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2019 Is The Year Of The Periodic Table of Chemical Elements

Jessica Clifton

18th September 2019

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The United Nations General Assembly has officially designated 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements.  One of the most critical and significant achievements in science, the periodic table gives structure and a common language to science. It has become an iconic image as well as an important tool… Continue reading »

Why Is COSHH Important?

Jessica Clifton

11th September 2019

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In a recent blog post, we explored what COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) is and how to comply with the regulations. In this post, we’ll go a little further into why COSHH is important to the U.K.’s chemical industry. The Importance of COSHH COSHH is the law that requires employers to… Continue reading »

ReAgent Launches Biological ReAgent Manufacturing Service

Jessica Clifton

2nd September 2019

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ReAgent launches new biological reagent manufacturing service

We are pleased to announce the launch of ReAgent’s biological reagent manufacturing service. Through this new manufacturing service, we will supply bespoke reagents including biological buffers, bioprocessing reagents, and in vitro diagnostic reagents, that meet our customers’ unique requirements. The biological reagents we manufacture include: Biological buffers: bis-tris buffer, HEPES buffer, PIPES buffer,… Continue reading »

How to Comply with REACH Regulations 2019

Jessica Clifton

28th August 2019

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In our recent series of blog posts about REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulations in the EU, we’ve looked at what REACH is, how it works, and what the impact of a no-deal Brexit may be on these regulations and on the UK chemical industry as a whole. In this… Continue reading »

ReAgent Receives Halal Certification

Jessica Clifton

21st August 2019

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Halal certification is required for any product used in a place where halal food is made

We are pleased to announce that this month, ReAgent received Halal Certification. This means that we have controls in place and can manufacture chemical products in such a way that they conform with halal rules. What is Halal? The word ‘halal’ literally means permissible. In translation from Arabic, it is usually used to… Continue reading »

What is COSHH?

Jessica Clifton

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COSHH is a very important part of the chemical industry in the U.K. The term COSHH stands for ‘Control of Substances Hazardous to Health’, and is the law that requires employers to ensure they maintain health and safety in the workplace related to these types of substances. Under the COSHH Regulations (2002) employers… Continue reading »

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