EUROFINS JUNIO 2019 / PRODUCTOS QUÍMICOS

Europe 

 

Proposal to add 12 SVHCs to REACH Annex XIV-Authorisation List


On 24th April 2019, the European Commission opened a public consultation on the proposal to add 12 substances of very high concern (SVHCs) to Annex XIV- authorization list of the EU REACH legislation.

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Eye hazard CLP classification evaluation for detergents and cleaning products


On 6th May 2019, the International Association for Soaps, Detergents and maintenance Products (AISE) announced the publication of a scientific paper about the eye hazard classification and the effects in case of accidental exposure to detergents and similar products. 

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Recent publications by the European Commission


Some recent publications by the European Commission (not exhaustive list).

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Regulatory proposal notified to WTO


Summary table with some recent notifications to World Trade Organization (non-exhaustive).

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Draft texts notified to the European Commission


Draft document has been recently notified to the European Commission.

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Standards Updates


Summary table with some recent standards updates and upcoming dates of withdrawal and/or availability (non-exhaustive).

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Recent Updates Regarding REACH


Table includes a summary of some additional recent updates (non-exhaustive) regarding REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006.

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Additional Recent Updates Regarding CLP


Table includes a summary of the main recent updates (non-exhaustive) regarding CLP Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.

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France

 

Titanium dioxide in nanoparticulate form


In April 2019, ANSES (Agence Nationale de Sécurité Sanitaire Alimentation, Environnement, Travail) published a Reference Toxicological Value (TRV) for chronic inhalation exposure for Titanium dioxide in nanoparticulate form.

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US

 

Guidance for substances in contact with infant formula


On 9th May 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the guidance for Industry about Preparation of Food Contact Notifications for Food Contact Substances in Contact with Infant Formula and/or Human Milk in Federal Register.

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Regulatory proposal notified to WTO


Summary table with some recent notifications to World Trade Organization (non-exhaustive).

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Canada

 

A qualitative hazard-based approach to identify substances of low concern for human health


In March 2019, Health Canada published a science approach document for substances with low human health hazard potential.

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Australia

 

New Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) approaching


There is now a new Australian industrial chemicals law — the Industrial Chemicals Act 2019. 

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China

 

Arrangement for the implementation of Conformity Assessment System on the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic products


On May 16th 2019, the Departments of State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China (MIIT) have recently enacted and issued “the Arrangement for the implementation of Conformity Assessment System on the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic products”.

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South Korea

 

Risk Assessment for Food Contact Materials, Cosmetics and others


On 17th April 2019, South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety published the notification "Regulations on Risk Assessment Methods and Procedures, etc."

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