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March 14, 2012
A list of 203 types of consumer products that contain chemical substances of very high concern (SVHC) published yesterday by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/Reach-ECHA-Information-Criticized-as-Useless-for-Consumers_41817.html
March 14, 2012
by Hannu Vornamo, Secretary General, Helsinki Chemicals Forum The international community has been looking to enhance chemicals safety on a continuous basis for a long while now...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/Helsinki-Chemicals-Forum-to-Focus-on-Internationalization-of-Reach_41981.html
March 2, 2012
The European Union (EU) has begun to implement the Evaluation component of its Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program. An initial list of 90 substances...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/EU-Starts-Evaluation-Phase-of-Reach-Targets-90-Substances-Including-TiO2-and-Triclosan_41768.html
December 15, 2011
The European Union’s (EU) Member State Committee (MSC) unanimously has agreed to identify 12 chemicals as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). The 12 substances will be added...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/EU-Adds-More-Substances-to-Very-High-Concern-List_39804.html
November 23, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), has flagged to producers and importers of chemicals in Europe that they must notify ECHA if their products contain any of seven...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/ECHA-Flags-Six-Month-Deadline-Notification-for-Substances-on-Candidate-List_39265.html
November 16, 2011
Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and Thales have joined the Environmental Materials Information Technology (EMIT) Consortium, a group which shares information on sustainable materials. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/Boeing-Lockheed-Martin-and-Thales-Join-Environmental-Materials-Technology-Consortium_39051.html
October 6, 2011
A survey of 50 European Union (EU) policy makers commissioned by Cefic shows that 84% of respondents either agree or somewhat agree “that there is a general perception of...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/Survey-EU-Industry-Reputation-a-Problem-Hard-Choices-Lie-Ahead_37972.html
September 26, 2011
Opinion Article by Ragnar Lofstedt PhD, Professor and Director, Kings Centre for Risk Management Department of Geography, King’s College, London.   Since the early...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/Risk-Versus-Hazard-EU-Requires-a-Fundamental-Rethink-of-Risk-Policy_37786.html
September 26, 2011
by Lisa Allen, ReachReady, an affiliate of the Chemical Industries Association (London) Successful REACH registration is something that is now under many a company’s belt...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/Reach-Stuck-SIEFs-is-History-Repeating-Itself_37785.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/Viewpoint-on-RoHS-Amendment-Regulating-for-Nanomaterials-in-Electrical-Equipment_36035.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/EU-Regulation-Industry-Receives-RoHS-Amendment-with-Open-Arms_36034.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/ECHA-Reach-Implementation-is-a-Success_35866.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/Fine-Chemical-Producers-Very-Unhappy-as-Changes-to-Reach-Could-Cost-Millions_35646.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/ECHA-Increases-Reach-Candidate-List-by-Seven-to-53_35599.html
May 9, 2011
Environmental law organisation ClientEarth (London) and chemicals watchdog ChemSec (Gothenburg, Sweden) have initiated legal proceedings against the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/Environmental-Groups-Sue-ECHA-for-Withholding-Names-of-Toxic-Chemical-Producers_34687.html
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)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/Environmental-Group-Demands-EU-Action-on-Endocrine-Disrupting-Chemicals_34549.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/ECHA-Plans-for-Reach-Inspections-to-Begin-in-May_33237.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/Europe-Places-First-Six-Substances-on-Reach-Authorization-List_32938.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/CLP-Success-a-Good-Start-to-International-Year-of-Chemistry_31886.html
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.

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http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/reach/EPA-and-European-Chemicals-Agency-Sign-Statement-of-Intent-to-Cooperate-update-with-analysis_31718.html
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