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Observations on Indiana University’s Report, Regulating Industrial Chemicals: Lessons for U.S. Lawmakers From the European Union’s REACH Program

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The REACH regulation in Europe is a unique product of the European system and European political compromises, so that REACH would be very difficult to replicate in the United States. There are no substantial discussions about doing so...

Comment on Regulating Industrial Chemicals: Lessons for U.S. Lawmakers From the European Union’s REACH Program

ELR Article

It is entirely appropriate to consider how REACH may influence reconsideration of the U.S. chemical regulatory environment, and the report provides some critical insights. But REACH is not the only consideration—Canada’s Chemical...

Regulating Industrial Chemicals: Lessons for U.S. Lawmakers From the European Union’s REACH Program

ELR Article

Should Europe’s chemicals law, called REACH, be considered by U.S. policymakers interested in reform of TSCA? The new REACH registration process, while burdensome, is more workable than was originally feared. However, it appears that...