According to preliminary findings of an annual survey from Chemical Watch looking at the global drivers and trends in chemical management and control almost 60 % of companies expect to expand their in-house regulatory compliance teams over the next five years to help manage increased demands. A further 60 % will increase use of external service providers.
88 % of survey participants cited REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) as the main global driver, 66 % the EU Classification, Labeling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation, 45 % other national schemes for the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for chemicals classification and labeling, and 27 % China’s new chemical notification (MEP order 7).
The average global salary for chemical management and control professionals is €47,200 (US$63,100). In the chemical management and control sector, the average age of a professional is 45. Over 40 % are female. Almost half of professionals have global responsibilities within their organizations.
Chemical Watch Service Providers Guide 2013 will close on 31 January 2013 and will be published in late Spring 2013
- Global chemical compliance activities set to increase,
24 January 2013