25 June 2020
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 2021, companies will also have to notify products containing SVHC to ECHA's next SCIP database about the problematic substances contained in articles and products. The database aims to ensure transparent information on articles containing hazardous chemicals throughout the life cycle.
The aim is to gradually eliminate these substances and ensure their safe use and be transparent to consumers who have the right to know where these chemicals are used. Replacing them with safer alternatives can foster innovation and create a more sustainable circular economy.
The substances added to the list are:
For more information visit the ECHA website.
23 September 2020
Regulation (EU) N ° 2020/1149 has been published which amends Annex XVII of Regulation (EC) N ° 1907/2006 (REACH). The update concerns a ban on placing on the market for diisocyanates unless certain...
20 August 2020
Greece has proposed a new harmonized classification for ethanol CAS 64-17-5. The proposed classification is as follows: Flam. Liq. 2, H225 Eye Irrit. 2, H319 Repr. 2, H361d Lact., H362 STOT SE 3, H336...