IHS Chemical Week

EnviroTech :: Regulatory

Rough Seas Ahead

11:49 AM MDT | July 27, 2007 | Alex Scott

The chemical industry is bracing for uncharted waters beginning June 1 when the European Union’s (EU) mammoth environmental testing law, known as the Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach), takes effect. The chemical industry’s direct cost to register products under Reach will be about €2.3 billion ($3.1 billion), the European Commission says. However, the bigger concern for executives is navigating the indirect economic impact of Reach, including legal costs, labor spent on management and administration, new software...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa