Industry News


REACHREACH: Restrictions - May 2023 Update

Several consultations are open on planned REACH restrictions.

REACHREACH: Per-and polyfluoroalkyl PFAS - April 2023 Update

A REACH restriction dossier for PFAS was submitted to European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and published in February.

REACHREACH: 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.

REACHSubstances of Very High Concern (SVHC): April update

New proposals to identify new substances of very high concern have been published.

REACHREACH revision proposal postponed

The Commission has recently confirmed that the proposal will be published in Q4 2023 at the latest.

REACHREACH: Per-and polyfluoroalkyl PFA

A group of 119 NGOs have committed to a newly created Manifesto with the aim to ban PFAS.

REACHREACH: Appeal against ECJ judgment on titanium dioxide

The classification will remain in effect until the end of this process.

REACHRecommendations to improve REACH registrations updated

The updated recommendations will help companies to comply with REACH requirements and ensure the safe use of chemicals.

REACHREACH: Applications for authorisation - current consultations on Chromium Trioxide

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

REACHReport on REACH Authorisation

A new report illustrates that those volumes of chemicals subject to authorisation had dropped by 45% in a decade.

REACHREACH: Nine hazardous chemicals added to Candidate List

One of those substances is melamine.

REACHREACH: 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.

REACHREACH revision proposal postponed

The REACH revision proposal will be published in Q4 2023, instead of Q4 2022.

REACHREACH: 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.

REACHREACH: Update of the REACH annexes

The European Commission has revised certain information requirements for registering chemicals under REACH.

REACHREACH: Restriction on PFAs

New timeline on restriction on PFAs published.

REACHREACH: Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) June 2022 Update

New intention to identify a substance of very high concern has been received.

REACHREACH: Restriction Roadmap

The Commission has published a Restrictions Roadmap to provide detailed information on all ongoing work on future restrictions under the EU chemical legislation.

REACHPosition on the upcoming revision of the REACH Regulation

Key messages of our lobbying partner Orgalim on the public consultation about the targeted revision of the REACH Regulation.

REACHFive substances added to REACH Authorisation List

The Authorisation List now contains 59 entries.