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REACHREACH: Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) - January 2024 update

New intentions to identify substances of very high concern
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REACHNegotiation mandate adopted to completely phase out mercury in the EU

The proposal addresses the residual remaining uses of mercury in products in the EU, with a view to establishing a mercury-free Europe.
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REACHREACH & Rohs review

Chemicals are significantly absent from the Commission’s Work Programme.
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REACHREACH: PFAS Restriction proposal - December 2023 Update

The first draft opinion on PFAS Restriction is scheduled for Q1 2024.
Read more … REACH: PFAS Restriction proposal - December 2023 Update

REACHREACH: Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) -November 2023 update

New intentions to identify substances of very high concern
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REACHREACH: Microplastics Restriction proposal entered into force

The REACH restriction on intentionally added microplastics in products enters into force on 17 October 2023.
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REACH: Restrictions - May 2023 Update

Several consultations are open on planned REACH restrictions.
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REACH: Per-and polyfluoroalkyl PFAS - April 2023 Update

A REACH restriction dossier for PFAS was submitted to European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and published in February.
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REACH: Discussion on inclusion of lead

ECHA’s Member State Committee (MSC) discussed the inclusion of lead and adopted its opinion on the 11th recommendation by consensus including Pb.
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Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC): April update

New proposals to identify new substances of very high concern have been published.
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REACH revision proposal postponed

The Commission has recently confirmed that the proposal will be published in Q4 2023 at the latest.
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REACH: Per-and polyfluoroalkyl PFA

A group of 119 NGOs have committed to a newly created Manifesto with the aim to ban PFAS.
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REACH: Appeal against ECJ judgment on titanium dioxide

The classification will remain in effect until the end of this process.
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Recommendations to improve REACH registrations updated

The updated recommendations will help companies to comply with REACH requirements and ensure the safe use of chemicals.
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REACH: Applications for authorisation - current consultations on Chromium Trioxide

ECHA is looking for comments on several applications for authorisation covering 18 uses of chromium trioxide.
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Report on REACH Authorisation

A new report illustrates that those volumes of chemicals subject to authorisation had dropped by 45% in a decade.
Read more … Report on REACH Authorisation

REACH: Nine hazardous chemicals added to Candidate List

One of those substances is melamine.
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REACH: Nine proposals to identify new substances of very high concern

Nine new substances of very high concern were proposed in REACH regulation. One of them is Melamine, among others.
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REACH revision proposal postponed

The REACH revision proposal will be published in Q4 2023, instead of Q4 2022.
Read more … REACH revision proposal postponed

REACH: One hazardous chemical added to the Candidate List

N-(hydroxymethyl)acrylamide has been added to the Candidate List. It is mostly used in polymers and when manufacturing other chemicals, textiles, leather or fur.
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