Reports and guides

As a free member of Chemical Watch, you will have access to all our recent guides and reports, designed to help you navigate some of the biggest issues facing the product safety community.

Global Service Providers Guide 

The Global Service Providers Guide is an invaluable reference in the chemicals management and control sector, providing the latest information on regulatory market drivers, careers and salaries, and the industry outlook for the year ahead. 

The 2021 edition of the Guide features the results of our annual survey of regulatory professionals from around the globe, more than 30 pages of original editorial content, researched and developed by our team of experienced journalists, and detailed profiles of service providers.

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Software Providers Guide

This guide is designed to help you understand the software that supports regulatory compliance and also enables businesses to move beyond compliance and achieve safer chemicals in products throughout the supply chain. 

It contains analysis of our chemicals management software user survey, five articles exploring the ways in which businesses are using software to meet compliance obligations, a glossary, 23 software profiles and a comprehensive directory.

Brexit and chemicals regulation: The story so far – 2020 update

This free report brings together a selection of the best Chemical Watch coverage on Brexit since July 2019, when Boris Johnson took over as UK Prime Minister. It covers the biggest events to have taken place in that time, tracking how the conversation has evolved. It also includes an in-depth feature by partner Simon Tilling and solicitor Tom Gillett at law firm Burges Salmon, who outline the key dates and potential challenges ahead for business.

Chemicals in electronics: Regulatory developments from around the world

As the world continues to grapple with the consequences of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, product safety professionals across the electronics industry are seeing no let-up in the momentum of regulatory activity affecting this critical sector.

Get a taste of our award-winning reporting and analysis with this free report. It will help you get to grips with the biggest issues for the electronics sector in recent months.

Get regular updates with Chemical Watch News of the Month

Every month, we bring together some of our top news stories from the previous four weeks to share some of the biggest developments affecting product safety professionals around the world.

Visit our dedicated page to view some of our best coverage from the past month.


Evaluating the impact of Covid-19 on the chemicals management community

This report takes a look back at the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on chemicals management professionals throughout 2020. It contains the results of a series of surveys conducted earlier in the year, as well as direct feedback from respondents on how they've been impacted by the pandemic. 

The impact of Brexit on chemicals and downstream sectors

This report contains the results of our recent survey of more than 160 chemicals management professionals in July 2020. It also includes some highlights from our recent news coverage of Brexit. 

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Chemicals in Food Contact Materials 

This free report contains ten recent articles from Chemical Watch on food contact regulations that highlight recent developments and key issues to look out for in 2021 

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Spotlight on PFAS

This free report contains a selection of articles from Chemical Watch highlighting recent regulatory developments around the world concerning PFASs, with expert comment on the key issues.