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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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