ECHA’s Committees for Risk Assessment (RAC) and Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) have recently published their final ‘combined’ opinion on the industrial use of trichloroethylene as a process chemical in caprolactam purification. The use was applied for in an application for authorisation submitted in August 2014 by Grupa Azoty S.A., one of Poland’s largest chemical companies.
RPA and their authorisation associates, FoBiG, were responsible for the development of the application dossier and collaborated with Grupa Azoty S.A. throughout all stages of the process.
New research by RPA points to the potential benefits of using manganese alloy slag in cement productionContinue Reading
Linda-Jean has joined RPA as Technical Director - Business, Industry & Growth and will be working on REACH, other chemicals legislation and more broadly to support RPA’s work in the fields of impact assessment and policy analysis for the European Commission and national authorities. Based in the UK, she will also spend a considerable amount of time in Brussels.Continue Reading
The European Commission has published RPA's report "Assessing the potential cost savings and resource savings of investments in 4 SME sectors"Continue Reading
RPA has recently completed an independent evaluation of the Sciencewise programme for 2012-2015 on behalf of Ricardo-AEA. The Sciencewise programme is funded by Business, Innovation and Skill (BIS) and run in partnership with Ricardo-AEA, Involve and the British Science Association.Continue Reading