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Updating REACH dossiers – the whys and hows

Updating REACH dossiers – the whys and hows

Following on from our last blog about ECHA-instigated updates to REACH registration dossiers (e.g. following an ECHA Evaluation (draft) decision), it’s worth taking a look at the update process more generally: Why are updates so important and how should we go about actioning them? A…

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Registration – the end of the road? Evaluation is here…

Registration – the end of the road? Evaluation is here…

After the long and often arduous process of submitting a REACH registration, registrants might be forgiven for thinking that their work is done following receipt of a REACH registration number, with no necessity for future action. In reality, ECHA makes a point of assessing certain…

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A brief guide to read-across in REACH and IUCLID 6

A brief guide to read-across in REACH and IUCLID 6

Toxicological hazard and risk assessments are ideally conducted using robust and reliable data on the substance in question. We are often faced with a lack of, or only limited, substance-specific data for certain endpoints, referred to as data gaps. In its simplest form, read-across makes…

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REACH Registrations at a glance

REACH Registrations at a glance

REACH is a European Regulation concerning the safe use of chemicals, with the aim to improve the protection of human health and the environment through a system of Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals. This legislation for REACH registrations is hugely important if you’re…

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Bibra history and values

Bibra history and values

As one of Europe’s leading chemical hazard and risk assessment organisations, Bibra toxicology advice & consulting Ltd have been providing expert advice for almost 60 years. Our History Initially founded almost 60 years ago as “BIBRA” (the British Industrial and Biological Research Association), we have…

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