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  • 09 April 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    RUSSIA: those who export to Russia are advised to notify the Russian inventory of existing substances by 1 May 2020

    The EAEU (the Eurasian Economic Union) is the economic union of the following states: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Russia. The EAUE has defined a series of "Technical Regulations" (TR)...

  • 08 April 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Completeness check of chemical safety reports postponed to October 2020

    ECHA will also include the CSR in the completeness check during the registration process. This allows ECHA to better fulfill its obligation to ensure that all the required elements are included in the...

  • 06 April 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Application of Article 95 - ECHA has accelerated the evaluation of applications

    According to the BPR, a biocidal product cannot be made available on the market unless the supplier of the substance or the supplier of the product is included in the list of suppliers according to Article...

  • 01 April 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Updates to registration dossiers not taken into account during the substance evaluation decision-making process

    From 14 April 2020, once ECHA has sent a draft substance evaluation decision to registrants, registrants must send their comments via the draft decision. ECHA and Member States will not take into account...

  • 30 March 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Adopted the updated Community CORAP rolling action plan for the years 2020-2022

    ECHA has adopted the updated Community-wide Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP) for substance evaluation, with 74 substances to be evaluated in the 2020-2022 period. 17 Member States will evaluate these substances...

  • 27 March 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: SEAC and RAC opinions on different substances

    The SEAC (socio-economic analysis committee) has decided to: limit the placing on the market of D4, D5 and D6 as components of other substances or in mixtures in a concentration equal to or greater...

  • 25 March 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    Postponement to 31 May 2020 for the annual declaration of "Export and import of dangerous chemicals"

    On March 31 of each year the deadline for the exporter to communicate to DNA (National Designated Authority) according to the PIC Regulation, the quantities of substances (as such, in mixtures and / or...

  • 16 March 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    COSMETIC: Corrections to CMR Omnibus II (Reg 2019/1966)

    The amendment to Regulation 1966/2019 (CMR Omnibus II) has been published. The purpose of this correction is to regulate deliveries of use for salicylic acid Salicylic acid CAS 69-72-7 cannot be used: in...

  • 16 March 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    SECOND CORRIGENDA TO THE CMR OMNIBUS II

    A second Corrigenda to the CMR Omnibus II (Reg. 2019/1966) has been published by the Official Journal, that modifies and corrects Annexes II, III and V of Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009. che modifica e...

  • 11 March 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: New substances proposed as SVHC and candidates for authorization: open public consultations

    Until April 17, it will be possible to participate in the public consultation on the possibility of classifying 5 substances as SVHC. 1-vinylimidazole (EC: 214-012-0; CAS: 1072-63-5) Registration includes...

  • 09 March 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    CLP: Corrigendum 14°ATP

    The European Commission has published a Corrigendum correcting the text reported in the 14th ATP. The date of application of this Regulation is 1 October 2021. The changes related to the item "pitch, coal...

  • 09 March 2020

    Chemicals compliance Occupational Health

    ECHA: Exposure Limit Values

    On the ECHA website, two calls have been opened to make observations and present evidence to collect scientific information on the uses, exposure, health effects, toxicology, epidemiology and mode of action...

  • 28 February 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    CLP: Proposals for harmonized classification for 8 substances

    Public consultations on 8 substances on which a harmonized classification is proposed. Uses include: catalysts, intermediates, products for the production of paper, fabric and leather, lubricants and working...

  • 24 February 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    CLP: 14th ATP (Adaptation to Technical and Scientific Progress)

    The 14th ATP (DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2020/217) has been published, which modifies Annex VI of the CLP Regulation, including a list of substances with harmonized classification and labeling. The Regulations...

  • 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...