UK’s Health and Safety Commission launches REACH site
The UK’s Health and Executive website, which is part of the government’s Health and Safety Commission, has launched a website devoted to the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals directive known as REACH. The REACH website aims to explain REACH, what it means for those who produce products that contain chemicals and how manufacturers and suppliers can fulfill their new responsibilities. The site will also direct visitors to other sites containing information about REACH.
The site’s homepage shows individual sections of the website that include:
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