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July 8, 2011
by Giles Chappell, attorney, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (Brussels). On July 1, 2011, Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in...
July 8, 2011
Cefic sector group The European Flame Retardants Association (EFRA; Brussels) says it “warmly welcomes” the European Union’s July 1 amendment to the directive for...
June 30, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), the European Union (EU) body tasked with implementing the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program, in a...
June 21, 2011
Leaders of some key major fine chemical manufacturers in Europe, along with industry body the European Fine Chemicals Group (EFCG; Brussels), say they are concerned that the European...
June 21, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has added seven substances to the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program candidate list of...
May 9, 2011
Environmental law organisation ClientEarth (London) and chemicals watchdog ChemSec (Gothenburg, Sweden) have initiated legal proceedings against the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA...
May 4, 2011
Environmental pressure group ChemSec (Gothenburg, Sweden) today has published a list of 22 substances being sold in Europe which it says feature endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC)...
March 14, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA; Helsinki) Forum, has begun planning for ‘Reach-en-Force-2’, a project that will lead to Reach-compliance inspections of...
February 18, 2011
The European Commission has moved six chemical substances "of very high concern" from the candidate list to the authorization list under the European Union's (EU) Reach...
February 4, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says chemical companies had successfully made 3.1 million classification, labelling and packaging (CLP) notifications of 24, 500...
December 21, 2010
U.S. government agencies, including the U.S. EPA have signed a statement of intent to cooperate with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) on issues relating to chemical safety and regulation. ECHA is the body responsible for implementing the Regulation, Authorisation and Evaluation of Chemicals (Reach) program in the European Union (EU). Under the terms of the agreement, the organizations would share knowledge and exchange experiences and best practices on chemicals management in areas including scientific collaboration and information exchange.


December 20, 2010
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has added eight chemicals to its list of substances to be considered for the Authorisation phase of the European Union’s (EU)...
December 3, 2010
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it will add eight Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to its list of substances to be controlled under the Authorisation...
December 1, 2010
Geert Dancet, executive director of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) tells CW that the Reach registration of high volume and hazardous chemicals, which closed yesterday...
November 26, 2010
Roquette (Lestrem, France), the world’s fourth largest producer of starch, says it plans to start producing commercial volumes of a range of bioplasticisers and biopolymers...
November 22, 2010
Cefic has disclosed that it will fund six new research projects to further scientific understanding about the environmental and human health impact of chemicals. The projects are part...
October 27, 2010
Three medical doctors and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson testified before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in a hearing on chemicals and children's environmental...
September 28, 2010
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it will take discretionary action to “offer help” in five scenarios, if chemical companies are in danger of missing the...
September 14, 2010
by Catherine Weller, Associate with Allen & Overy With many Reach registration dossiers now in the last stages of refinement, attention is inevitably focussing on the...
June 28, 2010
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has initiated a new public relations campaign in an attempt to encourage chemical companies to take a more pragmatic approach toward...
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