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ECHA’s 2013 Report Targets Advice To Low-Tonnage REACH Registrants

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

The European Chemicals Agency focuses less on substance identity and hazard endpoints in its REACH Evaluation Progress Report 2013 compared with previous installments, instead providing direction on chemical safety reports and adaptations to standard testing approaches. Recommendations are aimed at low-tonnage chemical manufacturers and importers subject to the 2018 REACH deadline, as well as registrants under previous deadlines facing possible draft decisions and the ongoing need to update their dossiers.

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