Keyword: ECHA


Sharon McGuiness new ECHA Chief Executive

27.06.2022 -

Sharon McGuinness has been appointed to a five-year term as the new executive director of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), the body that administrates the REACH...


EFSA and ECHA Preparing for 2022 Glyphosate Review

16.06.2021 -

Two EU authorities, the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), are poised to begin reviewing a draft assessment of the safety of...


ECHA and FDA Waive Rules in Virus Crisis

24.03.2020 - The coronavirus epidemic is interrupting regulatory activity in both chemicals and pharmaceuticals. In two examples, one from Europe, the other from the US, the European Chemicals...


Have EU’s new TiO2 Classification Plans Hit a Snag?

11.11.2019 - Plans by the European Commission to classify titanium dioxide (TiO2) in inhalable powder form as a category 2 suspected human carcinogen, adopted in mid-September, may have hit a...


CEFIC Signs up 59 Members for Action Plan

02.08.2019 - Up to now, 59 chemical producers have signed up for the European Chemical Industry Council’s (CEFIC) Action Plan to re-evaluate their chemical safety data, the producers’...


CEFIC Launches Action Plan on REACH Dossiers

03.07.2019 - Amid criticism that the chemical industry is dragging its feet on REACH, the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) has kept a pledge made in June to help bring producers into...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Chemicals and a No-Deal Brexit

09.05.2019 - 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...


ECHA Publishes Dossier on Plastics Additives

25.02.2019 - 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...