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Essential Oil Producers Making Progress Toward REACH 2018 Deadline

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

The European Commission, European Chemicals Agency and International Fragrance Association have been working to help essential-oil producers meet obligations under REACH, with a May 31, 2018 registration deadline approaching for chemicals produced or imported in volumes as low as 1 ton. A recent roundtable explored “practical solutions” to assist producers with challenges, but many growers maintain that essential oils should not be regulated as chemicals.

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