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How ECHA performs compliance checks
Training: EU Chemicals Legislation - Why is it the business of non-chemical companies?
Video Tutorial: Creation of a biocidal product dossier with IUCLID
ECHA video tutorial: Application for mutual recognition in sequence in R4BP 3 .
ECHA video tutorial: How to submit a National authorisation application in R4BP 3
ECHA Video Tutorial: How to browse the content of a BPR Dossier.
ECHA Video Tutorial: BPR - Draft SPC generated using the IUCLID report generator
ECHA Video Tutorial: BPR - How to use annotations in IUCLID
REACH 2013 Registration Results - Press Conference
By the 31 May 2013, 3 215 companies have submitted 9 084 registration dossiers to ECHA for chemicals manufactured or imported in quantities from 100 to 1 000 tonnes per year. 20% of all registrations were submitted by micro, small or medium sized companies and 80% came from large companies. 23% of the registrations were made by 'only representatives' on behalf of non-European companies.
This is a video recording of the press conference organised by ECHA in Brussels, announcing the registration results. The video includes presentations from ECHA's Executive Director Geer Dancet and ECHA's Director of Registration, Christel Musset.
ECHA Video Tutorial: How to submit a substance in article notification via webform
The tutorial shows how to fill in the right webform and submit a notification of substances in articles to ECHA.
ECHA Video Tutorial: How to submit a downstream user report via web-form
The tutorial shows you how to submit a downstream user report to ECHA using a web-form. The video goes through the different sections of the web-form in detail and gives an overview of the process for preparing, amending or withdrawing a downstream user report.
Chesar Video Tutorial - Manage substances in Chesar 2
The tutorial presents a general overview of the functionalities of the so-called Box 1 of Chesar 2.2. With Box 1, the user can manage the substances to be assessed and check the information related to its properties contained in the IUCLID file.
Chesar Video Tutorial - Introduction to Chesar 2
The tutorial presents a general overview of the functionalities of Chesar 2 and describes the workflow for carrying out a chemical safety assessment and generating a chemical safety report. The tutorial will help users to develop their understanding of the structure and terminology of Chesar 2.
Nanomaterials in IUCLID 5
The purpose of this video tutorial is to illustrate the main recommendations included in the the IUCLID User Manual "Nanomaterials in IUCLID 5" available on the IUCLID website.
The manual includes instructions on how registrants can report, in their IUCLID dossier, when a nanoform has been used in experimental studies. It is provided as a help for registrants to prepare or update registration dossiers for substances that are nanomaterials or include nanoforms.
Overview of Chesar 2.0
Overview of Chesar 2.0 including its new features.
Video recording of IT-tool training provided to participants during the European Chemicals Agency's Second Lead Registrant Workshop organised in Helsinki Finland from 11 to 12 October 2012.
Classification & Labelling Inventory
Video tutorial on the search functions and features of the public C&L Inventory.
ECHA's new visual identity
ECHA launched a new visual and corporate identity together with a brand new website.
Chemistry in the classroom
A Euronews TV crew recently visited ECHA and the European School to make a story on how science and chemistry are best learnt by experimenting. Euronews also spoke with Marie Sklodowska Curie's granddaughter on the occasion of the opening ceremony of ECHA's Marie Sklodowska Curie conference centre.
The operation of REACH and CLP 2011
The overarching message of this report is that the REACH and CLP Regulations are working well and that the various actors responsible for the work are responding as required. This is largely attributable to the commitment and collaborative work between industry, stakeholders, the Member States, the European Commission and ECHA.
The use of alternatives to testing on animals for the REACH Regulation 2011
This is the first report provided by ECHA on the use of alternatives to testing on animals since REACH came into effect. The registration dossiers for high tonnage substances that were submitted from 1 June 2008 until 28 February 2011 were analysed to get an overall picture of the use of animal studies and non-animal methods used.
ECHA received 3.1 million Classification and Labelling notifications
By 3 January 2011, ECHA received 3 114 835 notifications of 24 529 substances for the Classification and Labelling Inventory. By this deadline, industry had to notify the classification and labelling of all chemical substances that are hazardous or subject to registration under the REACH regulation and placed on the EU market.
For the updated Classification and Labelling notifications statistics, please refer to the following press release:
Corrigendum to the CLP statistics - 18/1/2011
Most hazardous and most common chemicals registered
By the REACH deadline of 30 November 2010, 24,675 registration dossiers have been successfully submitted for 4,300 substances including nearly 3,400 phase-in substances.
Watch an interview with Geert Dancet, ECHA's Executive Director, and Christel Musset, Director of Registration and IT Tools.
ECHA invites companies to get ready and notify in time
The EU Regulation on Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) places new legal obligations on chemical companies operating in the EU market. By 1 December 2010, they are required to classify and label their hazardous substances according to the CLP rules.