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  • 18 February 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: REACH restrictions from 2020

    REACH restrictions that apply from 2020: BPA: They cannot be placed on the market in thermal paper in a concentration equal to or greater than 0.02% by weight after January 2, 2020. D4, D5: Cannot...

  • 17 February 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: REF-6 results of the project report on the classification and labeling of mixtures

    ECHA in December 2019 published the results of the Forum Enforcement (REF-6) project regarding the classification and labeling of mixtures. The aim of the project was to verify compliance and increase...

  • 17 February 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Improve water quality

    ECHA together with EFSA has announced that it will be responsible for compiling and managing a positive list of materials that come into contact with drinking water. The goal is to improve drinking water...

  • 17 February 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Inspectors to check products sold online that contain harmful substances

    The eighth Forum reinforcement project (REF-8), focuses on the online sale of substances, mixtures and products, and has entered its operational phase and will last until 31 December 2020. The project...

  • 11 February 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    REACH: Regulation n. 2020/171 insertion of 11 substances in annex XIV REACH

    The latest update of Annex XIV of the REACH Regulation has been published. 11 substances have been added to the list of substances subject to authorization. These substances cannot be placed on the market,...

  • 03 February 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    CLP: 14 ° ATP Titanium dioxide

    By March 2020 the 14th ATP will be published which will include titanium dioxide as a category 2 carcinogen. During the scrutiny phase, some MPs tried to oppose the inclusion of titanium dioxide in the...

  • 21 January 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Substances in single-use baby nappies

    France is preparing a restriction dossier in Annex XV on disposable baby diapers containing: IPA formaldehyde dioxins furans PCB The dossier will be presented on 9 October 2020. ECHA asks...

  • 17 January 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    CBD IN COSMETIC PRODUCTS

    Nowadays, products based on Cannabis sativa represent a very popular trend in the most various fields, from food to pharmacology. As for the cosmetic sector, before their use was limited to just a few...

  • 10 January 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    CLP: Amendment to Annex VIII CLP

    Delegated Regulation 2020/11 has been published (amendment to Annex VIII of the CLP) The changes reported in this amendment are the following: the first notification deadline according to Annex VIII...

  • 18 December 2019

    Chemicals compliance

    CLP: Notifications CAV and UFI postponed deadline

    The first revision of Annex VIII of the CLP was adopted by the Commission on 29 October and publication in the OJ is scheduled for the end of December 2019. NEWS The postponement of the application date...

  • 17 December 2019

    Chemicals compliance

    PIC REGULATION: Annexes I and V of Regulation 649/2012 updated

    Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/1701 has been published which modifies the Annexes I and V of the PIC Regulation eliminating and inserting some substances subject to the obligations foreseen in case of...

  • 17 December 2019

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: map of the "chemical universe"

    ECHA has published the "chemical universe" map which implements the action plan published in June and which includes approximately 21,000 substances that have been registered. These substances are included...

  • 17 December 2019

    Chemicals compliance

    GHS: Gulf States will implement GHS

    Six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar) plan to adopt the GHS by mid-next year. A draft of the standard, published in October...

  • 16 December 2019

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: pilot project of the ECHA Forum on substances in articles

    The pilot project concerns the substances contained in articles. 15 Member States participated, 405 companies were inspected and 682 articles were checked. Inspection objects are consumer items such as...

  • 16 December 2019

    Chemicals compliance

    TOYS: Directive (EU) 2019/1922 on the safety of toys

    Directive (EU) 2019/1922 has been published which amends Annex II as regards aluminum. Annex II of the Toys Directive establishes "Particular safety requirements" and in particular part III relates to...

  • 16 December 2019

    Chemicals compliance

    TOYS: Directive (EU) 2019/1922 on the safety of toys

    The Directive (EU) 2019/1929 has been published which modifies the appendix C of the Annex II of the Toys Directive in the light of the available tests and the recommendations of the group of toys safety...

  • 05 December 2019

    Chemicals compliance

    COSMETIC REGULATION: PUBLISHED THE 2nd OMNIBUS ACT

    The Regulation (EU) 2019/1966 (or Omnibus Act 2019), which modifies Annexes II, III and V of Regulation 1223/2009, was published on the Official Journal of the European Union on November 28. The purpose...

  • 28 November 2019

    Chemicals compliance

    CLP: 11 ATP of Regulation 1272/2008 enters into force

    On 1 December 2019, Regulation (EU) no. 2018/669 known as ATP 11. This regulation is binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States, with no derogation periods. 11 ATP updates Annex...

  • 28 November 2019

    Chemicals compliance

    COSMETIC: Proposed restriction of Di-HEMA Trimethylhexyl Dicarbamate (Di-HEMA TMHDC), Urethane acrylates and HEMA

    Based on the high number of undesirable effects in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, a restriction will be applied to the following ingredients contained in nail products: Di-HEMA Trimethylhexyl Dicarbamate...

  • 26 November 2019

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Database Poison Center Notification ready for Member States

    The Poison Centers and the designated bodies will have the possibility to search for the notified mixtures, in the event of a health emergency, using the UFI code. Many states will accept the notification...