New Year 2015 and REACH-Related Forecasts

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New Year 2015 and REACH-Related Forecasts

January 7th, 2015

In the year 2015 it will be important for smaller companies to commit to action for the 2018 REACH deadline for substances up to 100 tonnes per year (phase 3).  Testing to support phase 1 and phase 2 registrations is still in full swing,... read more »

EUROTOX September 2014 conference in Edinburgh

June 5th, 2014

The European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX) are holding their 50th congress in Edinburgh on the 7th -10th September 2014.  The four-day event will cover a range of topics, including immunotoxicology, integrated testing strategies, biomonitoring of xenobiotics, and approaches to characterising uncertainty in hazard and... read more »

Solvents Day, June 10 at University of York, promoting more sustainable solutions

May 12th, 2014

Has the time come for severe restrictions on many commonly used solvents? Chemical safety assessment and compliance with the REACH regulation may result in severe restrictions on many commonly used solvents. The restrictions will have an impact on future solvent use, and present a need... read more »

REACH impact business survey

April 1st, 2014

A survey of the impact of REACH on business has been conducted by the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Nearly 200 businesses were included in the survey of the industry views and experiences of the REACH registrations completed in 2010... read more »

REACH training courses for March 2014 booking up fast

February 20th, 2014

Peter Fisk Associates Ltd. and Toxicology Consulting Ltd. are running the first of a series of REACH training modules in Manchester (UK) on 18-19 March 2014. With limited places available and bookings being made internationally, places on the courses are booking up fast, so... read more »

New Book by PFA: Chemical Risk Assessment: A Manual for REACH

December 31st, 2013

Peter Fisk Associates has published its first book, Chemical Risk Assessment: A Manual for REACH, which is now available from John Wiley & Sons, Inc  and  can be ordered online as a hardcover or as a download for Kindle. The text is an accessible guide... read more »

ECHA Enforcement Forum Findings: 67% of Companies Fail to Comply with REACH

November 7th, 2013

ECHA’s Enforcement Forum, the body coordinating good practice in the European Community on the enforcement of the REACH regulation, has published the final report of its second enforcement project. The report finds that of the 1181 companies inspected across 27 member states and two EEA countries, the... read more »

PFA’s first book: Chemical Risk Assessment: A Manual for REACH

October 3rd, 2013

Peter Fisk Associates has written its first book: Chemical Risk Assessment: A Manual for REACH. The forthcoming book is an accessible guide and support to understanding policy and implementing good practice and procedure in the chemicals market in the EU. The book gives the reader a... read more »

PFA poster presented at SETAC Europe Conference 2013

July 18th, 2013

The Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Europe Conference held in May at Glasgow, allowed us to present a poster on "novel predictive methods for the environmental properties of alkanes." Our poster is available to view as a pdf here. As ever, the conference... 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 »