19 Apr
Compliance Alert: EU Member States to evaluate 27 substances in 2022-2024

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has listed 27 substances for evaluation by EU Member States under Community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for 2022-2024 under EU REACH. A total of four substances will be evaluated in 2022, while 23 substances will be […]

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8 Apr
Group assessment of bisphenols identifies need for restriction

A total of 148 bisphenols were assessed by ECHA and member states on 6th April 2022, and more than 30 of them were recommended for restriction. Because of their potential hormonal or reprotoxic effects. Bisphenols are known endocrine disruptors, both […]

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4 Apr
ECHA amends Directive (EU) 2022/431 to include three substances under the CMD

On 16 March 2022, the EU Commission published Directive (EU) 2022/431. An announcement is made to amend Directive 2004/37/EC concerning the protection of workers against the risks associated with carcinogens and mutagens at the workplace. The Directive (EU) 2022/431 has […]

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22 Mar
Consultations Launched for Applications for Authorization

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is seeking comments on 13 applications covering 17 uses of the following: chromium trioxide (EC 215-607-8, CAS 1333-82-0): It is used to functional chrome plate, anodize aluminum spars or electroplate shock absorber rods, coat substrates […]

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17 Mar
ECHA Postpones Submission Data for Bisphenol a Restriction Report

According to ECHA, the submission of the 4,4′-isopropylidenediphenol (bisphenol A, BPA) (EC 201-245-8,CAS 80-05-7) restriction report by Germany has been postponed until 7 October 2022. European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is seeking comments on the substance and examples of its uses: […]

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9 Mar
Compliance Alert! RMI will Phase Out the CRT and MRT

In a recent announcement, the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) announced their intention to phase out the Cobalt Reporting Template (CRT) and Mica Reporting Template (MRT) by the end of March 2022. As an alternative to using the respective templates for […]

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1 Mar
Consultations on Harmonized Classification and Labelling

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is seeking comments on proposed harmonized classifications and labeling for: tert-butyl 2-ethylperoxyhexanoate (EC 221-110-7, CAS 3006-82-4): This substance may damage fertility or affect the unborn child, damage aquatic life, may cause a fire if heated, […]

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21 Feb
REACH and RoHS: New Implications for Electronics Manufacturers

The Oeko-Institut (Institute for Applied Ecology) has issued an amended version for the report of RoHS Pack 22. Please visit https://rohs.exemptions.oeko.info/news for more details. According to a recent press announcement made by EC, the next stage of REACH: “The European […]

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18 Feb
ECHA submits proposal to restrict Creosote

The intentions and Annex XV restriction proposals received by ECHA is listed under the registry of restriction intentions. A restriction proposal might be prepared by a Member State or by ECHA at the request of the Commission or on its […]

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16 Feb
Did you know, EPA to List New Hazardous Air Pollutant?

In 30 years, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added a new chemical to the list of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs). HAPs list was created in 1990. The chemical, 1 bromopropane (1-BP), is the newly added one. It is used […]

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