REACH. A new paradigm for the management of chemical risks.
With the Regulation REACH (EC) No 1907/2006, adopted on December 2006, the 18th, the European Union (EU) aims to ensure a high level of protection of human health and the environment while enhancing innovation and competitiveness. This new regulation regime represents a shift in the paradigm within which chemicals management was until then implemented.
This closed "peer-review" seminar attempts to certify the scientific robustness of the draft version of the report at hand through the gathering of experts and representatives of stakeholder groups. The final version of the report will subsequently be published, ameliorated by this exchange.