REACH 'prices small firms out of the market'

May 2012
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);May2012, Issue 448, p18
The article reports on the concerns expressed by a business department paper regarding the impact of the European Union's (EU) Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation on small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) in Great Britain in 2012. It says that the chemicals regulation of EU can put SMEs at an unfair situation. It suggests the opposition to the use of equal burden-splitting in the guidance because it can discriminate small businesses.


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