ESAD II was developed from a joint expert group (CEFIC and FECC) and its used from independent auditors, to proof chemical distributing companies. The plan is to repeat the assessment every three years.
The auditors were trained from CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council) and FECC (European Association of Chemical Distributors) and were qualified with an exam.
ESAD II is a part of the SQAS-programme: objectivity, neutrality, transparancy and free access to the system for the user of chemical industry.
*SQAS: Safety and Quality Assessment Systems