Reach revision is voted in

Cozier, Muriel; Gibson, Jane
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/16/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 39, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the outcome of the vote by the European Parliament's environment committee on the proposed Reach legislation as of October 2006. The committee voted by a majority in favour, a few against and six abstentions to back rapporteur Guido Sacconi's recommendations on Reach for the second reading. According to Sacconi, authorisation should be revised to encourage industry to develop safer alternatives to chemicals that threaten workers and citizens' health.


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