• 09 July 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    REACH: DEHP, DBP, DIBP and BBP phthalates are limited in articles from 7 July 2020

    DEHP, DBP, DIBP and BBP phthalates are limited in articles as of July 7, 2020. Conditions of restrictions: 1-They cannot be used as substances or in mixtures, individually or in any combination of phthalates...

  • 01 July 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Combinations of biocidal active ingredients

    The ECHA Biocides Committee (BPC) recommends the following combinations of active substances: Carbon dioxide generated from propane, butane or a mixture of both by combustion. Product type 19 (repellents...

  • 29 June 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    REACH: Regulation (EU) 2020/878 introduces some news on the compilation of the SDS

    Regulation (EU) 2020/878 has been published which amends annex II of regulation (EC) no. 1907/2006 (REACH) relating to the compilation of the SDSs that are provided for a substance or mixture. The new...

  • 25 June 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Updating the candidate list

    Three substances have been added to the candidate list two because of their reproductive toxicity and one because it is an endocrine disruptor. and the SVHC list contains 209 substances. Starting in January...

  • 23 June 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Resorcinol is not identified as SVHC

    The ECHA Member State Committee has not accepted to identify resorcinol as an SVHC substance due to its endocrine disrupting properties. The Member State Committee has not unanimously supported France's...

  • 16 June 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    POP Regulation: Annex I modified to insert PFOA

    On 15 June 2020 an amendment was published to the regulation governing the so-called POP (Persistent Organic Pollutants) to insert PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid), its salts and the compounds related to...

  • 03 June 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Limitation of silicon-based substances in consumer and professional products

    The consolidated opinion of the risk assessment and socio-economic analysis committees in support of ECHA's proposal to limit the use of cyclosiloxanes D4, D5 and D6 is now available. The proposal aims...

  • 20 April 2020

    Chemicals compliance

    ECHA: Regulation 2020/507 modifies the percentage of registration dossiers for verification of compliance

    Article 41 of the REACH Regulation requires ECHA to select a percentage of registration dossiers to check whether the information submitted by registrants complies with the legal requirements. With the...

  • 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


    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...