Regulatory bubble

Baumgarten, Stefan
January 2008
ICIS Chemical Business;1/21/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 3, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the impact of the European Union's Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (REACH) program on the soap and detergent industry. From a sustainability standpoint, the environmental footprints of cleaning are energy use, water and packaging and the REACH does not address those. When regulating a chemical product, it has a global impact in the global information environment.


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