PFA at Hansen Solubility Parameters conference, York, April 2017

April 18th, 2017

The Hansen Solubility Parameters (HSP) is used in many areas of chemical research and development. Its function is to describe molecular interactions, such as solvation and solubility. The HSP50 conference, held in York earlier this month, was a celebration of the 50 years since Charles... read more »

REACH and Post-Brexit UK

March 30th, 2017

While the United Kingdom has formally begun the wider process of withdrawing from the European Union, the status of EU-level chemical legislation in the UK after Brexit is also being considered. PFA is following closely the House of Commons  Environmental Audit Committee’s inquiry ‘The... read more »

VACANCY: Senior Scientist for Human Exposure and Risk Assessment of Chemicals (c/d 13/04/17)

March 8th, 2017

The PFA group of companies has a position available for an experienced senior scientist to work on human exposure and risk assessment of chemical substances. This opportunity has arisen due to the increasing demands on our services (REACH in particular). Applicants would ideally have practical... read more »

PFA working on EC project assessing REACH

March 3rd, 2017

PFA Ltd and PFA Brussels are working on a project assessing the impacts of REACH Authorisation for the EC (DG Growth). The project is led by eftec, with Apeiron Team and The Economics Interface. The aim is to find out about the cost and benefits of the... read more »

EU authorities to inspect communication of information on hazardous substances in the supply chain and at workplaces

January 31st, 2017

The importance of communication in the supply chain is highly significant and a key focus of REACH legislation. The information supplied on hazardous substances needs to be clear between all sectors to ensure safe handling and use.  This is facilitated with clear communication during... read more »