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SGS Life Science Services completes expansion and investment programme at facility in Mumbai, India

Doubles laboratory space and increases workforce from 65 to 115 people

Regulatory | Asia

SGS expands biomarker analytical capabilities at facility in Poitiers, France

Invests in additional modules for its COBAS 6000 analysis system

Europe | Regulatory

EU considers endocrine disrupter controls

It has long been known that pharmaceutical residues can become hormone-affecting ‘endocrine disrupters’ when released into the environment and future controls are likely – but how will the legislators tackle the issue? Manufacturing Chemist reports

Europe | North America | Sustainability | Regulatory | Manufacturing and Equipment

REACH is biggest barrier to EU trade for US SMEs, warns SOCMA

Chemicals registration programme is having a disproportionate economic impact on these firms

North America | Regulatory

EU chemical regulation: A REACH primer for US companies

Chemical manufacturers in Europe are now well into the process of REACH registration, but for those outside the borders of the EU, the legislation and its implications for their business may be less familiar. Tricia Foley and Elizabeth Leaderman, of Day Pitney, summarise what US companies need to kn

Ingredients | Europe | North America | Regulatory

ECHA increases REACH fees

SMEs will continue to pay less than larger companies

Ingredients | Regulatory

REACH – preparing for the next step

New REACH legislation will come into force on 31 May 2013, requiring companies that manufacture or import phase-in substances (i.e. those already pre-registered) in quantities above 100 tonnes/year to register their chemicals and be fully compliant. The legislation has brought with it a raft of addi


REACH review recommends cutting registration fees for SMEs

Improvements need to be made to quality of registration dossiers, says EC report

Ingredients | Regulatory

REACH passes its first major deadline

Now the preregistration period has passed, Hilary Ayshford spoke to SAFC"s Carole Garcia about the next phases of REACH


Brussels drops idea of special nanotechnology law

Says REACH system ensures safety of product including nanoparticles, but will need to be modified