Monthly Archives: August 2014

ChemCon – Platform for Chemical Compliance

Chicago will host ChemCon The Americas 2014 from October 28–31. Click http://chemcon.net/upcoming_americas.shtml for more information, including the agenda and registration forms.

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Carcinogenic and Mutagenic Effects of Nanoparticles

Nanoobjects are suspected of being more toxic than a similar mass of fine particulates of the same material. Their size is 1–100 nanometers. One nanometer is equivalent to one billionth of a meter. For comparison, consider that a human hair … Continue reading

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Workshop on the Safe Use of Chemicals by Small and Midsize Enterprises

On September 16, 2014, the EU Commission is offering a free workshop aimed specifically at small and midsize enterprises. The commission has set three goals for the event: Identify the main challenges that companies face when implementing the Classification, Labeling … Continue reading

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ECHA Publishes CLP Guidelines

Small and midsize enterprises are particularly obligated to classify, label, and package mixtures according to the CLP regulation by June 2015. The ECHA has published guidelines on the regulation that can be downloaded under http://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/13556/echa_clp_leaflet_en.pdf The ECHA has also issued … Continue reading

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Welcome to Anna Vikari

Fresh from successful completion of her training for interoffice communications in July, Anna Vikari is already strengthening the KFT team. She will work as a marketing assistant and oversee training. In Anna Vikari, we have been able to find a … Continue reading

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Helpful Information on the PIC Regulation – ECHA Webinar on August 26

The Prior Informed Consent Regulation (PIC: EU Regulation No. 649/2012) took effect in March 2014. It regulates the import and export of chemicals, such as pesticides, insecticides, and specific industrial chemicals. The regulation rests upon the principle of informed consent. … Continue reading

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