Keyword: REACh


EU Commission Pushes REACh Revision into 2023

27.10.2022 -

In a move widely expected in some quarters but not communicated until the last minute, the European Commission has shelved plans to update the REACh chemicals legislation...


Sharon McGuiness new ECHA Chief Executive

27.06.2022 -

Sharon McGuinness has been appointed to a five-year term as the new executive director of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), the body that administrates the REACH...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Planning for the Unexpected

18.05.2022 -

Dorothee Arns, Director General of FECC, discusses current challenges, market trends and her vision for the chemical distribution industry in Europe. The interview was...

Markets & Companies

On the Way to Climate Neutrality

03.06.2021 -

The EU Commission’s ambitious plan for a European Green Deal, launched shortly before the pandemic struck in early 2020, aims to make the continent the world’s first...

Markets & Companies

Changes in Trade with the United Kingdom

01.12.2020 -

On Dec. 31, 2020, the UK will leave the EU single market and customs union. Regardless of any agreement reached with the EU, the end of the Brexit transition period will...

Strategy & Management

Into the Crucible: Will the European Chemicals Industry Rise to the Circularity Challenge?

30.09.2020 -

Chemicals are a critical, but often overlooked, factor of success for a circular economy. 96% of all products on European markets, from food to medical treatments, from...


Producers Sprint to Follow new SVCH Rules

26.08.2020 -

European chemical producers are sprinting to be ready to comply with new reporting rules for Substances of Very High Concern (SVCH) under an expansion of the EU’s REACH...


CEFIC Encouraged by REACH Data Action Plan

06.04.2020 - In the first progress report on its voluntary action plan for improving Reach registration dossiers, the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) said 165 companies joined the...