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Registry of Intentions updated: CLH NEW
REACHSPOT 1 Day, 4 Minutes ago
The aim of the public Registry of Intentions (RoI) is to make interested parties aware of the substances for which a CLH, SVHC or restriction dossier is intended to be submitted. This gives interested parties time to prepare for commenting later in t...
ECHA adds 4 new chemicals to Candidate List NEW
REACHSPOT 1 Month, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has just added four new substances to the REACH regulation Candidate List for authorization.The new substances added to the Candidate List are:1) Cadmium chloride2) 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dihexyl ester, bra...
Animal testing on decline, says ECHA NEW
REACHSPOT 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
According to ECHA's tri-annual report about the use of alternatives to animal testing, registrants have widely used alternative methods to generate information required by REACH to ensure the safe use of chemicals. That is, registrants are using meth...
New ECHA guidance on biocides NEW
REACHSPOT 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Today the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced publication of three (3) Transitional Guidance documents for the updated Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR):Efficacy Assessment for Product Type 21 Antifouling ProductsEfficacy Assessment for Prese...
9th Stakeholders Day recap, videos and presentations NEW
REACHSPOT 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
The Ninth Stakeholders' Day took place on May 21st 2014 in Helsinki.ECHA Stakeholders Day (last year)The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) welcomed over 200 participants from nearly 40 countries for the ninth Stakeholder's Day on May 21, and a further...
Two new SVHC intentions from Sweden under REACH NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Months, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 1 Minute ago
The European Chemicals Agency Registry of Intentions has been updated with two new SVHCs intended by Sweden.Image courtesy ECHATwo new SVHC intentions are: cadmium sulphate (EC 233-331-6) (CAS # 10124-36-4)cadmium fluoride (EC 232-222-0)&nb...
Croatia's upcoming REACH deadline NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Months, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Croatia is the new Italy? Well, maybe not quite yet, but it certainly is a booming nation. Not only is Croatia mind-bogglingly beautiful, it's understood to be a great place to live and to start a business. Bear in mind that Croatia officially joined...
Substituting safer chemicals NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Substituting safer chemicals for dangerous ones does not start and end with SVHCs (Substances of Very High Concern). In Europe there is a bigger picture, a whole regulatory eco-system that includes three key pieces:REACH regulationCLP legislation and...
REACH-IT down, ECHA closed NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
REACH systems will be down:REACH-IT and R4BP 3 will be closed from Wednesday April 30th at 9PM through 10:00AM on Friday May 2nd. ECHA will be closed for public holiday (May Day) on May 1st.All times EET, or Eastern European Time. Right now that's 7...
How to: REACH authorisation for aviation industry NEW
REACHSPOT 3 Months, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
A new, joint ECHA and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) publication covers primary aspects of the REACH authorisation process:Definition of the uses to apply forNeed for extensive supply chain communicationAnalysis of alternativesSocio-economic...
Chemical identity overhaul NEW
REACHSPOT 3 Months, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Unambiguous substance identification is a pre-requisite to most of the REACH processes. Actors in the supply chain must have sufficient information on the identity of their substance.Who am I?Recently, ECHA has initiated a program designed to update...
New chemical intentions and submissions NEW
REACHSPOT 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has announced new intentions and submissions of chemicals. Newly announced are:SVHC: four new SVHC submitted intentionsCLH: two new intentions and five new submissionsRestriction: one new restriction from Germany-...
ECHA's annual evaluation NEW
REACHSPOT 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 34 Minutes ago
ECHA's annual evaluation report 2013 gives recommendations to all REACH registrants on how to improve the quality of their dossiers.The agency points out that in 2013 they forwarded 32 non-compliant cases to national enforcement authorities for their...
5 new REACH SVHCs for authorization NEW
REACHSPOT 5 Months, 1 Week, 18 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
ECHA has recommended a new batch of substances for authorization to the European Commission.The recommended substances are:N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF) diazene-1,2-dicarboxamide (C,C'-azodi(formamide)) (ADCA)Aluminosilicate Refractory Ceramic Fib...
7 new substances on REACH Candidate List NEW
REACHSPOT 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
On Dec. 16th, 2013 ECHA added seven new substances to the the REACH regulation Candidate List. This is not hugely surprising, but a December addition always catches people off-guard. It's right in the middle of "the" primary Western Hemisphere holida...
What are Future SVHCs Under REACH Regulation? NEW
REACHSPOT 7 Months, 4 Days, 2 Minutes ago
Now business folks can monitor progress on the implementation of the SVHC Roadmap. This is a helpful tool.A designated section on ECHA's website provides regularly updated information on how the Agency, the European Commission and the EU Member State...
Exposure Scenarios: 2013 - 2018 Plan NEW
REACHSPOT 7 Months, 1 Week, 20 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
For those wondering about the road ahead for exposure scenarios under REACH regulation, you're not alone. A nugget we've found is a plan for exposure scenarios going forward, through 2018.Chemical safety report & exposure scenario planExposure sc...
Korea "K-REACH" Chemical Law Update NEW
REACHSPOT 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Here's a summary for "progress  of ‘K-REACH’ Task force for the preparation of Sub-Ordinance."For the preparation of the sub-ordinance and gathering of opinions, the Ministry of Environment (MOE) had launched task force consisting of...
What is CLP Harmonised Classification and Labeling? NEW
REACHSPOT 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 17 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Certain situations require that substance classification be harmonised and made obligatory at Community level. It makes sense that all classification data be talking about the same thing. Agreement about central information like this ensures adequate...
7 Substances Up For Comment Through Oct 17 NEW
REACHSPOT 9 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Seven (7) substances have been named as so toxic they should be on the REACH Candidate List for restriction. Public comment period ends October 17th. Note that how a substance gets on this list is a well-documented process — this is just the co...