Navigating UK REACH Regulations

By |October 16th, 2023|Industry News|

Under the UK's REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals) framework, chemical manufacturers and importers in the UK must now undergo a dual registration requirement. Overseen by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), this process hinges on providing critical information related to the hazards, uses, and exposure associated with each chemical.

The Ban on Single-Use Plastics: The UK’s Fight Against Pollution

By |January 23rd, 2023|Antimicrobial Technology, Industry News|

In recent years, there has been growing concern about the environmental impact of single-use plastic items, such as cutlery. In the UK, steps are being taken to reduce the amount of plastic waste that ends up in landfills and oceans. One recent change that has been announced is the ban on single-use plastic cutlery.

New benchmark for cleanliness in healthcare: NHS Cleaning Standards 2021

By |April 21st, 2022|Industry News|

Commencing April 2022, all healthcare environments in the United Kingdom, including acute hospitals, mental health, primary care, dental care, ambulance trusts, GP surgeries, clinics and care homes, have to comply with The National Standards of Healthcare Cleanliness 2021.

The growing antimicrobial coatings market

By |May 17th, 2021|Industry News|

In her latest PCI Coat It! Videocast, Kristin Johansson, Editor-in-Chief, Paint & Coatings Industry (PCI) Magazine, spoke to Jennifer Collier, Partner Development Manager at BioCote®, about the rise in demand for antimicrobial coatings, downfalls of this increased demand, and how the antimicrobial industry is regulated.

Growth of antimicrobial paints and coatings market

By |January 19th, 2021|Industry News|

According to a report by Grand View Research, the global antimicrobial coatings market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 12.8 per cent from 2020 to 2027 – and antimicrobial additives provider BioCote® has reported an unprecedented increase in revenue over the last year.