Think your fridge’s mouldy onion can’t become isopropanol? Or ethanol? Or acetone? Think again

Dr Sarah Hickingbottom, CEO, BioVale Food is big business in the UK. Yet globally about 1/3rd of food production is never eaten. Talk about waste. Some of it rots in our fridges but much is lost...

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...

ORDER BOOKS AND SALES BOUNCE BACK

Order books and sales have bounced back since the last Supply Chain Trends Survey by the Chemical Business Association (CBA) in June 2020 and are now showing a positive survey-to-survey swing of more than...

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...

Confusion over Risk Criteria

The ‘how’ and ‘when’ of risk assessment is widely known and well described, but the ‘so what’ part seems to be applied with much less consistency. To determine if the level of risk is...

VACUUM PLAYS ESSENTIAL ROLE IN CHEMICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL PROCESSES

Vacuum is used to make the most of our surroundings and in many parts of our lives, from the packaging of our food to the treatment of our sewage, from the screens and batteries...

UK-based Wilson Bio-Chemical opens autoclave waste plant

UK-based autoclave waste specialist Wilson Bio-Chemical has opened its micro autoclave fibre production plant for turning municipal solid waste (MSW) into biomass fibre that can be converted into chemicals or fuels. The facility has been developed...

Smart Instrumentation

Ian Elsby, Siemens Digital Industries, Head of Chemical Industry Nearly 90 per cent of field device information remains unused; Chemical Industry must act now to benefit from Smart Instrumentation data for comprehensive diagnostics and monitoring says Ian...

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...

Learn how to meet your SCIP Database requirements with Yordas’ new e-learning course

Are you a producer, importer or supplier of articles based in the EU? Did you know that from 5th January 2021, products containing SVHC on the REACH Candidate List will have to be registered...