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...

CBA PUBLISHES PLAN TO MAKE UK REACH WORKABLE

The Chemical Business Association (CBA) has proposed a solution that will make UK REACH workable by solving the crucial issue of access to testing data. It would also ensure that UK companies have continued...

Pre-Registration Phase for all Chemicals in the Turkish Market

European Chemicals Agency is screening substances and evaluating REACH dossiers with the aim to increase the quality of the current dossiers and working on further regulatory actions for the future. Meanwhile, Turkey is preparing for...

Turkish KKDIK: misleading regulatory interpretation may cost you money and result in non-compliance

EU REACH Regulation initiated a worldwide awareness for the regulatory environment and spread the urgency of global harmonization necessary for chemicals in all sectors of industry since 2007. Nobody really knew 12 years ago...

REACH is not a destination; it is the life cycle journey of substances and...

Widely heard after the 31 May 2018 was the shouting of “Hooray, we made it!”, when the final registration deadline for phase-in substances was finally passed. Some companies thought that this is it: REACH...

Potential Turkish-REACH (KKDIK) registrants preparing for Turkey

Since the last deadline for EU REACH Registrations is over, manufacturers and importers have more time to concentrate on other global chemicals regulations. Turkish REACH, KKDIK, is just one of them. KKDIK which is an...

Chemicals Regulation after Brexit – what next?

Since March 2017, when the UK invoked Article 50 to exit the EU, little else has been discussed by Government and policy makers. Whilst Government policy states that a no deal scenario (with no...

Preparing for the future

The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) acts as the voice of the UK industry, representing all types of companies involved in making, supplying and selling cosmetic and personal care products and suppliers to...

UK REACH – why the Government’s no deal proposals are unworkable

CBA believes the UK Government’s proposals for a UK version of REACH in the event of a No Deal exit from the EU are unworkable CBA has expressed its concern on behalf of the industry...