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By Jim Destefani / July 12, 2013

EU looks to tighten refractory ceramic fiber regulations In June, the European Chemicals Agency recommended that both alumina-silica and zirconia-alumina-silica refractory ceramic fibers be included under the EU’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals regulations. If confirmed by the European Commission later this year, future use of RCF in Europe will be subject to…

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Rietveld X-ray analysis helps REACH chemical assessment grouping, fewer tests

By Eileen De Guire / July 19, 2011

Grouping of substances can expedite EU REACH compliance. In late 2006, the European Union passed the legislation known as REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals), which became effective on June 1, 2007. The legislation extends globally to any manufacturer or supplier wanting to do business in the EU. The European Chemicals Agency has…

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