7 February 2018
Clicks 77 Tags: REACH
Helsinki, 5 February 2018- ECHA recommended to add seven substances of very high concern (SVHCs) to the Annex XIV of REACH Authorization List. Two of these substances are toxic for reproduction. The other five have persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) properties. ...
16 January 2018
Clicks 667 Tags: SVHCs
Helsinki 15 January 2018-ECHA adds seven new substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the Candidate List and updates the entry for bisphenol A (BPA). Up to now, the SVHC list is updated to 181 items. 20 December 2017, ECHA had informed in advance that the material information to be updated. Seven New Substances to add to the SVHC List-C&K Testing reported on 21 December 2017. ...
15 January 2018
Clicks 538 Tags: REACH
10 January 2018, the Official Journal of the European Union releases Directive (EU) 2018/35, amending Annex XVII to REACH Regulation as regards octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (‘D4’) and decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (‘D5’) in cosmetic products. ...
21 December 2017
Clicks 488 Tags: SVHC
The Member State Committee (MSC) supported to add seven new substances and bisphenol A (BPA) to the list of SVHC. The current entry of BPA and the list of SVHC will be updated by mid-January 2018. Legal obligations will start from the formal updating in January 2018. ...
18 December 2017
Clicks 229 Tags: REACH
16 November 2017, The REACH-En-Force-4 (Ref-4) project, coordinated by the ECHA Enforcement Forum, looked at 14 restriction entries in REACH Annex XVII across 29 countries. The report revealed that almost a fifth of toys were non-compliant with EU restriction on phthalates. The final public report will include other 8 entries and it is expected by the end of this year. ...
24 November 2017
Clicks 256 Tags: REACH
ECHA’s Enforcement Forum has started work on a pilot project targeted 7 substances, including phthalates and retardants. The purpose is to verify the compliance with the notification and communication obligations of substances in articles in REACH. ...
17 November 2017
Clicks 213 Tags: REACH
The Danish government has decided to scrap a tax on products containing phthalates and PVC. The tax, which covers tape, binders, gloves, aprons, rainwear and protective suits, entered into force in June 2000 and it will cease on 1 January 2019. ...
10 November 2017
Clicks 201 Tags: REACH
9 September 2017, members of the REACH committee approved the amendments to the proposal of CMR at their meeting. ...
3 November 2017
Clicks 253 Tags: REACH PFCAs
6 October 2017,German together with ECHA proposed to restrict the manufacturing, use, placing on the market and import of C9-C14 perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids (PFCAs), their salts and related substances.The proposal may help to protect human’s health and environment. ...
25 October 2017
Clicks 271 Tags: REACH SVHC
TMA and DCHP to be included into SVHC list On 4th Oct, 2017, European Commission submitted notifications of G/TBT/N/EU/519 and G/TBT/N/EU/520, which meant to add Trimellitic anhydride (TMA) and dicyclohexyl phthalates (DCHP) into the list of the Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). ...
12 October 2017
Clicks 168 Tags: SVHC REACH
Recently, German Environment Agency(UBA) launched the AskREACH project, in collaboration with 20 project partners from 13 EU member states, which aims to improve consumers’ awareness on risks SVHCs pose to human health and the environment. It is supposed to be a smartphone app, which available from Spring 2019. ...
6 September 2017
Clicks 280 Tags: ECHA SVHC REACH
Helsinki, 5 September 2017- A public consultation has been launched on proposals to identify nine new substances of very high concern (SVHC) by ECHA. Name of the substances and examples of their uses are available on ECHA’s website. The deadline for comments is 20 October 2017. ...
4 September 2017
Clicks 468 Tags: REACH Annex XVII CMR
August 31, 2017, official journal of the European Commission published the amending the Appendices to Annex XVII to Regulation (EU) No 1907/2006 of REACH. The prohibitive substances that are classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or reproductive toxicant (CRM) have been added to 23 and the previous 2 kinds of CMR also get their updates. This amendment will take into force on the 20th day. ...
11 July 2017
Clicks 324 Tags: REACH SVHC
ECHA updated the candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHCs), adding the substance PFHxS to the Candidate List and updating the existing entries for Bisphenol A (BPA) and four Phthalates to include their endocrine-disrupting properties affecting human health. There are totally 174 kinds of substance included in the candidate list till now. These revise is based on proposal from Sweden. ...
5 July 2017
Clicks 223 Tags: SVHC REACH
Helsinki, 28 June 2017- European Chemical Agency officially published the fourth version of guidance on requirement for substance in articles. The updated guidance includes amending examples in line with the judgement of the Court of Justice of 10 September 2015, which further clarified the scope of the obligations. According to the ruling, the legal obligations also apply to articles that are present in complex products – for example, a component of a car or a washing mac ...
21 June 2017
Clicks 331 Tags: REACH Authorization Substances
On 14 June 2017, EU official journal published the REACH regulation (EU) 2017/999, adding 12 substances to REACH authorization list, which now contains 43 substances. This amending regulation will take into effect since 20thday after published. ...
21 June 2017
Clicks 384 Tags: REACH Annex XVII PFOA
On 14 June, 2017, the EU official journal published regulation (EU) 2017/1000, amending Annex XVII in EU REACH regulation and a new restriction to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related substances. ...
16 May 2017
Clicks 176 Tags: mobile chemicals SVHCs
On May 4, 2017, Germany's federal environment agency (UBA) launched a proposal to include “persistent, mobile and toxic substances (PMTs)” or “persistent and mobile substances (PMs)” into REACH's candidate list, which is general known as SVHC. ...
5 April 2017
EU restricts 22 azodyes in leather and textiles under the EU REACH Annex XVII entry 43 and four testing methods are designated. ...
23 March 2017
Clicks 273 Tags: REACH Annex XVII restriction
C&K Testing makes a summary of progress made in restriction proposals under REACH Annex XVII. ...
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