The “Safer Chemical Conference 2021” was held online on 6 October, by ECHA. More than 2.000 people from all over the world attended the conference.
Ecolabel is a quality brand that is reliable and verified by a third party. The new criteria promote the reduction of the environmental impact of products on water, soil, and biodiversity, contributing to a clean and circular economy and a toxic-free environment.
ECHA published an advice on using the OECD Guideline focusing on how to reliably combine different data from non-animal studies to assess skin sensitization of chemicals.
The Ministry of Health and the Agency of Excise Duties, Customs and Monopolies (ADM) have announced, by press release, that, from last 4 October, and for a period of 24 months, border control activities will be reinforced concerning the compliance of chemical products with the REACH and CLP Regulations.
The Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) concluded that d-allethrin should not be approved in insecticides and also adopted some Union authorization opinions.
HSE published, on its website, an update that may concern companies that didn’t submit a DUIN before the established deadline.
After the implementation of the UK REACH, GB-based companies were allowed to carry across their EU REACH registrations directly into UK REACH. This is known as ‘grandfathering’ the registration.
The Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/217 (14th Adaptation to Technical and Scientific Progress, (ATP)), amending Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (CLP), introduced a new classification for certain mixtures containing titanium dioxide. From October 1st 2021 companies must adapt to this obligation.
The 2nd of August 2021 the EU Commission has published the decision of non-approval of several combination active substance-PTs.
From January 2021 companies have to notify to ECHA all articles, placed on the EU market, containing more than 0.1 % weight by weight of SVHCs