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. 

NEW REPORT! Chemicals in electronics: News and insight from around the world 

Increasingly divergent regulation is creating new and significant challenges for product safety professionals across the electronics industry.  

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.


Biocides: Tracking regulatory activity

Get a sample of Chemical Watch biocides news and insight coverage with this selection of articles covering biocides in Europe (September 2021), including the news that Echa is starting a campaign to correctly identify active substances in an attempt to speed up the biocides review programme.

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Food Contact Materials: Tracking regulatory activity

Get a taster of Chemical Watch food contact materials news and insight coverage with this selection of articles (September 2021), including news that California has joined a growing list of US states to ban the use of PFASs in certain food packaging; and an in-depth article exploring plans in Asean countries for FCM regulation.

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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.

NEW REPORT! Chemicals in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products 

In this report, you will find a selection of recent news articles from our news and
insight team, including regulatory and business developments that directly affect
the cosmetics and personal care sectors.

Beyond Brexit: the impact of Brexit and UK REACH on chemicals management 

This free report contains the results of our survey of more than 280 chemicals management professionals in May and June 2021. It also includes a selection of Chemical Watch news and insight coverage of UK REACH. 

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