Reports: Copying EU chemicals registrations to UK database will cost businesses £1bn

Cecilia Keating
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The UK's new chemicals database is set to launch on 1 January
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The UK's new chemicals database is set to launch on 1 January

Chemicals Industries Association warns that a data-sharing deal is necessary to prevent chemicals companies shouldering heavy costs to duplicate their data from the EU's chemicals database to the UK Reach system

The chemicals industry has warned that the laborious process of copying chemical safety registrations from the EU's chemicals database to a new UK-only database could incur more than £1bn in costs for...

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