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DEFRA consults on the extension of transitional registration deadlines under UK REACH

Jul-19-2022 Registration UK-REACH

The UK Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has begun consultation on the extension of UK REACH registration deadlines. UK REACH established a transitional system whereby substa...

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UK REACH Work Programme

Jul-12-2022 HSE Technical Dossier UK-REACH Risk management

In June, the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published Work Programme 2022/23 detailing the UK REACH activities carried out in the last calendar year and the activities HSE will carry out for...

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Great Britain CLP likely to diverge from the EU

Jul-05-2022 CLP HSE UK-REACH

Published by Britain’s Health and Safety Executive, the first opinion on mandatory classifications under GB CLP aligns with the previous technical report in all 23 cases even if it hints at divergen...

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The UK implements a ban on chemicals in cosmetics and toys

Jun-20-2022 Children's products CMRs Cosmetic Products Restricted use

On June 14, 2022, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State implemented Statutory Instruments (SIs) which impose the ban on some chemicals in cosmetics and toys. This is in accordance with the EU deci...

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UK REACH and CLP Laws in Consolidated Texts

Jun-03-2022 Brexit CLP Chemical Framework

Consolidated versions of UK REACH and Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) legislation were published, including the incorporation of amendments made to EU regulations covering post-Brexit na...

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New Guidance for Data Sharing in UK REACH

Apr-05-2022 UK REACH Chemical industry Regulatory update UK-REACH

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), UK in March 2022 published guidance for data and information sharing of the same chemical substance. This guidance will help companies a...

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UK authorities to assess 4 groups of substances for potential inclusion in the candidate list

Feb-04-2022 UK REACH SVHCs UK

When UK REACH entered into force, all substances included in the EU REACH candidate list were ipso facto (by the fact itself) transferred into the new UK REACH candidate list. As to the substances ...

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