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I think using a material specification to manage these types of items is a good solution. It allows you to:
- Collect techncial data.
- Identify suppliers.
- Participate in the NPD process similar to other materials.
- Collect various documents using both the material and the sourcing approvals.
I do recommend adding nodes to Category/Sub-Category/Group to make sure these are seperate and distinct from the rest of your materials.
Extra Credit: You may also want to add some custom validation to make sure materials from this catagory never get added into a formula. (That being said I do not think anyone will "accidently" add Clorox to a cake recipe.