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  • TSCA: EPA releases proposed chemical risk evaluation process under new TSCA

    On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a process for conducting risk evaluations to determine whether a chemical substance presents an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment, including an unreasonable risk to a potentially exposed or susceptible subpopulation, under the conditions of use. 82 Fed, Reg. 7562. The process would not consider ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Vietnam: SLP Environmental Consultants expand their reach into Vietnam

    Rapid industrialization, an evolving environmental regulatory system and a growing awareness of the importance of protecting the natural environment has resulted in SLP Environmental Consultants extending their environmental consultancy services into the Vietnamese market. Over the last decade, industrial activities in Vietnam have made a ...

  • REACH for Success!

    Barcelona, Spain / 1 June 2007 / News Release -- REACH FOR SUCCESS! TSGE, a leading European regulatory consultancy hosts informative ‘REACHClinic’ in Barcelona, Spain on 24 April 2007. Its aim - to provide expert REACH consultancy advice. ----------- With the REACH regulation now in force, manufacturers and importers of chemicals, preparations and articles have new responsibilities ...


    By TSGE

  • Acta Offers Complimentary Consultation on K-REACH at ChemCon Asia 2015

    The Acta Group (Acta®) is pleased to offer to ChemCon Asia 2015 attendees a complimentary 30-minute private session with Acta professionals and Acta's South Korean-based affiliate, SHES Chemical Consulting (SHES), to answer questions relating to K-REACH, European Union REACH, TSCA, or other Asian chemical notification/regulation programs, as ...


    By Acta Group

  • Draft REACH Guidance Documents for Nanomaterials Move to Next Consultation Step

    The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced in its December 14, 2016, ECHA Weekly that the following drafts for updated ECHA guidance on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation have moved to the next consultation step and been sent to the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Reach and GHS compliance

    Did you know that you may need to provide all substances and preparations imported into the EU with a REACH-compliance letter or certificate?  A British REACH Only Representative (OR) warns that companies may find it necessary, after a shipment belonging to one of its clients was halted at a Belgian port. NCEC is offering a FREE compliance check on one of your Safety Data Sheets, in English ...

  • REACH 2018 Roadmap published

    ECHA has published its REACH 2018 Roadmap, which outlines the Agency's milestones planned in the run up towards the final REACH registration deadline. The last registration deadline for existing chemicals will be on 31 May 2018. The deadline concerns companies that manufacture or import substances in low volumes, between 1-100 tonnes per year. For the last REACH registration deadline, ...

  • REACH 2018 web pages unveiled

    ECHA urges all companies to start preparing now for the REACH registration deadline of 31 May 2018. To support this, ECHA has published new web pages with improved access to relevant information. This registration deadline concerns substances manufactured or imported in low volumes, 1 to 100 tonnes per year. ECHA has consulted its stakeholders over the past months to enable the Agency to offer ...

  • REACh and its implications for the recycling industry

    Olivier François of Galloo Group is taking up the chairmanship of BIR’s International Environment Council (IEC) at a highly promising moment in time for the recycling industry, he confirmed to delegates in Düsseldorf. The new EU Waste Framework Directive “gives us the possibility to have a view on end-of-waste status (for recyclables) after 30 years of effort”, he declared. “If end-of-waste ...

  • Problematic Chinese Drywall Settlement Reached

    EMSL Analytical provides six testing solutions to determine if properties have defective Chinese drywall and if it is causing indoor air quality (IAQ) problems. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 18th, 2010 Last week it was reported in the Insurance Journal that up to 300 Homes in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Florida that were constructed with faulty drywall from ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • OPEC reaches deal to cut production

    In a surprise move, member nations of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reached an agreement last week on its first output cut since 2008. The announcement sent oil prices surging, with Brent crude having its biggest weekly rally since 2009, as traders weighed the possibility the deal may help erase the global supply glut.  Prices have declined more than 50 percent ...

  • Wind energy reaches greater heights

    Original story at MIT News Wind turbines across the globe are being made taller to capture more energy from the stronger winds that blow at greater heights. But it’s not easy, or sometimes even economically feasible, to build taller towers, with shipping constraints on tower diameters and the ...

  • Extending the Fiobuoy`s global reach

    Following on from its success in the global Defence market, Fiomarine is fast building an international distributor network poised to sell its unique Fiobuoy product around the world. With agents now in the United Kingdom (UK), throughout Europe and Asia the Fiobuoy is beginning to ...


    By Fiomarine

  • Environmental consulting ready to explode

    We have seen hundreds of environmental consulting firms pop up across the country.  Some have survived and others have failed.  What all seem to have in common is an inability to breakthrough the resistance that still exists in the marketplace.  The reason is that the business community is uncertain of the meaning, involvement, and cost of a Green program. What companies do know is ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Public consultation on a proposed restriction

    Restriction: proposal of restriction for lead and its compounds in articles The proposal to restrict the lead and its compounds in consumer items was proposed by Sweden in January 2013. This restriction proposal is specifically addressed to items that can be putted in the mouth by children, such as clothes, shoes, accessories, interior decorations, and articles for sports and leisure. ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Intertek helps companies prepare for 2018 REACH deadline

    Intertek, a leading provider of quality solutions worldwide, offers comprehensive testing and consulting support for the last REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) registration deadline of 1 June 2018 for all substances manufactured in the European Union (EU) or imported into the EU in quantities of between one and 100 tonnes per year. REACH is an EU ...


    By Intertek Group plc

  • REACH Awareness Service Launched by FIRA International

    FIRA has launched a new service to help companies comply with REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of CHemicals), a system of regulations controlling chemicals in the European Union. The REACH Awareness Service provides FIRA members with a suite of information and guidance on the Regulations including: REACH Guidance Sheet, Glossary and ...

  • European Union REACH Activities, Responsibilities, and Enforcement Webinar

    The Acta Group, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s consulting affiliate, will convene a complimentary webinar on the ongoing responsibilities of registrants and authorities within the European Union (EU) under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) legislation (EC 1907/2006) on June 27, 2012. The second major registration deadline of May 30, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • REACH: Six New Substances Proposed for Candidate List

    Six new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) have been proposed for eventual addition onto the Candidate List for authorization. Substances with potential adverse effects on the environment and human health are labelled as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs). European Union Member States or the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) can propose a substance be labelled as an SVHC. ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • UK reaches 100 anaerobic digestion plants milestone

    The burgeoning anaerobic digestion (AD) industry in the UK has reached a “significant” milestone, as the number of AD plants outside of the water industry has passed 100 for the very first time. The official figures gathered by bioeconomy consultants NNFCC and WRAP, reveal that the number of AD plants in the UK has ...


    By NNFCC

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