COMPANIES RELIANT ON CHEMICALS FEAR IMPACT OF NEW RULES

UK REACH major threat to UK manufacturing, coatings industry survey concludes The latest survey of British Coatings Federation (BCF) members reveals UK coatings manufacturers are increasingly concerned about the effects of the new UK chemical...

Chemicals Regulations in the UK: more than just UK REACH

In this article Dr. Iain MacKinnon, Managing Director of Dr. Knoell Consult Ltd, the UK-based affiliate of the knoell group of companies, follows up on a question posed in a previous article written in...

FOLLOWING THE RULES

The Rules of Origin have added a new level of complexity to UK/EU trade. Tim Doggett, Chief Executive of the Chemical Business Association reviews their implications for the chemical industry. T he UK’s international trade figures over...

A Closer Look at Turkey’s Chemical Registration System Requirements

Registration phase of Turkish REACH Regulation, KKDIK is continuing as planned with gradual increase in SIEF communications. Meanwhile, updates and upgrades of the MoEU online Chemicals Registration System, KKS are under progress in preparation...

Now that the brexit transition period is over, new rules apply for businesses within...

The government is committed to supporting you to adapt to these new rules. On 24 December 2020, an agreement was reached between the UK and the EU setting out the UK’s future relationship with the...

Beyond Reach: The impact of Brexit on the UK chemical industry

The UK has begun its transition to a UK-only REACH domestic regulatory framework for chemicals. You can find out all about your responsibilities as a business as well as the general understanding in the...

A snapshot of KKDIK Substance Information Exchange Forums (MBDF) in Turkey

Companies who pre-registered substances for KKDIK Compliance in Turkey, are living a reflection of the year 2009 - first quarter after the REACH pre-registration deadline of 2008 was over. The initial MBDF communications are not...

REACH EXPERT WEIGHS UP THE COST OF COMPLIANCE

Dr yaprak Küçükvar, Director of the Istanbul office of REACH Global Services. Yes, there’s no doubt about it, this is a particularly interesting time to be in regulatory affairs, says one (very busy) expert in environmental...

Important New Updates for Safety Data Sheets in 2021 – What You Need to...

Important New Updates for Safety Data Sheets in 2021 - What You Need to Know   REACH UPDATE The European Commission has amended Annex II of REACH, concerning the compilation of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs). Safety Data Sheets...

REACH dossiers – compliance matters

With tighter regulations coming in and compliance under scrutiny, it is time to take a closer look at your REACH dossiers. Chris Hughes, Principal Consultant at the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), shares his...