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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21 Jul
EU project aimed at enforcing chemical regulations will focus on online products

The ECHA Enforcement Forum agreed to launch a project throughout the EU to verify that online products comply with REACH restrictions and the Classification, Labelling, and Packaging (CLP) Regulation’s requirements. The BPRS subgroup agreed to start a project on biocidal […]

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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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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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24 Jan
K-REACH considers adding 10 new Candidates to the substance list

The Ministry of Environment designated chemical substances with risk concern as substances subject to authorization. It introduced the system for designation and management of substances subject to authorization in 2015. Any person who wants to manufacture, import or use the […]

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14 Sep
Turkey REACH and its Implications

Turkey REACH law is like EU REACH and requires the companies to pre-register (by 31 Dec 2020) and register (31 Dec 2023) substances (on their own, in mixtures or in articles) manufactured in Turkey or imported into Turkey with volumes […]

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7 Sep
ECHA publishes SCIP data

ECHA has released the first public database of SCIP, which contains the results of testing on substances of very high concern. The SCIP database is a comprehensive and systematic compilation of chemical information on substances including potential adverse effects. This […]

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18 Aug
All you need to know about PFCAs restricted by EU under Annex 17

PFCAs (perfluorocarboxylic acids), a subset of PFAs (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) has been restricted by European commission – under Annex XVII of REACH Regulation. This new regulation replaces the entry 68 of Annex 17 to REACH on PFOA. PFOA related […]

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