EUROFINS SEPTIEMBRE 2019 / PRODUCTOS QUÍMICOS

Chemicals | Monthly bulletin | September 2019

Europe

 

Lack of supply chain communication on SVHCs in articles


On 1st September 2017, the Project LIFE AskREACH - Enabling REACH consumer information rights on chemicals in articles by IT-tools began.

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Better labels for detergents


On 15th July 2019, A.I.S.E. (International Association for Soaps, detergents and Maintenance Products) published its opinion about the European Commission’s review of the Detergents Regulation which identifies opportunities to improve hazard communication to consumers including communication through digital means.

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Regulatory updates


Summary table with recent regulation proposal notified to European Commission (Non-exhaustive).

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New Drafts Amendments for RoHS


On 8th August 2019, the European Commission published the following amendments to Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS).

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Additional Recent Updates Regarding REACH


Summary of the main recent updates (non-exhaustive) regarding REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006.

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Recent Updates Regarding CLP


Summary of the main recent updates (non-exhaustive) regarding CLP Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.

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Germany

 

Reduction of consumers' exposure to PAHs


On 9th August 2019, the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) published an article about its work and recommendations to adapt the maximum levels for the GS certification mark to match the prevailing technical standards.

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UK

 

Less Toxic chemicals at home


On 16th July 2019, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) published its report about toxic chemicals around us at home.

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US

 

Proposal of PBT Chemicals under Toxic Substances Control Act


The US EPA recently published a proposed regulation regarding Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals pursuant to Section 6(h) of the Toxic Substances Control Act.

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International

 

Regulatory proposals notified to WTO


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

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