are a full BTHA member, please forward your company details and contact name to

Members who want to use Chemtrac for their own chemicals management and take advantage of the additional features available in the Chemtrac Professional Editions (e.g. customised alerts, making your own lists, adding company-specific information), can take out an individual company licence and will benefit from a 25% discounted rate. For more information including prices and key features, please go to