As the global market leader in chemical distribution, Brenntag connects suppliers and customers from all over the world by an integral approach and with industry expertise and a professional organization strives to create value for its business partners. By nature of the products it sells, Brenntag is acting in a highly regulated market in global, regional as well as local respect. Brenntag is fully committed to responsible care and responsible distribution and it is one of its key business principles to fully comply with all regulatory requirements, including but not limited to those defined by Europe’s REACH Regulation. The value chain along the daily business operations of our European entities encompasses various chemical and physical activities. This implies that Brenntag is affected by REACH in all aspects covered by REACH roles:
- As an importer and manufacturer
- As a Downstream User through its Blending Business Service activities or when executing processes like de-bulking, re-filling or re-packing
- As a Distributor Brenntag is affected by REACH when it is executing basic activities like the purchase (within EEA), storage and sale of chemicals
Brenntag serves its business partners by executing its activities in a compliant and efficient way. To this end Brenntag dedicates regulatory experts and resources in every region of its European business segment. At the same time this team of experts ensures Brenntag’s compliance with REACH in all dimensions of its own business processes. By that Brenntag is enabled to tap on broad expertise and knowledge base with regards to similar processes of its business partners.