Publications in: Health and social care

Impact Assessment of Implementing the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Published: November, 2006

This Economic Bried reports on an econometric assessment London Economics has carried out of the likely trade impacts of adoption of the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

Evaluating the Cumulative Impact of Safety, Health and Environmental Regulation on the UK Industrial Coatings, Aerosols and Speciality Chemicals Sectors

Published: August, 2006

This report provides estimates of the cost of compliance with current safety, health and environmental regulations in excess of the minimum costs necessary to ensure current levels of protection, describes the perceived benefits of these regulations and sets out a number of proposals for reducing the cost of compliance with the current regulations while maintaining […]

Impact Assessment of Implementing GHS (Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals) – Trade Effects

Published: May, 2006

In July 2003, the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) was formally adopted by the UN ECOSOC. Its aim is to bring together the major world classification and labelling (C&L) systems of chemicals (substances and preparations/mixtures) into a single new system. This part of the impact assessment provides empirical evidence on […]

Project to Assess the Impact of the New EU Chemicals Strategy (REACH) and to Develop a Model – Economic Model and MatLab Code

Published: September, 2005

The report assesses the economic costs along the supply chain of the testing and registration phase of the new chemicals policy. The analysis includes an assessment of the impact on the prices of the chemical and of the products that successively use the chemical along the supply chain and how these changes in prices affect […]