Reach discussions hit by delays
- Germany proposes TBT ban. // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Dec2000, p5
Reports that the German government has submitted a memorandum to the European Union (EU) Council of Ministers proposing an extension of bans on the use of organotin compounds in ship coatings and other applications. Information on the EU directive that bans the use of organotin; Aim of the...
- First reading could be delayed. Harries, Karen // European Chemical News;7/07/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 2060, p23
Reports the delay in the first reading of the proposed European Union chemicals policy by the European Parliament until 2004.
- COMMITTEE MEETING TO PUSH ON REACH AGENDA. Gibsons, Jane // ICIS Chemical Business;10/2/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 37, p11
The article reports on the plan of the environment, public health and food safety committee of the European Parliament to conduct a key meeting to discuss Reach, the chemicals regulation legislation, on October 4, 2006. The committee is confident that the legislation needed to get Reach onto the...
- Reach: Panel Votes to Mandate Product Substitution. Sissel, Kara // Chemical Week;10/11/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 34, p8
The article reports that the European Parliament's environment committee has approved a version of the European Unions (EU) Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals law that is stricter than the draft approved by the Council of Ministers of the EU. The Parliament committee has...
- Reach--end is in sight, but is it a happy ending? Baker, John // European Chemical News;11/21/2005, Vol. 83 Issue 2172, p5
The article discusses the decision of the European Parliament to vote on the amendments to the European Commission's Reach proposals which will then be subjected to the European Union Council of Ministers for consideration. There is a speculation that the chemical legislation could be...
- European Parliament May Soften Stance on Reach. Scott, Alex; Young, Ian // Chemical Week;9/15/2004, Vol. 166 Issue 30, p8
Comments on the Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) chemicals testing program drafted by the European Council of Ministers and Parliament in 2004. Importance of harmony between Reach and the major trading partners according to Karl-Heinz Florenz, chairman of the...
- Europe Moves One Step Away from Phthalates Ban. Scott, Alex // Chemical Week;9/26/2004, Vol. 166 Issue 32, p19
Reports that the European Council of Ministers has decided to propose a permanent ban on the use of phthalate plasticizers in toys and child-care items in European Union countries. Chemicals covered by the ban; Impact of phthalate plasticizers on human health; Reaction of the European Council...
- LEGISLATION. Bown, Jessica // Chemical Week;12/20/2000-12/27/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 47, p17
Reports on the decision of the European Commission to renew its emergency ban on the use of phthalate plasticizers in soft polyvinyl chloride toys. Conflict in the European Union Council of Ministers regarding the ban; Members of the council; Deadline of the ban.
- Still Much To Learn From 'Old Europe.'. Ditz, Daryl // Environmental Forum;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p49
Focuses on the effect of Europe's proposed Registration, Authorization and Evaluation of Chemicals legislation on the U.S. Features of the legislation; Tangible benefits ignored by the U.S. from the legislation; Lessons learned from the legislation.