May. 14, 2019Topics
So in the end, both the UK and the EU backed away from the spectre of a no-deal Brexit. Originally, the UK would, as a matter of law, leave the EU on Mar. 29, 2019, with or without a withdrawal agreement. This date was then extended until ...
Feb. 25, 2019News & Opinions
In cooperation with the industrial supply chain, European chemicals agency ECHA has mapped a range of high-volume chemicals used as additives in plastics to aid in identifying substances of priority for further assessment under REACH.
Feb. 21, 2019News & Opinions
As part of an agreement with the EU Commission, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), the body that administrates REACH, will provide regular recommendations for occupational exposure limits (OELs) that protect workers exposed to hazardous ...
Nov. 23, 2018News & Opinions
In an initial reaction to news on Nov. 22 that the UK and the EU have sealed a draft agreement on Brexit, the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) said it was pleased with the outcome.
Aug. 27, 2018News & Opinions
The National Health Service (NHS) in England has given drugmakers and manufacturers of medical devices until Sept. 10 to advise on how they will stockpile their products made in Europe and sold to the British healthcare sector.
Jun. 05, 2018News & Opinions
The last registration period for existing chemicals under the EU’s REACH chemicals legislation was completed on May 31. Over the 10-year period, 21 551 substances currently sold on the EU market were registered, according to the ...
Mar. 10, 2018News & Opinions
The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) issued a statement commenting on the publication on March 5, 2018 of the European Commission’s REACh review (REACh Refit evaluation).
Mar. 01, 2018News & Opinions
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published its annual progress report on evaluation under REACh which includes also a 10 years overview: safety information on chemicals is improving, but more still needs to be done.
Feb. 14, 2018News & Opinions
An inspection by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has found hundreds of consumer products containing chemicals that are restricted under REACH legislation. The investigation by ECHA's enforcement forum in 2016 discovered ...
Feb. 07, 2018News & Opinions
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has recommended that seven substances of very high concern (SVHCs) be added to the REACH Authorization list (Annex XIV).
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