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Industry Associations Criticize Planned Amendments to Annexes VI–XI of REACH

The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) and Concawe, the consortium of leading European oil companies, have criticized the plans of the EU Commission to modify Annexes VI–XI of REACH. The Annexes cover the data requirements for chemicals. The changes to the … Continue reading

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Experts Discuss Platform for Chemical Data

Discussions about the development of a platform for trade and the exchange of chemical data is off to a flying start. As part of a landmark conference, EU Chemicals Policy 2030 – Building on the Past, Moving to the Future, … Continue reading

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ECHA Action Plan: Screen All REACH Data by 2027

The ECHA and the EU Commission plan to screen all data on chemicals in quantities greater than one ton by 2027. That announcement was made by ECHA executive director Björn Hansen at an event sponsored by Chemical Watch held in … Continue reading

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CEFIC: The Strategy for the Chemicals Industry in 2050

How will the chemicals industry of the future reinvent itself for political decision-makers? That was the question asked at the Copenhagen Institute of Futures Studies (CIFS) as assigned by the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC). The study questioned 195 experts from … Continue reading

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ECHA and CEFIC Sign Joint Statement

The ECHA and CEFIC signed a joint statement on June 14 in Helsinki that aims at closer cooperation in the implementation of REACH. In concrete terms, the risks of critical substances and groups of substances are to be estimated on … Continue reading

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Future Focal Points for REACH Activities

The governments of European states must protect the high safety standards of REACH from TTIP and continue to improve the quality of authorization dossiers. That’s the challenge defined by Alexander Nies of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature … Continue reading

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KFT Tries New Testing Method for Mixtures of Substances

The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) and the German Chemical Industry Association (Verband der Chemischen Industrie: VCI) have jointly developed a method that enables quick and reliable estimation of the dangers posed by mixtures of substances in terms of exposure … Continue reading

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