February 2013
ICIS Chemical Business;2/25/2013, Vol. 283 Issue 7, p11
Trade Publication
The article discusses the impact of registration, evaluation, authorization & restriction of chemicals (Reach) legislation of the European Union to small-to-medium-sized (SMEs). It states that Reach has caused troubles to SMEs especially on the cost of registration. It says that the European Commission has reviewed Reach and notes that the impact depends on the product on trade. It adds that the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and trade associations are asked to help SMEs keep the cost down.


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