Hear no Reach, see no Reach attitude prevails

Cozier, Muriel
August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/28/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 32, p36
Trade Publication
The article reports on the findings of a survey conducted by KPMG about the awareness of chemical companies in the Netherlands on the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (REACH) legislation enacted by the European Commission. 53% of respondents admit that they did not conduct assessment on the possible impact of REACH. Melvyn Whyte, chairman of the British Chemical Distributors and Traders Association Reach Task Force, comments on the findings.


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