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Author Plamondon, Joseph E

Title Underlying foundation of science used in the regulation of industrial chemicals / Joseph Plamondon
Published Shawbury, U.K. : Smithers Rapra, 2009


Description 1 online resource (136 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Table of Contents; 1 Introduction: Importance of Science in the Implementation of TSCA and REACH-Chemical Identity and Risk Assessment; 2 Risk Assessment; 3 International Conventions for Naming Chemicals; 4 Nomenclature Problems under the TSCA; 5 Technical Guidance Document: Substance Identification and Naming in REACH; 6 Polymer Definitions, Naming Conventions, and Regulatory Consequences Under TSCA and REACH; 7 Treatment of Nanotechnology Under the TSCA and REACH; 8 Summary and Future of the Science and Regulation of Chemicals; Abbreviations; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary Chemical identity issues are of central importance to the successful implementation of the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), both for the regulated community and for the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) responsible for REACH's implementation. A variety of nomenclature systems exists, some with similar naming convention but also with critically important differences. These systems include: International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) which is used in European Union (EU) countries and that provides the primary nomenclature system to be used
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Toxic Substances Control Act.
SUBJECT Toxic Substances Control Act (United States) fast
Subject Chemicals -- Law and legislation -- United States
Chemicals -- Law and legislation -- European Union countries
Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation -- United States
Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation -- European Union countries
Environmental policy.
environmental policy.
SCIENCE -- Chemistry -- General.
Chemicals -- Law and legislation
Environmental policy
Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation
European Union countries
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1847351492