chemical registration Articles

  • Coming soon: 2013 REACH registration deadline

    After the first REACH registration deadline in 2010, European industry now has to prepare for the second registration deadline of the 31st of May 2013. This deadline is for the registration of all phase-in substances manufactured or imported in the EU above 100 tonnes per year. The lessons learned in 2010 tell us that all the companies involved in this phase have to be prepared and start work ...


    By WCA Environment Ltd.

  • REACH: next registration deadline is June 2013

    REACH: registration process. The registration process for the producers and importers of substances, involves the obligation to submit to ECHA a dossier containing a wealth of information about the properties of substances and, in the absence of available data, the obligation to carry out experimental tests for characterize the physico-chemical, toxicological and environmental.  ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Chemical Corner

    So, you’re well aware of all REACH and CLP regulations and you’ve gone to great lengths to ensure your operations and products are compliant with EU regulation. That’s great news. But in the case of Europe, that’s not where the regulations end. Beyond these requirements, you often have to comply with additional, country-specific rules to import, manufacture or sell ...

  • Companies are speeding up the registration of substances under Europe`s Reach legislation

    With just six months to go before the first deadline for registering substances under Europe's Reach legislation, companies are accelerating their efforts to gather the necessary data. But there are still concerns that some of the substance information exchange forums (SIEFs), which bring together companies registering the same substance, have ground to a halt. Some companies and SIEFs ...


    By 3E Company

  • Make My Day! – Registrant Gets Court To Order EPA To Cancel Their Product

    Industry stakeholders won a major victory Jan. 28 when Judge Ellen Huvelle of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled EPA could not circumvent FIFRA’s cancellation procedures in its actions regarding 10 rodenticide active ingredients (see story, Page 1). Jim Aidala, former Assistant Administrator of EPA’s Offi ce of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, delves ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Early bird registration ends soon for important industry events

    The 19th Annual ACS Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference is the longest running green chemistry conference in the United States, inviting scientists, business decision-makers, students, and advocates to come together, compare findings, and discuss the science of the future. Keynote speakers include Angela ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Chemical management the North American way

    With so much attention focused on the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulations, US domestic manufacturers may be less aware than they should be of regulatory efforts in North America. In August 2007, the United States, Canada, and Mexico entered into a regional agreement for assessing and managing potential chemical risks. The new ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Rapid Chemical Degradation Of Munitions Constituents

    PLANTECO Environmental Consultants, LLC is registered as an 8(a), Hubzone, SDB in the United States Central Contractor Registration (CCR). PLANTECO is recognized as a leader in providing sustainable technology consulting and engineered green remediation product applications. Dr. Valentine Nzengung, president of PLANTECO, has recently developed MUNOX®, a rapid in-situ chemical treatment process ...


    By Planteco, Inc

  • 2008 European Chemicals Agency work programme

    The first months of ECHA’s activities marked a successful start-up and build-up of staff and organisational structures, procedures and systems. The Agency demonstrated that it was able to achieve the many objectives set in the 2007 work programme, including a gradual handover of the REACH implementation tasks from the Commission. Year 2008 poses two major complementary challenges for ECHA. First, ...

  • Opinion: European Chemicals Industry Faces Regulatory Upheaval

    The European Union chemicals industry is facing what is arguably the biggest regulatory change for 25 years when the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (REACH) regulations are implemented in mid-2007. REACH is intended to bring existing chemicals substances into a positive testing regime wherein a product will have to be registered, risk assessed and then authorised prior to ...


  • Top International News in Chemical Policy and Regulation

    AUSTRALIA Australia Releases Third Consultation Paper Concerning NICNAS Reform: On April 29, 2016, the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) published the third consultation paper on its  ...


    By Acta Group

  • Regulatory complexity increasing for companies handling chemicals

    The initiatives highlighted in this article as of particular interest to oil and gas companies affect one of the most heavily regulated industries in the world. Staying in compliance with international, federal, and regional regulatory obligations is a complex undertaking. The depth and breadth of knowledge required should not be underestimated. GHS in the US An initiative with ...


    By 3E Company

  • South Korea Chemicals Program Targets Nanomaterials

    The United Nations' Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) urges each nation to make efforts to reduce hazards associated with the use of chemicals.  In response to this request, South Korea recently has taken steps to implement a process for the management of chemicals with the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • New Regulation on Sanctions for Violation of Chemical Safety in Germany

    On 24 April 2013 the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs issued a new regulation on sanctions of chemical safety (ChemSanktionsV). This regulation was published on 30 April 2013 (1), enforced on 1 May 2013 and defines administrative as well as criminal offences with regard to violations ...


    By SGS

  • South Korea Chemicals Program Targets Nanomaterials

    The United Nations' Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) urges each nation to make efforts to reduce hazards associated with the use of chemicals.  In response to this request, South Korea recently has taken steps to implement a process for the management of ...


    By Acta Group

  • The Chemical Safety Improvement Act: An In-Depth Review and Analysis

    In a stunning bipartisan show of support for reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) that few saw coming, Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) (among bipartisan others) introduced on May 22, 2013, the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (CSIA), later designated S. 1009, available online. ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Reforming EU Chemicals Policy: A Triumph of Hope over Experience?

    An eight-week consultation on a draft Regulation which will reform the EU's chemicals policy was launched by the European Commission on 7 May. Heated debate on the costs of the reforms and their impacts on the chemical industry's competitiveness will continue - but will they at least deliver the accelerated risk management which all sides to the debate agree is badly needed? It is not every day ...

  • Turkey aims to harmonize its chemical legislation with the EU REACH and CLP regulation

    In Turkey, the Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation has been aiming to comply with the European Union (EU) legislation on chemicals, amongst others European Union (EU) Regulation EC/1907/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (known as REACH Regulation) and Regulation EC/1272/2008 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and ...

  • RC-14001: The Chemical Industry`s New Environmental Management System

    Responsible Care®-14001 (RC®-14001) gives chemical companies a powerful new tool to improve their environmental performance. Formally adopted in 2002, this environmental management system (EMS), was created jointly by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Registrar Accreditation Board (RAB). RC®-14001 lets companies become certified simultaneously by RAB-accredited registrars to both the ...


    By AECOM

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