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Over 600 new substances added to REACH Study Results

REACH Study Results – a collection of non-confidential substance data submitted to ECHA under REACH – has been refreshed, with 654 new substances added since September 2021. The data contains results from studies that relate to:...

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Upcoming changes to REACH information requirements

The European Commission has revised certain information requirements for registering chemicals under REACH. Companies should start to prepare as the changes will begin to apply in October 2022. ECHA will publish further advice later this year....

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New Guideline Reduces Animal Testing and Protects From Allergies Caused by Chemicals

ECHA has published advice to registrants on how to reliably combine different sources of alternative data when assessing skin sensitisation of chemicals. This reduces the need to test on animals, while protecting people from allergies. The...

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ECHA Application for Authorisation Updated

Companies applying for authorisation to use substances of very high concern will find the process is now more efficient and the documents more coherent thanks to the updated format recently published by ECHA. The revision was...

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European Commission Roadmaps on the Revision of CLP (2021) & REACH (2022)

In May 2021, the EU Commission published two roadmaps (Inception Impact Assessments) on the revision of the CLP and the REACH Regulations in line with the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. The roadmaps include overall descriptions...

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EU & Nanomaterials

A survey of citizens in Austria, Bulgaria, Finland, France and Poland was published at the end of 2020 which concluded that in general, EU citizens are demanding better labelling of everyday products containing nanomaterials. They are...

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Draft Guidance for Chemical Registration in China

In August 2020, the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) released the anticipated draft Guidance for Environmental Management Registration of New Chemical Substances for a short period of public commenting, which ended on 6 September...

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RAC Adopts CLH for Four Insecticides

In May 2020, the Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) adopted the harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) opinions for four active substances all used as insecticides and that all carry risks to human health and the environment:...

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Have you Checked Your Company Size?

On 31 January 2020 in Helsinki, ECHA announced that they will be verifying the size of micro, small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) that have registered substances between 2016 and 2019 under REACH and benefitted from reduced...

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New Treatment for Healthy Dogs, Pigs and Horses

The CVMP (Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use) is the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) committee responsible for veterinary medicines. This summer the Committee adopted by consensus a positive opinion for an initial marketing authorisation application...

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Dec-2022

Crop Protection > News

Commission addresses the availability and affordability of fertilisers

Fertilisers play a significant role in food security. Their production and their cost largely depend on natural gas. Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February...

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Nov-2022

Chemicals and REACH > News

Over 600 new substances added to REACH Study Results

REACH Study Results – a collection of non-confidential substance data submitted to ECHA under REACH – has been refreshed, with 654 new substances added since...

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