Dow helps customers avoid excessive REACH compliance costs

5-Dec-2008

The Dow Chemical Company has appointed a Dow Only Representative Trustee (ORT) to leverage REACH registrations and reduce costs along its supply chains.

The Dow Chemical Company has appointed a Dow Only Representative Trustee (ORT) to leverage REACH registrations and reduce costs along its supply chains.

Under some specific conditions, the Dow ORT can offer to use the Dow registrations to cover under REACH the so-called "indirect imports" of Dow substances by European Union (EU) importers.

To ensure confidentiality of customers" business information, Dow has selected PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory in the Netherlands to operate as the trustee.

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Dow says the ORT solution will enable its selected direct non-EU customers and importers to avoid excessive REACH compliance costs.

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