ECHA has recently published the “multiannual work programme / strategic plan for 2023-2026” which aims to provide an overview of the activities, objectives and human and financial resources allocated for delivering these projects in 2023 and an outlook until 2026.
Has your company registered the substance 2-furaldehyde (CAS 98-01-1) or 1,3,4,6,7,8-hexahydro-4,6,6,7,8,8-hexamethylindeno[5,6-c]pyran (CAS 1222-05-5)?
Does your product contain flame retardants? ECHA is taking important actions you need to be aware of.
The European Commission is planning to propose a REACH restriction on carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic (CMR) substances in childcare articles, in order to protect the safety and health of children.
11 May 2023: ADR Regulation on the Transport of Dangerous Goods
As of May 1, 2023, amended completeness checks, carried out in IUCLID as set out in Article 20(2) of REACH regulation, will be applied to both new and updated registrations.
Following the Board of Appeal (BoA) decision of June 29, 2021, that affects registration requirements for monomer and polymer importers and manufacturers, ECHA updated accordingly its monomer and polymer guidance.
The guidance “Analysis of alternatives to biocidal active substances for applicants and authorities: a recommended framework guidance”, released on January 2023, helps companies and authorities to analyse alternatives to biocidal active substances that meet the substitution criteria under the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR).
Companies have withdrawn their interest in getting p-[(diiodomethyl)sulphonyl]toluene approved as a preservative for products during storage, film preservatives, fibre, leather, rubber and polymerised materials preservatives and construction materials preservatives under the biocides Review Programme.
According to the decision of the European Commission, that has led to the application of an harmonized classification, Titanium dioxide in certain powder forms is now classified as a carcinogenic substance by inhalation (H351).