How to manage REACH inspections with confidence
After nearly 10 years, the REACH regulation is firmly established as the cornerstone of safe management and use of chemicals within the EU. The various protocols of the regulation are all now active and are impacting on virtually all industry sectors and business activities from manufacture to retail.
With regulation comes enforcement and inspection – and lots of questions:
- Who are the regulators?
- Is each member state the same?
- How is enforcement co-ordinated?
- What is the focus of inspections?
- What are the penalties for non-compliance?