• 30 March 2022

    Environment Chemicals compliance

    Tax credit for the purchase of recovered materials

    In recent years, many industries have organised themselves to offer increasingly sustainable packaging solutions. The essential requirements for sustainable, quality packaging include: -limiting the weight...

  • 28 February 2022

    Environment Chemicals compliance


    DL 228/21 suspends the application of the packaging labelling requirements until 31 December 2022. Products without the labelling requirements and already placed on the market or labelled on 1 January...

  • 01 February 2022

    Chemicals compliance

    Regulation 2022/135 - use of Methyl-N-methylanthranilate in cosmetic products

    On 01/02/2022, Regulation EU 2022/135 amending Annex III of Regulation 1223/2009 on cosmetic products was published in the Official Journal. The reason for the update is the regulatory change of Methyl-N-methylanthranilate...

  • 18 January 2022

    Chemicals compliance

    REACH: New update of the Candidate List

    On January 17, 2022, the list of SVHC substances present was updated. Currently, the substances present in the Candidate list are 223. Added substances: Substance name ...

  • 23 December 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    Ministry of Health information note on plastic food contact materials containing bamboo "powder" or similar substances

    The Ministry of Health has published on its website three information notes in relation to plastic food contact materials and articles (MOCA) containing bamboo "powder" or similar substances. These products,...

  • 07 December 2021

    Chemicals compliance


    The Legislative Decree No 179 of 2 November 2021 has been published, containing the Sanctions Regulation for the infringement of the provisions of Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 on biocidal products. The...

  • 29 November 2021

    Chemicals compliance


    The Regulation (EU) 2021/2030 has been published which limits N, N-dimethylformamide (DMF), an aprotic solvent used in many industrial applications in the EU. The substance must not be placed on the market...

  • 16 November 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    SCCS Final Opinion on Methyl salicylate published

    SCCS has published Final Opinion SCCS/1622/21 on the use of Methyl salicylate (CAS: 119-36-8). Until now, the use of the ingredient, which is used as a denaturing, perfuming and soothing agent, was not...

  • 03 November 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    IV°Omnibus Act published

    REGULATION (EU) 2021/1902 of 29 October 2021 (4th Omnibus Act) amending and correcting Annex II and amending Annexes III, IV and VI of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on cosmetic products has been published. Among...

  • 11 October 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    Inception Impact Assessment for the revision of the Cosmetics Regulation

    On 4 October 2021, the European Commission launched the Inception Impact Assessment for the revision of the Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009, with the aim of identifying a new legislative proposal to address...

  • 20 September 2021

    Chemicals compliance


    In 2020, French law no. 2020-105 (Loi AGEC) was published with the aim of fighting against waste and promoting the circular economy. One of the main points is to encourage sustainable production, in particular...

  • 26 July 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    REACH: Annex XVII of the REACH Regulation updated

    The EU Regulation 2021/1199 has been published which modifies Annex XVII of the REACH Regulation with regard to PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons) present in the granules or in the mulch used for...

  • 08 July 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    REACH: Candidate list updated

    The Candidate List has been updated with 8 new substances. These include substances used in cosmetics, perfumed articles, rubber and textiles, and other substances used as solvents, flame retardants or...

  • 07 July 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    Cosmetics Regulation: new amendments

    On 6 July 2021, Regulation 2021/1099 was published in the Official Journal (L 238), making new amendments to Regulation 1223/2009 on cosmetic products. In particular, the update concerns the regulation...

  • 05 July 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    Highlights of the Enforcement Forum-38

    The Enforcement Forum decided to check the quality of safety data sheets in the EU-wide enforcement project in 2023. Safety data sheets are often lacking and of poor quality, so workers and professionals...

  • 14 June 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    REACH: Regulation 876/2021 establishes new rules to authorize the use of banned substances in the production of spare parts

    Regulation 876/2021 has been published which establishes new rules to authorize the use of prohibited substances in the repair of complex products. The substances present in Annex XIV of REACH can be used...

  • 28 May 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    III°Omnibus Act published

    REGULATION (EU) 2021/850 of 26 May 2021 (3rd Omnibus Act) amending and correcting Annex II and amending Annexes III, IV and VI to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on cosmetic products. This Regulation brings...

  • 24 May 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    Environmental labelling: latest updates

    In the last few days, some important updates have been published regarding the environmental labelling of packaging pursuant to Article 219, paragraph 5 of Legislative Decree 152/2006. First of all, the...

  • 18 May 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    Publication of the "Regulation on official controls" in the food sector

    Decree no. 27 of 2 February 2021 Legislative Decree No. 27 of 2 February 2021 has been published, adapting national legislation to the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2017/625 on activities and official...

  • 11 May 2021

    Chemicals compliance

    France: news on the obligation to remove the green dot

    On 15 March 2021, order N°450160, 450164 was published which requested that the obligation to remove the "Green Dot" does not apply to the French state until 1 January, 2022 This decision was taken because...