11 Jun
ECHA adds a new substance to REACH SVHC

On 10th June, 2022, The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added one more substance to its list of SVHC candidates, which was updated from 223 to 224. The newly added substance to candidate list is N-(hydroxymethyl)acrylamide (CAS-924-42-5) which is mainly […]

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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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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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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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8 Feb
UK REACH – Preparation of RMOAs

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) opened a call for evidence on 4 substances and substance groups. These 4 substances have recently been identified as SVHCs by the EU. HSE and Environment Agency, is preparing Risk Management Option Analysis (RMOAs) for […]

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18 Jan
All you need to know about REACH SVHC update 2022

On January 17, 2022, ECHA added four more substances to its list of SVHC candidates, which was updated from 219 to 223. The chemicals contain hormone-disrupting properties, interfere negatively with reproductive health, are bioaccumulative, toxic, persistent, and biodegradable, which makes […]

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18 Nov
REACH Requirements and Chemical Recycling

“Chemical Recycling of Polymeric Waste in the Circular Economy” was a report published by ECHA to examine the current state of chemical recycling from plastic, rubber, and other polymeric waste materials. In its report, the commission outlines recommendations and conclusions […]

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8 Oct
HSE published a list of Substances grandfathered under UK REACH

The UK REACH Regulation for safety of chemicals includes an article 127B(4)(a) in which a list of names of substances with their CAS/EC numbers is compiled based on notifications. Article 127B(4)(a) of UK REACH requires registrants of former EU REACH […]

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