1 September 2017 / CMRs, Europe, REACH
The European Commission has published its Regulation amending Annex XVII of REACH to include more than 20 substances recently classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic and reproductive (CMR) category 1A and 1B.
This Regulation will enter into force 20 days after its publication in the EU's Official..
11 September 2017 / Europe, Metals, REACH
The European Commission has notified the WTO of a draft Directive amending the migration limit for chromium VI in scraped-off toy materials.
The final date for comments on the revision to the toy safety Directive is 60 days from the notification.
The proposed date of adoption is the first qua..
1 September 2017
An investigation by the Swedish Chemicals Agency has found that 37 of 39 bisphenols surveyed on the European market could have potential endocrine disrupting properties.
At the end of last year, the European Commission adopted a restriction on bisphenol A (BPA) in thermal paper and it was added to the candidate listbec..
Robert Hodgson, 11 Sep 2017
Governments refined on Friday their negotiating stance on post-2020 reforms to the EU emissions trading system (ETS) ahead of talks this week aimed at securing a compromise deal with the European Parliament.
Discussions in the EU Council touched on a proposed innovation fund, maritime emissions, an exemption..
14 September 2017 / Classification, labelling and packaging Regulation, Europe, REACH
Echa is consulting on seven harmonised and classification proposals (CLH). They are for:
flupyradifurone. The Netherlands submitted the dossier with hazard classes open for comment of physical hazards; health hazards w..