Disputes delay Reach

November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/13/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 43, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports on the delay in the second reading on the Reach chemical legislation in Europe in November 2006. Finland wants to see the legislation finalized before it hands over the presidency at the end of the year. The chemical industry remains concerned that mandatory substitution is gaining increasing backing and will form part of the final legislation.


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