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ECHA Adds Eight Hazardous Chemicals to the SVHC Candidate List

Jul-12-2021 ECHA SVHC hazardous chemicals

On July 9th, ECAH added eight chemicals to the Candidate List of SVHC, expanding the list from 211 to 219 entries. These newly added substances are used in consumer products such as cosmetics, sce...

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Are you aware of the new EU Single-use plastic directive?

Jun-30-2021 single-use plastics directive EU REACH plastics

As convenient as single-use plastic seems to be, the challenges and adverse effects far outweigh its benefits. One of such is that 80 to 85% of marine ...

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Regulatory action will be taken on Nearly 300 chemicals identified by ECHA

May-25-2021 risk management alternatives assessment & substitution

Last year, ECHA continued addressing groups of structurally similar substances instead of assessing each chemical individually. This group approach boosted the total number of chemicals assessed i...

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EU-REACH: Declare your company size correctly

May-15-2021 EU REACH chemical notification/registration annual declaration

Companies are recommended to register substances under EU REACH with an appropriate declaration of company size together with supporting documents in REACH-IT system. Qualification of micro, sm...

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Seven substances have been proposed for authorisation by ECHA

Apr-14-2021 ECHA chemical authorisation SVHC

On April 14, 2021, ECHA recommends for the European Commission to add seven substances to the Authorisation List (Annex XIV of REACH). Once on the list, companies will need to apply for authorisat...

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Biocides Committee proposes not to approve four silver-containing active substances

Mar-31-2021 Biocides permitted or restricted actives EU REACH

  Biocidal Products Committee(BPC) is a committee of ECHA which forms opinions on the BPR process and each member state appoints one member fo...

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ECHA supporting Montenegro and Serbia to prepare for EU chemicals laws

Mar-31-2021 ECHA public policy EU chemicals strategy

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), on behalf of the European Commission (EC), is running its fifth project under the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA). These projects are targeted a...

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