ICRL – International Chemical Regulatory and Law Review - ICRL Logo e1702559331309
  • Publication frequency 1 to 4 times annually
  • approx. 40 pages
  • ISSN 2566-834X
  • eISSN 2566-8412
  • Language: English

ICRL – International Chemical Regulatory and Law Review

ICRL 1/2024 Out Now

Issue 1/2024 of the International Chemical Regulatory and Law Review is out now! This issue features articles on:

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About ICRL – International Chemical Regulatory and Law Review

Although it has been 10 years since the ground breaking EU REACH regulation came into force and fundamentally changed the way chemical substances are regulated, evaluated and authorised, this dynamic and ever changing policy area merits continuous scrutiny and analysis.

To provide a forum which will enable practitioners, regulators, policy makers and academics to discuss the most pressing issues in this field – in Europe and beyond – Lexxion has created the International Chemical Regulatory Law Review (ICRL).

Chemical law experts will report on key regulatory and legislative developments, not just in regard to EU REACH but also across the globe, and will analyse important processes that shape the interpretation and application of chemical regulation. Those relating to the international progress of chemicals registration, authorisation and restriction and the improvement of human health and environmental protection will be receive particular attention.

Aims & Scope

The quarterly journal addresses everyone who is concerned with EU REACH, chemical law and policy issues such as legal practitioners in national and international law firms offering their services to businesses in the EU and globally, government officials working in public administrations and other relevant policy-making and enforcement bodies, academics (in the field of law, biology, biochemists, chemists and pharmacists and other relevant research fields),  legal experts and judges in domestic, European and international courts as well as consultancies and business professionals.

ICRL reports on, inter alia:

  • Chemical law (regional, national, international);
  • Chemical regulation
  • The ECHA Board of Appeal
  • Commission decisions (ECHA opinions);
  • European and global Jurisprudence;
  • Regulation on crop protection;
  • Biocide law;
  • Transport law for hazardous materials;
  • Patents/Trademarks;
  • Licences;
  • Chemical registration

All articles will be subject to double blind peer-review before acceptance for publication and are required to conform to the author guidelines available.

ICRL's Target Audience

The quarterly journal addresses everyone who is concerned with chemical law and policy issues. Academics in the field of chemical law, biologists, biochemists, chemists and pharmacists may be particularly interested, while Government officials, as well as regulatory experts, working in public administrations and other relevant policy-making and enforcement bodies, will also find ICRL to be highly relevant to their work.

ICRL's Structure

ICRL will comprise of on in-depth lead articles as well as more concise reports on recent regulatory and legislative developments in the field.


Managing Editor

Dieter Drohmann, Chemservice, Worms, Germany

Editorial Board

Michael Cleuvers, Dr. Knoell Consult, Mannheim, Germany
E. Donald Elliott, Yale Law School, New Haven, USA
Ahmet Ecmel Yorganci, REACH Global Services, Brussels, Belgium
Andrew Fasey, Mayer Brown, Brussels, Belgium
Kristian Fischer, SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz, Mannheim, Germany
Lawrie McLaren, BCW Global, Brussels, Belgium
Jean-Philipp Montfort, Mayer Brown, Brussels, Belgium
Eléonore Mullier, Steptoe & Johnson, Brussels, Belgium
Michael Raupach, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Tade Spranger, Center for Life Sciences & Law, University Bonn; Rittershaus, Mannheim, Germany
Tobias Schulz, Berlin, Germany
Volker Soballa, Evonik Industries, Essen, Germany
Gooh Choo Ta, National University of Malaysia


Country Correspondents

South Korea Jae-Seong Choi, Chemservice Asia
China Yue Huang, Guangzhou University
North America Lynn L. Bergeson,  Bergeson & Campbell PC

Executive Editor

Olive Casey, Lexxion Publisher, Berlin, Germany

Indexed & Abstracted

Advertising & Partnerships

All advertisement prices are valid from January 2024. Please provide the advert in a PDF/X-1a format +3 mm bleed (without crop marks).

Print run: 500

Format: 207 mm width x 277 mm depth; adhesive binding

Schedule 2024

Issue Date of Publication Advertising Deadline
ICRL 1/2024 19.02.2024 01.04.2024
ICRL 2/2024 20.08.2024 01.10.2024
ICRL 3/2024
ICRL 4/2024

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