CHINA After the new Regulations on the Safe Management of Hazardous Chemicals came into force in December 2011, several significant new provisions have entered into force in China. Yunbo Shi* looks at what this means for domestic producers and others doing business with the country
REACH/CLP The ‘E’ in REACH stands for ‘Evaluation’ but as implementation proceeds there is also a need for ‘Enforcement’. A conference held by the European Commission last month aimed to give industry an idea of where this is all going
CONFERENCE REPORT VCA’s annual regulatory meeting aims to be inclusive, providing specially designed sessions for new arrivals in the dangerous goods world and locating itself in the middle of the country.
CONFERENCE REPORT Boasting a dazzling array of sausages and possibly the only public toilet in the world where classical music is piped out at full blast, Vienna was the rather gaudy setting for Fecc’s 2011 Annual Congress
ASSOCIATION In order to prosper and cope with an ever-tougher regulatory environment, European chemical distributors need to work together and speak with one united voice, which is exactly what Fecc seeks to do