China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment is encouraging companies to nominate substances for inclusion in the country’s Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (IECSC) until 30th September 2019. Chemical companies that produced, imported or used chemicals in China prior to 15 October 2003 can nominate them for inclusion into the inventory. China is also consulting on […]
Manufacturers and processors have until the 5th August to notify the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to redefine Inactive substances to Active in the TSCA inventory. After this date, using an Inactive substance will be non-compliance unless you submit a NOA-B within 90 days of actual manufacturing or processing an Inactive substance. TSCA was reformed […]
Background The 29th March and 12th April deadlines for the UK’s exit from the European Union have come and gone, and a new exit date of 31st October has been agreed with the EU. However, if the UK fail to hold European Elections this month, they could exit without a deal on 1st June. This […]
With the first deadline of 1st January 2020 rapidly approaching (applicable to consumer type products only), ECHA has recently released a dedicated portal which will allow businesses to prepare and submit notifications to Poison Centres as required by the CLP Regulation.
After the success of last year’s series, H2 Compliance are running another series of free webinars in the Spring. We will be covering the topics of Brexit, chemical regulation outside the EU and REACH.
e-commerce companies in China are placing goods onto the European market either directly or via e-commerce platforms. Many of these companies are either new or small and are not aware of the producer responsibility regulations in place in Europe for batteries, packaging and WEEE. This webinar will explain producer responsibility regulations for e-commerce companies in […]
On Thursday 6th December, Landbell Group will host a webinar on WEEE Open Scope. The webinar will address questions such as: • What is WEEE Open Scope and how might you be impacted? • Which sectors and products might be newly affected by Open Scope? • What is the status of implementation of Open Scope […]
On Tuesday 13th November, H2 Compliance held the second webinar in their Autumn / Winter series. The subject was on the continuously evolving Brexit process and how the Chemicals industry may be impacted. During a poll that took place during the session, 30% of respondents identified as a UK importer (not a manufacturer or formulator) […]
For five years, Landbell Group has presented the Green Alley Award to start-ups whose business ideas help advance the circular economy. The finalists for 2018 are six start-ups from six European countries whose concepts for the development of sustainable materials, waste prevention or digital tools for the circular economy have already convinced the judges. The […]
Beth Bidstrup, Director of Chemical Stewardship and Risk Assessment at H2 Compliance, will be speaking at this week’s Product Stewardship Conference in Washington DC. The Product Stewardship Conference brings together professionals from over a dozen industries to discuss and present global safety, environmental and regulatory issues. Beth will address the misconception held by many companies that […]