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ECHA identifies risks to terrestrial environment from lead ammunition

ECHA recommends that measures are needed to regulate the use of lead ammunition in terrestrial environments in addition to those proposed for wetlands.

New support pages for industry on obligations for hazardous mixtures

The Poison Centres website has been revamped with new support pages providing stepwise help for industry on how to prepare and submit information on hazardous mixtures.

Study finds knowledge gaps in risk assessment of nano pigments
A new study, commissioned by the EU Observatory for Nanomaterials, found gaps in the current knowledge on the hazard and risk assessment of nano-sized pigments. The study identified 81 nano-sized pigments currently used in the EU market.
Public consultation on 18 substances proposed for authorisation under REACH
ECHA invites comments on its proposal to include 18 new substances in the REACH Authorisation List. Comments can be given until 5 December 2018.


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Biocides Day 2018
24/10/2018 - 25/10/2018 | Helsinki
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Applications for authorisation
Consultations: 2
  • Start date: 08/08/2018
  • Deadline: 03/10/2018
Identification of substances of very high concern
Substances: 6
  • Start date: 04/09/2018
  • Deadline: 19/10/2018
Recommendation for inclusion in the authorisation list
Substances: 18
  • Start date: 05/09/2018
  • Deadline: 05/12/2018
Testing proposals
Testing proposals: 16
  • Start date: 10/08/2018
  • Deadline: 24/09/2018
Testing proposals: 10
  • Start date: 06/09/2018
  • Deadline: 22/10/2018


Harmonised classification and labelling
CLH proposals: 4
  • Start date: 18/07/2018
  • Deadline: 18/09/2018
CLH proposals: 1
  • Start date: 20/08/2018
  • Deadline: 19/10/2018
CLH proposals: 1
  • Start date: 17/09/2018
  • Deadline: 16/11/2018
Harmonised classification and labelling targeted consultations
CLH proposals: 1
  • Start date: 17/09/2018
  • Deadline: 01/10/2018


There are currently no ongoing consultations.


Consultations following ECHA’s Executive Director Requests to the Committees
Substances: 1
  • Start date: 20/06/2018
  • Deadline: 20/08/2018

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