Press & News

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Category Press & News contains 21 documents.

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September 2017
CoRAP Table

Please click current CoRAP Table for more information

September 2017
CoRAP Update 2017-2019

Please click CoRAP Update 2017-2019

REACH Substance Evaluation
September 2017
Potential CPR Review

Please click on CPR Review for more info on Inception Impact Assessment, etc

Construction Product Regulation
July 2017
Construction Products Europe press release

On Wednesday, the European Parliament passed a Resolution on ‘building an ambitious EU industrial strategy as a strategic priority for growth, employment and innovation in Europe’. Amongst other things, the Resolution calls for the adoption of robust medium- and long-term national public investment policies in infrastructure, restructuring of the public and private building stock.

Construction Products Europe working document
April 2015
ECHA Newsletter. An industry perspective: Kao Chemicals Europe. Implementing REACH as a registrant and downstream user

Implementing REACH is one of the most challenging tasks that the European chemicals industry has faced. At Kao Chemicals Europe, a team of five professionals is working to fulfil the regulatory obligations as a manufacturer, importer, downstream user and only representative. In this article they describe some of their experiences with REACH, particularly from a downstream user perspective.

March 2015
EFCC press release- In memoriam

Mr. Hans-Peter Riester, Business Unit Manager STA of Kao Chemicals Europe and EFCC Board member, passed away on 24 March 2015 in a dramatic accident.

April 2014
EFCC press release- Chemical Exposure Assessment under REACH. Specific Consumer Exposure Determinants (SCEDs)

The Downstream Users of Chemicals Co-ordination group (DUCC) and the oil industry association (CONCAWE) have published a guide on how to use Specific Consumer Determinants (SCEDs) for chemical exposure assessment under REACH.

The SCEDs document typical conditions of use of consumer products, and represent realistic assumptions for consumer exposure assessments.

EU Initiative and International Initiative