The products from Merck have to meet national and international laws for the respective intended purpose – worldwide. Due to our international organizational structure, we are in a position to integrate and implement changes at an early stage in the legislative project. This is ensured thanks to the close cooperation of our employees with national and international authorities, chemical associations (VCI, CEFIC) and cooperation in scientific working groups.
In the pharmaceutical and food areas, different national standards are being replaced more and more by international, harmonized laws and regulations that play a role in the increasing globalization of the markets. It is a complex task to keep an overview of the constant changes and adjustments in standards - and this on an international basis.
The employees of Merck are represented in numerous national and international associations and working groups, in order to ensure observance and implementation of current legislation. This allows us to ensure that our raw materials and products meet ever-changing requirements. To support our customers, our standard policy is to give an overview of the registration status of our raw materials.