In particular, since 2015, this process has made it possible to respond to the three new REACH-like regulations that have been introduced in South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey.
The eleven countries which have an inventory
- Europe (REACH)
- United States (TSCA)
- Canada (DSL, DNSL)
- Australia (AICS)
- Japan (ENCS, ISHL)
- Korea (KECI)
- Philippines (PICCS)
- China (IECSC)
- New Zealand (NZIOC)
Other inventories are currently being created (for example in Russia).
Arkema’s dossiers are prepared by experts in regulatory affairs, toxicology and ecotoxicology, who work closely with the country subsidiaries and/or a network of local consultants. In order to speed up the submission of the files, they use the Group’s central database which contains all product characteristics.
On a more specific note, the Group does not manufacture any persistent organic pollutants (POPs). The Group complies with regulations on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in different countries and regions. The great majority of raw materials of vegetable origin used by Arkema is guaranteed GMO-free, and this can be traced if customers so require.