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UK expected to break away from ECHA and EU Reach

UK expected to break away from ECHA and EU Reach

The UK is no longer seeking associate membership of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) after it departs the EU customs union umbrella next year, meaning that the country will have its own regulatory framework post-Brexit.


Celanese files anti-dumping petition with the European Commission against KPIC

Celanese files anti-dumping petition with the European Commission against KPIC

Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, today announces it has filed a petition with the European Commission’s Directorate-General For Trade seeking Anti-Dumping duties on imports of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) from Korea Petrochemical Industry Co., Ltd. (KPIC) of Seoul, South Korea, into the European Union.


Information about MSV 2020 preparations

Information about MSV 2020 preparations

The management of BVV Trade Fairs Brno asked the government to exempt trade fairs from the ban on mass events and to restart the fairs from the end of August.


Italian companies working at full capacity, despite coronavirus

Italian companies working at full capacity, despite coronavirus

In consideration of the measures adopted by the Government with regard to the spread of coronavirus, Amaplast underlines that to date its member companies have implemented all the actions required by legislation to protect the health and safety of their employees.


Slovakia bans single-use plastics

Slovakia bans single-use plastics

Slovakia banned single-use plastics as of 2021 on Wednesday, joining the European Union fight to reduce marine pollution. The new law will make it illegal to sell plastic plates, cups, cutlery, drink stirrers, straws and cotton buds.


 New EN standard for stormwater boxes

New EN standard for stormwater boxes

CEN has published a new set of standards for stormwater boxes. The new standards simplify the existing complicated market situation in Europe with a myriad of local standards, quality marks and approvals and make it easier for designers and purchasers to compare.