1. The Amendments of Act for Protection against Aircraft Noise entered into force on 7 June 2007.

  2. The REACH Regulation entered into force on 1st June 2007 to streamline and improve the former legislative framework for chemicals of the European Union (EU).

  3. The new German Washing & Cleaning Agnets Act entered into force on 5 May 2007. The new law aligns the regulations in force in Germany up to now with the guidelines of the EU Detergents Regulation (EC/648/2004) in effect since 8 October 2005.