REACHing the deadline

Moore, Miles
June 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;6/30/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 24, p1
Trade Publication
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.


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