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March 11, 2009
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) and the International Council of Chemical Trade Associations (ICCTA; Arlington, VA) have signed an agreement to cooperate in...
February 17, 2009
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint initiative between the European Union and Cefic, has secured more than €625 million ($790 million) of...
December 12, 2008
ACC Increases Focus on Product Information Reporting The Responsible Care program, which aims to tackle the issue of sagging public confidence in the safety of many chemicals, will...
December 10, 2008
BASF today called on European Union (EU) climate negotiators to reject plans to introduce a tough emissions trading scheme (ETS) for the region. BASF says the European...
December 10, 2008
A survey by Rohm and Haas at the recent packaging event Pack Expo in Chicago has revealed that there is an increasing requirement for adhesives used in laminated packaging to be...
November 27, 2008
Solvay said earlier today that its CEO Christian Jourquin and members of the European Works Council signed an agreement defining shared objectives regarding sustainable development and...
November 20, 2008
Cefic is today celebrating the 10th anniversary of the long range research initiative (LRI)-a program designed to provide answers to gaps in fundamental scientific data relating to...
November 14, 2008
Process safety issues, the deepening global economic slowdown and the emergence of a stringent European Union (EU) emissions trading scheme (ETS) are among the key threats to the...
November 12, 2008
U.K.’s regulatory body for the chemicals industry, the Environment Agency (Bristol, U.K.), has put out a warning to chemical firms to beware of an individual who has been posing...
November 4, 2008
SusChem, a joint initiative between Cefic and European Biotechnology Industry Association (EuropaBio; Brussels) and supported by the European Commission, has introduced a web portal...
October 23, 2008
Cefic and the European Chemical Transport Association (ECTA; Brussels) say they have signed an agreement to launch a Responsible Care initiative in the European chemical land transport...
October 15, 2008
Solvay says it has set 25 new environmental targets as part of a long term program to be more sustainable. The new targets include a 20% reduction in emissions of greenhouse gases...
September 12, 2008
About 300 firefighters from France and the U.K. this morning extinguished a chemical truck fire that had been burning for 16 hours deep inside the 31-mile Channel Tunnel. The undersea...
August 29, 2008
An explosion occurred at a Bayer CropScience plant at Institute, WV last night, killing one Bayer employee, Bayer says. Another employee has been transported from a local hospital to a...
July 14, 2008
The Responsible Care program, born in Canada in 1987, was first implemented in the U.S. in 1988 at a time when public perception of the chemical industry stood at an all-time low...
July 11, 2008
The chemical industry should incorporate cradle-to-cradle (C2C) recycling of chemicals, and toxic chemicals should be phased out, according to Michael Braungart, a leading...
June 20, 2008
Industry body the European Fine Chemicals Group (EFCG; Brussels), in conjunction with its sub-group the Agrochemicals Intermediates Manufacturers in Europe (AIME), at specialty and...
June 16, 2008
Six people have died and 28 are sickened from a sulfuretted hydrogen leak at Quitan Fertilizer Plant at Anning, China, according to the local government. The gas leak was capped...
March 25, 2008
U.K. chemical industry group the Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London) says it plans to introduce a series of measures that should rejuvenate the Responsible Care program in...
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