U.K. Changes Hazardous Chemicals Strategy in Preparation for Reach

Scott, Alex
February 2004
Chemical Week;2/18/2004, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p11
Trade Publication
Reports on the plan of the British government to overhaul its hazardous chemical policy in preparation for the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals Program of the European Union. Reason behind the redefinition of the Chemicals Stakeholder Forum; Role of the Forum in the government; Focus of the chemical policy.


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