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Results from Public Consultation showed UK-REACH Registration Deadlines most likely to extended by three years

Dec-02-2022 Chemical notification/ registration UK-REACH

On 29 November 2022, the UK government published the results of a consultation process on extending the UK REACH deadlines. This consultation was conducted from 5 July to 1 September this year by the ...

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UK consults on potential restrictions for substances in tattoo inks and permanent make-up

Sep-23-2022 Cosmetic Products HSE UK-REACH

The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE), as the implementing agency for UK REACH, is currently consulting on different potential options for a UK REACH restriction on substances to be used in tattoo ...

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UK agencies release report on potential approaches to mixtures risk management under UK REACH

Aug-26-2022 EU REACH Mixture assessment Risk assessment UK-REACH

On August 17, 2022, the UK’s Environment and Health Security Agencies released a report reviewing potential approaches to the management of risks arising from unintentional mixtures. While this is i...

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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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