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Restriction of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under REACH

Webinar date

29 October 2020 13:30 - 15:30 CET, GMT +1


Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Denmark are working on a REACH restriction proposal to limit the risks to the environment and human health from the manufacture and use of all per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). A call for evidence was held during the summer of 2020.

Join the webinar to learn about the REACH restriction process and status of the proposed PFAS restriction.

The webinar will be published on our home page on 29 October at 13:30 CET, GMT +1 together with instructions for joining a live Q&A session where experts from the 5 Member States will be answering your questions until 15:30. Join the Q&A session  or by going to and entering the event code: pfas2020

Five European states call for evidence on broad PFAS restriction - ECHA news release, 11 May 2020

More on PFAS




Date: 29 October 2020

Time: 13:30–15:30 CET, GMT+1



Timing Title Speaker
13:30 Introduction and Q&A open for questions Peter Simpson, ECHA
Martijn Beekman, NL-CA
13:36 Why is this restriction on PFAS needed? Jenny Ivarsson, SE-CA
13:49 REACH restriction process and status of the PFAS restriction Mandy Lokaj, DE-CA
14:07 Introduction to the panellists answering questions Martijn Beekman, NL-CA
14:14 Closing remarks Peter Simpson, ECHA
14:15 – 15:30 Q&A open for questions Panel