Regulatory and Commercial Obsolescence Risks of Materials and Processes

Read the latest article, co-authored by European Space Agency (ESA) experts and REACHLaw Senior Legal Advisor, Tim Becker.

The article, published in The International Chemical Regulatory and Law Review, summarises the current challenges for the European Space Sector under EU legislation on chemicals – such as REACH and the Waste Framework Directive (“SCIP”) – covering legal obligations, obsolescence risk assessment and management. Implications of the UK withdrawal from the EU (“Brexit”) are also addressed. While written from the Space Sector perspective, the article may be of interest more generally for complex article producers in various industry sectors as well as regulators at the EU and national levels.

Read the Article HERE

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