At the end of October, the technical association of the European lubricants industry (ATIEL) and the regions technical committee of petroleum additive manufacturers (ATC) organized a workshop in Frankfurt to address a persistent problem in the increasingly global lubricants industry-regulatory compliance for chemicals.
As more countries adopt the GHS chemical hazards communication system, many also establish a chemical inventory or registration system, or revise their current ones. These include REACH in the EU and clone programs in Turkey and South Korea, TSCA in the United States and Chinas IECSC. The list goes on. All have different requirements and definitions.