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Space Art Project

Rich Hudson

21st September 2012

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Space Art Project

We have recently been involved in a very exciting project – a world first, in fact. The creation of a stunning piece of artwork at height of more than 100,000 feet! How it all started… The story began about six months ago when we were approached by Josh Taylor, a remarkable young entrepreneur… Continue reading »

How do CLP Regulations Impact at ReAgent?

Simon Tasker

16th February 2012

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CLP is an abbreviation for Classification, Labelling and Packaging and is enforced by Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16th December 2008.  This regulation ensures communication of hazards posed by chemicals and chemical products in the European Union through classification and labelling.  This applies to both workers and the… Continue reading »

How does REACH Impact at ReAgent?

Simon Tasker

9th February 2012

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REACH

Having recently given an explanation of REACH we thought it was logical to follow with a description of how REACH legislation impacts on ReAgent. Technically, ReAgent is not classified as a manufacturer of chemical substances because we are more concerned with the production of chemical mixtures.  Therefore we do not have to register… Continue reading »

What is REACH?

Simon Tasker

6th February 2012

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What is REACH?

A lot of people in our industry are concerned about REACH.  Here is a brief overview. REACH is an abbreviation of Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals.  It is enforced under Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 and its amendments.  REACH is applicable to the European Community and is concerned with the safe use of… Continue reading »

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