5 Feb
REACH SVHC Candidate List: Newly Added Substances and Their Significance

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added five new hazardous chemicals in its 30th update of the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals) Candidate List, bringing the total to 240 SVHC entries. This underscores the importance of effectively […]

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19 Dec
Unlocking the Power of ECHA’s IUCLID Dataset with ComplianceXL

ECHA’s recent revelation of an expanded IUCLID dataset has ushered in a new era for pharmaceutical research, emphasizing a shift towards alternative testing methods. With 528 approved pharmaceuticals and a blend of animal and human trial data, this development aligns […]

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29 Nov
ECHA’s Appeal for Evidence on Specific Chromium (VI) Substances

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is actively engaged in the crucial task of monitoring and regulating hazardous chemicals in the European Union (EU). A recent call for evidence issued by ECHA focuses on specific chromium (VI) substances, widely used across […]

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17 Nov
ECHA Gears Up to Propose Restrictions on Specific Chromium VI Substances

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has received a directive from the European Commission to formulate a restriction proposal under the requirements of Annex XV of the REACH Regulation, targeting at least two Chromium (VI) substances. The proposal is expected to […]

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2 Oct
European Commission Takes Bold Steps to Combat Microplastics Pollution

On September 27, 2023, the European Commission made a noteworthy move to combat microplastic pollution. They introduced an amendment to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH) to restrict the intentional use of microplastics. This addition is part of Annex XVII under […]

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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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1 Aug
Identification and Impact of substances of high concern

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has amended the REACH Candidate List, a list of compounds of very high concern (SVHC), more than 25 times. The European Commission requests that EU member states or ECHA include substances on this list. The […]

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19 Jun
Reporting on Chemical Safety and REACH Compliance with IUCLID

The International Uniform Chemical Information Database (IUCLID) has recently updated its information requirements for registering chemicals in accordance with the REACH Regulation to ensure they comply with the regulation. As a result of the streamlined formats and absoluteness check rules […]

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9 Jun
ECHA adds two new substances to the REACH SVHC list

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has updated the Candidate List of substances of very high concern, which now includes 235 hazardous chemicals. The new chemicals have been added to the REACH SVHC Candidate List to ensure a high level of […]

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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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