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What You Need to Know About REACH

2018. 08. 16

Here  in Europe chemicals regulation is called REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of CHemicals). It has entered into force in the whole of the EEA (European Economic Area). This regulation was adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks posed by chemicals, while enhancing the competitiveness of the EU chemicals industry.

Powder coatings are environmentally friendly. They don’t contain any solvents, and only release very negligible amounts of VOC’s, if any, within the atmosphere. This means that coatings have need of purchasing and maintaining expensive equipment for pollution control.

REACH is a comprehensive legislation and it will have an impact on Primatek Coatings as a chemical company. As a downstream user of substances and preparations, we are committed to meeting our legal obligations under REACH. Our own efforts conform with the whole of the European regulations, including REACH.

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