Global Business Briefing – April 2013
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● ECHA and the member states are working to enforce the REACH requirements on registration dossier quality;
● In this month's Guest Column, Cefic's REACH and chemicals policy director, Erwin Annys, argues that companies have done well to produce registration dossiers of the quality they have;
● Rules on reporting conflict minerals adopted in the US face a legal challenge, but similar requirements are being discussed in Canada and the EU;
● Japan is making steady progress in choosing substances for government-conducted risk assessments; and
● in this month's In Your Sector column, 3E outline the food contact materials and additives regulations adopted by the Gulf states and the Russia/Belarus/Kazakhstan customs union.
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Contents of this month's Briefing
- The enforcement of REACH registration dossier quality
- US reporting rules for conflict minerals
- Japan: assessing priority substances
- Substituting phthalates
- Food safety rules in the Gulf states and Russia
- REACH & CLP Hub: Regulations and supply chain management
- NGO Platform by EEB: Falling short on SVHCs
- Guest column: Erwin Annys, Cefic
- How ECHA decides which dossiers to check
- Nanowatch: Denmark's proposals for information requirements
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