As a manufacturer and importer of chemicals Kolb is committed to comply with the REACH and CLP regulations of the EU. Measures include the formal appointment of a REACH Coordinator and active participation in the Alcohol Ethoxylates Consortium since its beginning in 2008. Kolb pre-registered all relevant substances manufactured in our plants in Switzerland and the Netherlands as well as a large number of monomers, other reactants and substances purchased from our suppliers.
In 2010 and 2013 we registered all substances manufactured / imported in amountsover 1’000 respectively 100 tons per year.
We are also regularly monitoring the volumes of raw materials supplied to us and make sure that our suppliers have met their registration obligations.
In 2010, we notified our products to the ECHA C&L inventory as required by the CLP regulation.