Reach is here - pass it on

Baker, John
June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/4/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 69, p5
Trade Publication
This article states that the European Union's (EU) Reach regulation, demanding registration, evaluation and authorisation of chemicals, came into force on June 1, 2007, after years of intense negotiation and politicking. The chemical industry and the European Commission now have a tremendous job of education and capacity building ahead of them. Producers, distributors and importers of the 30,000 or so affected chemicals need to pre-register those substances they want to keep in use.


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