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The European Commission launched a public consultation on the revision of the Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) on 20 Jan. 2022. The planned REACH revision is one of the actions announced in the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. The consultation will run until mid-April 2022.
17 Jan. 2022, ECHA has added 4 substances into the Candidate List of SVHCs. The Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) now contains 223 substances that may have serious effects on people or the environment.
European Chemicals Agency released a public consultation concerning the harmonized classification and labeling of 5 substances. Comments on general issues, for example on substance identification, physicochemical properties and data sources or on any unclarities in the text of the CLH dossier can be submitted. Comments on hazard classes of the substance can also be given, yet they must relate to hazard classes that are open for commenting during the public consultation in question, such as classification itself, the information considered in the proposal, the justification of the conclusions, or comments supporting the proposed classification
European Chemicals Agency released a public consultation concerning the harmonized classification and labeling of 6 substances. Comments on general issues, for example on substance identification, physicochemical properties and data sources or on any unclarities in the text of the CLH dossier can be submitted. Comments on hazard classes of the substance can also be given, yet they must relate to hazard classes that are open for commenting during the public consultation in question, such as classification itself, the information considered in the proposal, the justification of the conclusions, or comments supporting the proposed classification
Since 1 Jan. 2021, EU enterprises that directly buy mixtures from Britain (Northern Ireland excepted) must complete poison center notifications under the CLP as Britain has left EU. The roles of related enterprises may also change for this reason. To help related enterprises better adapt to their roles, CIRS have collected some frequently asked questions for your reference
Up to 14 Sep. 2021, around 6000 companies across the European Union have successfully complied with their new duty to notify ECHA about products containing substances of very high concern, SVHCs. The SCIP database now displays more than four million article notifications. Consumers or enterprises can now access to the data by article name or brand, product category, type of material or the chemical name. Background The SCIP Database is EU’s first public database of substan
3 Sep. 2021, ECHA has released a proposal for eight chemical substances to be identified as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). Member States or ECHA, on request of the European Commission, may propose a substance to be identified as an SVHC by preparing a dossier in accordance with the requirements set out in Annex XV to REACH. All interested parties are invited to submit comments on such reports during the consultation. The proposal is now under public consultation and
Introduction: REACH, the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals, is a European Union regulation covering not just industrial chemicals, but also articles and consume products, requiring companies to report on chemicals used throughout the supply chain. As a result of Brexit finally being executed, a UK version of REACH has come into effective since Jan 1st, 2021 in UK and has become a new challenge to product stewardship, immediately radiating i
European Chemicals Agency released a public consultation concerning the harmonized classification and labeling of 8 substances. Comments on general issues, for example on substance identification, physicochemical properties and data sources or on any unclarities in the text of the CLH dossier can be submitted. Comments on hazard classes of the substance can also be given, yet they must relate to hazard classes that are open for commenting during the public consultation in qu
Latest Updates of EU & UK CLP 1. Is CAS No. mandatory to state in label? In relation to the EU CLP the CAS Number is not required to appear on the EU CLP label however, it is helpful to the user to include it when possible. 2. Are GB CLP notifications required now (or can we await guidance)? For any substance that completed an EU C&L Notification and was included in the database of Notifications on or before the 31st of December 2020, they were directly imported into