The dangers of omitting exposure assessment from REACH submissions

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The dangers of omitting exposure assessment from REACH submissions

April 28th, 2013

Many registrants have made the interpretation that in REACH, if a registered substance is not classified on the basis of available data, then exposure assessment and risk characterisation are not required (even at high tonnage). In our opinion, this position is not often a... read more »

Some evaluative comments on REACH so far

February 19th, 2013

By early 2013, thousands of registrations of existing substances of high tonnage or priority have been submitted for REACH registration. Chemicals of lower tonnage bands have also been processed. REACH registration has brought to light significant properties of many substances, and this information has... read more »

Obama’s second term and the chemical industry: regulation and opportunity

January 9th, 2013

A recent article in Chemistry World (December 2012) highlighted two contrasting responses to Barack Obama's continuing occupancy of the White House. Some in industry see him as supporting increasing regulation, thereby making trading conditions harder in the US. Others see increasing regulation as providing... read more »