In a recent letter, a major chemical industry alliance warned that the total cost for companies submitting full data packages for UK REACH, under a no-deal Brexit scenario, could be as much as £1bn. The UK parliament is due to vote on the withdrawal agreement in the near future, with many Members of Parliament saying they will reject the deal. If it fails to pass, the no-deal scenario could become a reality and have far-reaching effects for businesses and the public in general.
Three persistent organic pollutants (POPs) will be subject to tightened regulation under Taiwan’s Toxic Chemical Substance Control Act. On November 6, 2018, the EPA proposed an update the Taiwan’s Toxic Chemical Substance List. These additions include: