ECHA press event

ECHA press event - Helsinki 01/06/2007

The new European chemicals legislation, REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restrictions of Chemicals) enters into force today, and with it the new European Chemicals Agency starts operations in Helsinki.

The REACH regulation will significantly improve protection of human health and the environment while encouraging innovation and keeping the EU's chemical industry competitive. [...]

Full press release

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Q&A on the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and the REACH Regulation

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Speech Mr Matti Vanhanen, Finnish Prime Minister

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Speech Mr Gunter Verheugen, Vice-President of the European Commission

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Speech Mr Jussi Pajunen, Lord Mayor of Helsinki


Speech Mr Geert Dancet, ECHA Interim Executive Director

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Press contacts:

Mr. Juhani Sormunen, Communications Officer

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