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July 2015
Chemicals (REACH)

11 posts
How To Appeal ECHA Decisions NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Years, 8 Months, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Certain ECHA decisions can be appealed before the Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). Such decisions are itemized in Article 91 of the REACH Regulation. How it works: companies submit their appeal, and the announcement...
Updated Chesar tool NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Years, 8 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
ECHA's new Chesar version is designed to support the preparation of better chemical safety reports.New functionality includes:an exposure estimation tooltargeted risk assessment bolstered reporting re: releases to waste library of stan...
REACH Review Report Status NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Arret!Word on the street is that environmental NGOs have accused the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) of leniency in enforcing the REACH regulation on chemical safety. Groups say incomplete dossiers and lack of transparency are undermining legis...
Speak Your Mind on the ECHA Term Database NEW
REACHSPOT 2 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 14 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
The European Chemicals Agency launched the ECHA-term database last year.  It serves up key REACH and CLP terms in 22 EU languages. Audience is across over 30 countries. So here's your chance for feedback. We endorse giving feedback when possible...
Regulation on export and import of dangerous chemincals NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 3 Years, 1 Week, 23 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
During the last Council meeting on General Affairs, ministers adopted a regulation concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals. This regulation replaces a former which implements the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent P...
What's REACH's Impact on the EU Chemical Industry? NEW
REACHSPOT 3 Years, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 58 Minutes ago
ECHA invites you to complete this survey: http://www.cses.co.uk/reach_innovation_survey/ Another survey we recommend. Again -- like most business professionals today -- we are ill to the gills with entities so desperate for our attention that we're...
New REACH Toolkit and 2010 Documentation Now Published NEW
REACHSPOT 4 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
A new ECHA Information Toolkit can now be found on ECHA's website. The toolkit helps registrants use available information and predict properties of substances via non-test methods to meet REACH information requirements.The so-called "Information To...
Reach Registration: a Behind-the-Scenes Look NEW
REACHSPOT 4 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 1 Minute ago
Registration: a Behind-the-Scenes LookREACH Deadline: Q3 2010.For dossiers arriving after 30 September 2010, there will be a "floating" period -- about six months of uncertainty -- regarding the status of REACH registration. What will happen is:...
REACH list of dangerous chemicals doubled NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 5 Years, 5 Months, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added 14 substances to the list of  "very high concern" chemicals to undergo special health and safety scrutiny under the bloc's chemical regulation REACH. The identification of a substance of very high c...
Rebentisch: EU Chemical Agency and the Analytics trojan NEW
arebentisch.wordpress.com, 5 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Chemical industry lobbyists claim that they don’t lobby.. NEW
euenvironmentblog.eu 5 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
The European Chemical industry is represented by a lobbying organisation called CEFIC in Brussels. CEFIC employs more than 170 staff and claims a yearly budget of 37.9 million Euros. It’s a big operation, with a large office just a few minutes...