With the Reach […] we should register between 200 and 500 colorants per company. The average cost for each of them is 30.000 euros, in some cases it can go up to 200.000 euros. Less registrants, more expensive is the registration. It’s a mechanism of the regulation that works this way. Therefore it’s a financial sustainability issue for the European and Italian SME.
We have two main lines of action: a political one aiming at unearthing the situation of one of the least visible sectors of the chemical industry, and the other one, the scientific one, aiming at launching sustainable alternatives for the companies involved.