TITLE

REACHing the deadline

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Miles
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;6/30/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 24, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) requires that manufacturers and importers of any chemical sold or used in the European Union (EU) meet specific volume, health and/or environmental criteria. REACH also requires makers and users of chemicals restricted by the new rules to substitute suitable alternatives as soon as they can be identified. Meanwhile, many companies, even within the EU, are woefully ignorant of REACH's requirements. INSET: Companies using Web as tool for REACH transition.
ACCESSION #
33867684

 

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