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Update on REACH enforcement given by UK Agency

Post By: Jonathan Rickwood on Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Chemical Watch reports a big increase in REACH enforcement cases from other agencies, other EU member states and Echa has been reported by a leading UK REACH enforcement agency.

The rise was reported by the Health and Safety Executive – the agency which hosts the UK REACH competent authority – at a meeting of the UK Chemicals Stakeholder Forum earlier this week.

Many of the cases referred by other UK agencies, and by member states, relate to safety data...

South Korea consortium to register 111 chemicals

Post By: Jonathan Rickwood on Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Chemical Watch reports that a single consortium of 21 companies in South Korea is to register 111 substances – a fifth of the 510 existing chemicals subject to registration.The consortium comprises members of the Korea Petrochemical Industry Association (KPIA) and is the largest in the country, says consultancy KTR, which is acting as its lead consultancy.

From September, non-members of the KPIA will be invited to take part.The members floated plans for a consortium last year. Formal proposals were...

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