ADR Country information

ADR Country information (Competent Authorities, Notifications etc) updated The list of information for each contracting party (country) to the ADR (European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road) has been updated. This list gives details of the competent authorities in each country who are responsible for applying the ADR, and also gives any notifications that they have … Read More

Corrosive liquids and acid attacks

Ministers consider restricting sales of corrosive liquids to prevent acid attacks Recent headlines in the press are suggesting that corrosive liquids may be restricted or banned in the future to prevent further violent acid attacks that are now on the increase. At first, this does sound like a good idea as stopping gang members, jilted (mostly male) partners and thugs … Read More

New Industry Guidance on Waste Packaging

Supplementary guidance to the Environment Agency’s Technical Guide on the classification and assessment of waste (WM3) has been produced by trade associations representing companies operating in the chemical supply chain that use packaging. The new industry guidance, which is intended to be complementary to WM3, focuses on waste packaging (such as bags, boxes, bottles, tins, kegs, barrels, drums, IBCs etc) … Read More