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  • REACH - Regulation evolution

    REACH Express Nb 3 REACH causes two contradictory reactions on behalf of the downstream users: a) the first saying, there is nothing to be done and b) the second saying that its application requires a considerable work, almost impossible to realise. The truth is, there is more than 40 years of European legislation defining a certain number of principles in a certain continuity. ...


    By CYLTEHA

  • REACH Regulation update

    Amendment of Annex XVII of REACH Regulation. In the Official Journal of the European Union L 328 of 7 December 2013, it has been published theCommission Regulation (UE) n. 1272/2013 (Annex 1), of 6 December 2013, amending Annex XVII of theREACH Regulation.  The Regulation ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Seven Ways Your Facility Isn’t Meeting Effluent Regulations and How to Solve Them

    Whether you own, operate, or help manage a municipal or industrial facility that deals with wastewater, it’s important to understand how wastewater treatment can play a significant role in the overall health of your business, especially when it comes to meeting effluent regulations. This is an important part of the wastewater treatment process to consider, as ignoring it could earn your ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • REACHtracker: snap-on SaaS software for REACh Regulation

    In mid-January of 2010, the list of “substances of very high concern” or SVHCs under the REACH environmental regulation in Europe nearly doubled – the list is expected to quadruple by the end of the year. Actio REACHtracker™ software leads the market in providing enhanced substance-level materials information management for environmental regulatory compliance under REACH in a modern, complex, ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • The REACH Pandemic

    The world over, countries are adopting the core elements of REACH, Europe’s three-year-old regulation on chemical use. As the EC’s Environment Commission states, REACH aims to improve the protection of human health and the environment through the better and earlier identification of the intrinsic properties of chemical substances . But what it says next is equally important: ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • REACH urgency

    Half of the non-chemical supplier companies doing business in Europe will be shut out of that market next January 1st. Are you one of them? According to a survey published on July 22, 2008 by the Association Connection Electronic Industries (IPC) on REACH readiness, “only about half of the companies in the other industry segments [non chemical suppliers] are taking … basic steps towards ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • A Critical Evaluation of the South African Air Quality Offsets Guideline

    There is wide recognition in South Africa to the link between the quality of life and quality of the air we breathe. The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) attempts to improve air quality through two key regulatory tools; emission limits, which regulate the maximum concentration of certain pollutants permissible within certain, ‘listed’ industrial stacks or vents, and ambient ...


    By WKC Group

  • 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 ...

  • EU Publishes Regulation Regarding REACH Joint Submission of Data and Data Sharing

    On January 6, 2016, the European Union (EU) published its Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/9 regarding the joint submission of data and data sharing under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) in the Official Journal of the European Union. The ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • REACHing Asia: Recent trends in chemical regulations of China, Japan and Korea

    Will EU REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical substances) influence and change the chemical regulatory systems of Asia, as EU RoHS has done in China, Japan and Korea? The answer is YES. China, Japan and Korea are (or will be) filling the regulatory gap they see between REACH and their chemical regulatory systems. With its advanced chemical regulatory system ...

  • REACH and GHS Compared

    REACH (the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) and GHS (Globally Harmonization System) are two separate but cohesive regulative bodies.  Their scopes differ, but the objective for both is to create better protection from the hazards associated with chemicals.  This article ...


    By SiteHawk

  • What is the REACH of your exposure?

    Margarethe Jaroszewski of 3E Company looks at the extra burden REACH Exposure Scenarios will bring The REACH Regulation went into effect on 1 June 2007, simplifying but also complicating the compliance work for companies manufacturing or importing chemicals in Europe. As a result, all companies manufacturing, importing, distributing or using chemical substances on their own, in mixtures ...


    By 3E Company

  • REACH Quality Assurance Manual

    The first wave of REACH registration in 2010 challenged everyone involved, regulators and registrants alike. As a service provider founded to respond to REACH, EcoMundo was in the front line. We have learned a lot from practical experience. While this manual’s primary target is our own rapidly growing staff, we are happy to share it with our business partners and beyond. The REACH ...


    By EcoMundo

  • REACH - Downstream Users

    REACH Express Nb 1 REACH is a European Regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals. It creates a European Chemicals Agency. Its scope is to ensure a high level of human health and environmental protection, with the goal of achieving sustainable development. This text is directly applicable in all the Member States of the European Union. REACH is ...


    By CYLTEHA

  • REACH: How to prepare for the inspection?

    Inspections REACH: what are they? With the publication of Decree Sanctions (Legislative Decree no. 133/2009, published in the Official Gazette of 24/09/2009 ) which provides for the application of penalties in cases of non-compliance with the provisions of the REACH Regulation, began an intense program monitoring and verification by the ...


    By Selerant srl

  • 8 steps to comply with reach

    1 Understand REACH requirements Published on December 18, 2006, EU REACH Regulation (EC) No.1907/2006 sets out new requirements for the control of chemicals throughout the EU. While some provisions went into effect on June 1, 2007, the regulation is being implemented in phases over ten years. REACH affects all companies with European production or distribution of chemical substances, as ...


    By 3E Company

  • Legislation Note: No Data, No Market. The Future of EU Chemicals Control under the REACH Regulation

    1 June 2007 marks the entry into effect of the REACH Regulation, the new EU-wide scheme for the control and circulation of chemicals on the European market. More precisely, it is the starting point for the introduction of a range of chemicals reporting, assessment and management measures which will gradually be enforced across the EU over a time span of 11 years. REACH, an acronym for the ...


  • Semipolar polycyclic aromatic compounds: Identification of 15 priority substances and the need of regulatory steps under reach regulation

    Semipolar polycyclic aromatic compounds (sPAC) are frequently found in association with homocyclic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in UVCBs (substances of unknown or variable composition, complex reaction products or biological materials) from coal or crude oil and products derived thereof. However, there are major information deficiencies with regard to their prevalence, their ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Comment on Regulating Industrial Chemicals: Lessons for U.S. Lawmakers From the European Union's REACH Program

    It is entirely appropriate to consider how the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals Program (REACH) may influence reconsideration of the U.S. chemical regulatory environment, and the report provides some critical insights. But REACH is not the only consideration — Canada’s Chemical Management Plan should be considered as well. Further, REACH should be ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 3e goes Global as international EH&S regulations become more far-reaching and complex

    3E Co. (www.3ecompany.com) is a globalprovider of chemical, regulatory and complianceinformation services. 3E provides a comprehensivesuite of data products and informationservices that addresses the entire lifecycle ofa chemical, covering global regulatory data;material safety data sheet (MSDS) authoring,distribution and management, transportation,emergency response training; ...


    By 3E Company

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