No authorisation – no market: Mandatory biocidal regulation puts pressure on industry

With the ongoing implementation of the EU Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR), industries dealing with biocides in their products are feeling the regulatory changes for real. It’s clear-cut: If you want to stay on or enter the European market, biocidal products must have an authorisation in accordance with the harmonised requirements. Continue reading “No authorisation – no market: Mandatory biocidal regulation puts pressure on industry”

Fulfilling REACH chemical regulations for medical devices

Beware of the regulatory pitfalls

Choosing the right manufacturing materials for medical devices – from the start of the development phase – is crucial to protect the safety of users. Not only that, there is also a need to ensure that chemical substances used to manufacture the devices comply with regulatory standards. Continue reading “Fulfilling REACH chemical regulations for medical devices”

Why you need to think about the harmful substances in your products

The latest world population projections indicate that world population will reach 10 billion in the year 2055 and 11 billion in 2088. Average population increase is estimated at 83 million people per year, or 1.1% annually. Continue reading “Why you need to think about the harmful substances in your products”

Two useful tips for the global registration of chemicals

How to simplify the process of getting your products out on the market

Chemicals are part of our everyday life and are contained in almost all products that we handle – from preservatives in personal care products and coatings on the inside of food packaging, to bromated flame retardants covering our IT and household appliances. Continue reading “Two useful tips for the global registration of chemicals”