TITLE

WWF: let's all Reach out PBTs

AUTHOR(S)
Cozier, Muriel
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;9/11/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 34, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the expression of concern by the environmental group WWF regarding the possibility that some chemicals which have been identified as persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) may escape regulation under Reach. According to WWF, PBT must be recognised according to specific criteria put forward in the draft Reach legislation. However, a number of substances that have been recognised as PBT under internationally recognised guidelines, will not meet the Reach criteria.
ACCESSION #
22403385

 

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