CEFIC has reported that there were 1,468 instances of chemicals in consumer products that were not in compliance with regulations in 2019, 24% up on 2018.
The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC), the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and Germany’s Verband der Chemischen Industrie (VCI) have all released year-end figures indicating a decline in chemical production this year.
CEFIC has announced that, to date, 59 chemical producers in Europe have signed up to the Action Plan to re-evaluate their chemical safety data, which it launched in late June.
The European Chemical Industries Federation (Cefic) and the UK’s Chemical Industries Association (CIA) have jointly published a briefing note to support and prepare businesses for the eventualities of the UK leaving the EU, setting out practical considerations to maintain trade post-Brexit.
The UK’s Chemical Industries Association (CIA) and the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) have expressed their regret at the continued uncertainty over Britain’s future in or out of the EU.