22 Aug
ECHA Implements New Measures to Enhance Battery Safety

Helsinki, 17 August 2023 – As part of the modernization of the EU’s battery regulatory framework, ECHA has received new projects to assist the European Commission in its operations. As part of this project, the Office will help improve a […]

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5 Apr
ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) adds 8 more substances for REACH Authorisation – 11th Recommendation kicks in.

To ensure proper control of risks for human health and the environment ECHA recommends that the European Commission adds eight substances to the REACH Authorisation List including Lead. Use of Lead in batteries, ammunition, cables, vehicles, machinery, electronics, radiation shielding, […]

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17 Mar
ECHA regulations – EU-wide restrictions on brominated flame retardants (BFRs)

ECHA has identified a few flame retardants, mainly aromatic brominated flame retardants as candidates for an EU-wide restriction. Restriction would hopefully minimise the exposure of people and the environment to these substances which are considered to be persistent, potentially bioaccumulative […]

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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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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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