12:13 PM MDT | October 13, 2009 | Natasha Alperowicz
The Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals (Reach) program, but its implementation is proving to be more complex than expected for all registrants, says Alain Perroy, outgoing Cefic director general. While the chemical industry and Cefic fully support Reach, adequate tools for compliance have posed some concerns. The problems surround the European Chemical Agencyâ€™s (ECHA; Helsinki) data-sharing groups, dubbed Substance Information Exchange Forums (SIEF). The first deadline for Reach is November 30, 2010, by which time companies need to su=bmit...
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