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''Brexit'': Impact on compliance with EU chemicals legislation

''Brexit'': Impact on compliance with EU chemicals legislation

By and | 16 Sep 2016

UK companies turning into non-EU manufacturers under REACH, BPR and Pesticides Regulation

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Fieldfisher defends the first case under the Biocidal Products Regulation before the Board of Appeal of ECHA

Fieldfisher defends the first case under the Biocidal Products Regulation before the Board of Appeal of ECHA

By | 09 May 2016

On 21 April 2016, the first case under the Biocidal Products Regulation was pleaded before the Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency.

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Commission draft proposal to regulate data-sharing arrangements under REACH

Commission draft proposal to regulate data-sharing arrangements under REACH

By and | 17 Dec 2015

The Commission has produced a draft Implementing Regulation which sets out prescriptive rules on how data-sharing and joint submissions under Regulation 1907/2006 ("REACH") should proceed.

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Consortia Formation and Cooperation for Biocidal Product Authorisation

Consortia Formation and Cooperation for Biocidal Product Authorisation

By and | 20 Aug 2015

On 23 February 2015, the European Commission released a number of so-called Practical Guides within the context of the Biocidal Products Regulation No 528/2012 (BPR).

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Aarhus Convention: Maximum residue levels

Aarhus Convention: Maximum residue levels

By , and | 16 Jan 2015

Judgment of the CJEU in: joined cases C-404/12 P and 405/12 P Council and Commission v Stichting Natuur en Milieu and Pesticide Action Network Europe.

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EU Client Bulletin November/December 2014

EU Client Bulletin November/December 2014

05 Dec 2014

ECHA has issued a set of five Transitional Guidance documents for the biocidal products Regulation 528/2012 (BPR), regarding the evaluation of environmental risk mitigation measure (RMM) for disinfectants product types (PT): 1 (Human Hygiene); 2 (Disinfectants and algaecides not intended for direct application to humans and animals); 3 (Veterinary hygiene); 4 (Food and feed area); and 5 (Drinking water).

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New penalties under the EU Pesticides Regulations in Italy

New penalties under the EU Pesticides Regulations in Italy

By and | 22 May 2014

The Italian Government has recently introduced an extensive reform of the penalty system on violations of EU Regulations No 1107/2009 and No 547/2011 on plant protection products ("PPPs").