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...

KKDIK PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE ON THE DOORSTEP, 31 DECEMBER 2020

EU REACH and CLP regulations are implemented to enable harmonisation of chemicals regulations with the EU in Turkey by Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation. Turkish Competent Authority, MoEU recently announced that there are only...

Latest Updates of Chemical Regulations in Turkey (KKDIK)

Currently, the Turkish authorities are only accepting pre-registrations of all chemical substances which are manufactured/imported into Turkey in 1 ton/year or greater. The pre-registration deadline for chemical substances according to KKIDK (Turkey REACH) is...

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....