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REACH: ECHA Steps In to Rectify Data Sharing Groups that Are Failing

3:16 AM MDT | May 27, 2009 | Alex Scott in Helsinki

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) today has launched “The Clock is Ticking,” a campaign designed to drive up awareness across the industry that chemical firms must actively participate in a Substance Information Exchange Forum (SIEF) for each chemical pre-registered under the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program. Companies that have pre-registered a chemical substances under Reach are obliged to join SIEFs in order to share chemical safety data. The campaign marks a change in policy at ECHA which has...

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Comments (1) for REACH: ECHA Steps In to Rectify Data Sharing Groups that Are Failing
Arranging the entire SIEF fraternity & registration aspirants into Regional / Industry specific clusters will lead to disciplining the chaos and give a focussed direction to seek answers to the common problems. These will be championed by the respective cluster guardians who will facilitate sharing of information inter & intra cluster and with ECHA.
Posted by Yash Makharia on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 @ 07:02 AM

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