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Keller & Heckman Environmental Alert: Korea Proposes "REACH-SMART"
Posted on 3 Feb 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

by Herb Estreicher and Marcus Navin-Jones The Korean Ministry of the Environment ("MOE") has released a draft of the "Act on the Registration and Evaluation of Chemicals" ("Draft Act"), a Korean version of REACH. The... Read More

REACH Alert: How Are Candidate List Substances Prioritized for Authorisation?
Posted on 14 Feb 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Now that the 2010 Registration deadline for high volume and high risk substances has passed, the European Commission, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), and the Member State Competent Authorities are gearing up for Authorisation - the true "Heart... Read More

REACH Alert: Europe Gears Up to Attack High Risk Substances
Posted on 11 Feb 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

With the end of the 30 November 2010 registration deadline under REACH for high volume and high risk substances, there is now available in Europe an unprecedented level of information about the hazards and risks associated with chemicals. The information... Read More

REACH Alert: Tips to Securing European Markets - Avoiding Annex XIV Listing Under REACH
Posted on 15 Feb 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Under REACH, the European Commission makes the decision on whether to move substances from the Candidate List to the Annex XIV (Authorisation List). The Decision is made by the Member State Committee procedure based on recommendations by the European... Read More