November 2017 Edition

ChemRegs Newsletter – November 2017 Are carbon nanotubes the new asbestos? There is new medical data to suggest that carbon nanotubes and asbestos may be revealing similar hazardous attributes. A study by the Medical Research Council (MRC) has found that some manufactured carbon nanotubes are similar to asbestos in terms of their fibrous shape and bio-persistent properties and thus may … Read More

October 2017 Edition

ChemRegs Newsletter – October 2017 More musings on Brexit – Trading post-Brexit via WTO rules As the talks about exiting the European Union continue, more businesses are starting to prepare for a scenario where no deal/trade agreements will be made and the UK will then have to trade with the rest of the world, including the EU, using the standard … Read More

September 2017 Edition

ChemRegs Newsletter – September 2017 ECHA information on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has introduced a new section on their webpages to provide information on the impact of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union. On 29 March 2017, the UK Government invoked Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union (TEU) … Read More