18 Nov
Compliance Alert! EU-wide REACH enforcement project by ECHA

The pilot audit on imported products to EU has resulted in 23% non-compliance with the requirements set out by EU law. On 16, November 2022, the enforcement forum and Biocidal Products Regulation Subgroup (BPRS) authorities responsible for enforcing EU chemical […]

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21 Oct
ECHA Received New Restriction Proposals

ECHA has received two restriction reports for 2 substances from German and French authority. 4,4′-isopropylidenediphenol (bisphenol A) and other bisphenols and bisphenol derivatives, and creosote or related substances German Authority prepares restriction report for 4,4′-isopropylidenediphenol (bisphenol A) and other bisphenols […]

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5 Sep
ECHA proposes to add 9 new chemicals as SVHC

Change is in the air again with ECHA proposing to add nine more substances to SVHC, if approved the number of SVHC will increase from 224 to 233. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) launched the public consultation for the 28th […]

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21 Jul
ECHA recommends restriction of Bisphenols

Bisphenols are chemical compounds used for Manufacturing various plastics. They have been widely used in several consumer and industrial goods since more than six decades. Bisphenol A or BPA is the main member of this family and are commonly used […]

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8 Jul
All you need to know about the use of PFAS in the EU Region

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are categories of synthetic chemicals with varied applications in different industries. These are basically carbon-fluorine bond chemicals and considered to be the strongest bonds. They are used in applications such as food processing, electronics, aviation, […]

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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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