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April 8, 20223E Regulatory Research Team

On 14 March 2022 Germany's Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) reissued the technical rules for dangerous substances (TRGS) on national aspects when compiling safety data sheets (TRGS 220). This guidance document, which has not been updated since 2018, is based on the European Chemical Agency’s (ECHA) guidance...
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July 8, 2021Bernie Henn

On 8 July 2021, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) added 8 new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to the REACH Candidate List for Authorization. This brings the list to 219 SVHC substances. The new SVHC are used in consumer products such as cosmetics, scented articles, rubber and textiles. Others...
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January 17, 2020Bernie Henn

On 16 January 2020 the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) added four new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to the REACH Candidate List for Authorization. This brings the list to 205 SVHC substances. The four newly added substances are as follows: Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS) and its salts Equivalent level...
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December 17, 2019Scott Stephens

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published a list of over 21,500 REACH registered substances, divided into five general categories, or pools, according to the regulatory actions EU chemicals management authorities are currently taking, will take, or are considering taking for them. Verisk 3E Review As reported in 3E Monitor...
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November 19, 20193E Notify for Poison Centres Team

On 28 October 2019 the European Commission adopted proposed legislation to delay for one year the implementation of the Poison Centre Notification (PCN) requirements for mixtures placed on the market for consumer use under the CLP Regulation(1272/2008/EC). In addition, system-to-system service is now available in the ECHA Submission portal. This...
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October 9, 20193E Notify for Poison Centres Team

According to the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) 25 September 2019 newsletter , the Competent Authorities for REACH and CLP (CARACAL) have unanimously agreed to the European Commission’s proposed changes to Annex VIII to the Regulation on Classification, Labeling and Packaging (1272/2008/EC – CLP), including the postponement by one year of...
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July 24, 2019Bernie Henn

On 16 July 2019, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) added four new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to the REACH Candidate List for Authorization. This brings the list to 201 SVHC substances. The 4 new substances added are: 2-methoxyethyl acetate (CAS RN 110-49-6; EC No. 203-772-9) Reason for inclusion:...
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July 2, 20193E Monitor Team

The European Union has recast its regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP) to clarify confusion resulting from multiple amendments since its original framing in 2004. The new Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 on persistent organic pollutants was issued on 20 June 2019. Verisk 3E Analysis Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 replaces Regulation (EC) No...
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January 15, 2019Bernie Henn

On January 15, 2019, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) added six new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to the REACH Candidate List for Authorization. This brings the list to 197 SVHC substances. The 6 new substances added are: 2,2-bis(4'-hydroxyphenyl)-4-methylpentane (CAS RN 6807-17-6; EC No. 401-720-1). There are no active...

September 25, 2018Scott Stephens

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) committees have been busy in September making new recommendations for substance restrictions, authorizations and harmonized classification and labeling (CLH). Harmonized classification and labeling The Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) recently adopted 14 opinions for harmonized classification and labeling, including opinions on two fragrances, citral and...







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