TURKEY IS GETTING CLOSER TO HARMONISATION OF CHEMICALS REGULATIONS WITH THE EU

KKDIK PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE; 31 DECEMBER 2020 The clock is ticking for all chemical manufacturers in Turkey and global companies with putting chemicals on the Turkish market. By the end of 2020, all substances must have...

A Decade within REACH

Dr. Knoell Consult Ltd, the UK-based affiliate of the knoell group of companies, celebrated its tenth anniversary in December 2019. In this article Dr. Iain MacKinnon, Managing Director and co-founder (with the late Dr....

What impact will the possible divergence of EU & UK environment strategies have on...

Over the last decade, environmental and chemical policies have started to play a larger role across the globe. The UK previously played a major role in setting policy and performing evaluations in the EU....

REACH Article 22: new implementing legislation on dossier updates expected soon

By Abisola Elegba ReachReady At the time of writing, logged on the ECHA’s website1 was a record of 99,268 registrations for 22, 877 substances from 15,418 companies. With the final REACH registration deadline for phase...

Covid-19 on biocidal products & further steps in Turkish KKDIK implementaton

As a direct consequence of the COVID-19, the manufacture and supply of disinfectants to meet the needs of European citizens and especially hospitals, healthcare professionals are now supported by ECHA through derogations from the...

A road map for the transport of dangerous goods

By Caroline Raine, Chairman of the British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals. In Great Britain the legal requirements for the transport of dangerous goods are set out in the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of...

Latest Updates on KKDIK; Amendment to Annex XVII – It’s Time to Pre-register!

Differences between EU REACH and KKDIK has long been discussed by the regulatory environment since the regulation was published in June 2017. Although KKDIK is an implementation of EU REACH Regulation in Turkey, and...

China in harmony with standards

By Bryan Zhou, CIRS Europe China has already fully implemented China GHS standards on May 1st 2011. China GHS is based on UN GHS Rev.4. In China, GHS can be applied and required in several fields...

BREXIT – TOO MANY QUESTIONS IN SEARCH OF DEFINITIVE ANSWERS

Peter Newport, Chief Executive of the Chemical Business Association (CBA) reviews Brexit and the uncertainties faced by the UK chemical industry. For the last three years, it has felt like the UK has been trapped...

TIME TO DEFINE YOUR ROLE IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN FOR TURKEY

Global companies around the world are currently investigating various supply chains for their chemicals ending up in the Turkish market to determine each of their legal entity’s position. While one legal entity may have...