REACH REVIEW SAYS REGISTRATION PROCESS NEEDS REFORM

 THE EUROPEAN Commission has concluded that the key registration process of the European Union’s (EU) chemical control system REACH needs reform, as the second key deadline for registering chemicals looms – on May 31, for chemicals manufactured or imported in annual volumes of 100 tonnes or more. The conclusion comes in a comprehensive review of REACH, which was generally positive. In a note, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) said: “While the registration has been successful, ECHA agrees with the Commission's findings that the quality of ...


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