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Title: Chemicals Management After REACH: A Business Guide
Publisher: Chemical Watch Research & Publishing
Editor: Mamta Patel
Contributors: Mamta Patel, Emma Chynoweth, David Owen (Shell Chemicals), Steffen Erler, Joanne Lloyd, Bob Warner (ReachReady), Derek Knight (SafePharm Laboratories), Emily McIvor (HSI), Elizabeth Salter Green (CHEMTrust)
Contents 84 pages A4 size, comprising eight chapters and seven appendices
Format: Electronic (PDF) (immediate delivery) and print (dispatched within one week)
Normal Price: £245.00
This Chemical Watch report is aimed at business managers who are updating their chemicals management strategies, and other personnel who need to communicate with suppliers and customers This guide turns the process of REACH compliance into issues of commercial necessity and common sense. Packed with case studies, the guide addresses a wide range of sectors, including chemicals production and downstream manufacturing. It will be of particular value to managers devising substance testing strategies, and those seeking to communicate with others in their companies or supply chains.
"Chemical Watch’s Guide to Chemicals Management after REACH does a superb job in covering not only the technical aspects of the Regulation, but in providing sound practical advice on implementation" – Chris Eacott, Stewardship Solutions Ltd
"This business guide gives a very good sense of the importance and complexities of REACH. In particular the case studies of steps being taken in different parts of the supply chain should point the way for others" – Nigel Haigh, former director, Institute for European Environmental Policy
Find out how you and your organisation can:
- Identify your chemical risks - we describe resources to help you compile inventories and understand what you are dealing with.
- Communicate effectively within your organisation to maximise opportunities linked to the changing marketplace stemming from REACH.
- Communicate with suppliers and customers, with tips on how to get the information and outcomes you require.
- Collect the risk-assessment data needed to support substances into the future.
Benefit from detailed technical appendices, describing:
- Technical guidance available and being developed under the REACH implementation projects (RIPs).
- The forthcoming Globally Harmonised System (GHS) of chemicals classification and labelling.
- How to put together an intelligent testing strategy that minimises data requirements.
- How to select REACH consultants and testing laboratories.
See how leading firms are tackling these and other challenges:
- S. Black
- Shell Chemicals
And discover how industry bodies in the automotive, electronics, personal care, construction and detergents sectors are approaching the question of chemical risks.
Money-back guarantee: If you are not completely satisfied with the report, and you contact us within one week of purchase, we will arrange a refund less shipping and administration costs of up to £10.
- Introduction: A pressing chemicals agenda
- REACH fact file
- The implications for you as a business
- Seven case studies ranging across investor perspective, electronics, automotive, plastics, consumer products
- Knowing what you make or use
- Logical sequence of questions to ask, and two risk prioritisation tools
- Communicating within your own company
- Compliance approach vs business approach and four industry case studies
- Communication with other companies
- Personnel to get involved, checklist to ask suppliers and case studies from chemicals, consumer products and coatings sectors
- From substances to data
- How to prioritise efforts, preparations, managing costs and data requirements
- Substances of very high concern
- Criteria to define very high concern, and the consequences
- Conclusions: The long road to sound chemicals management
- What does it look like when you get there? Case studies from DuPont and Dow
- RIPs, reviews and more regulations, including GHS
- REACH guidance, what is expected from the RIPs, what GHS means for companies
- The data requirements of REACH
- Chemical safety reports, data gap analysis, minimising data requirements, SAR/QSAR, read-across, data waivers, useful literature sources
- How to find testing specialists
- Registration consultants, only representative registrants, training for REACH
- Reducing animal testing
- Generation of data on intrinsic properties, data sharing, recommendations for reducing animal testing
- A brief history of the events leading up to REACH
- From toxics to trust: WWF-UK
- Useful sources of information