e-News - 21 March 2012
ECHA launches a six-month public consultation on the proposed restriction of chromium VI in leather articles
The Danish authorities submitted a report proposing a restriction on the placing on the market of leather articles containing chromium VI in concentrations above a certain limit that come into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin. Chromium VI is known to cause severe allergic contact dermatitis in humans and is able to elicit dermatitis at very low concentrations.
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Register for ECHA's seventh Stakeholders' Day
The European Chemicals Agency hosts its seventh annual Stakeholders' Day conference on 23 May 2012 in Helsinki. The conference offers participants the chance to hear the latest news and updates from ECHA, European industry associations and NGOs.
The Registry of Intentions of Harmonised Classification and Labelling has been updated with seven new intentions
ECHA's Dissemination Database now contains 4 326 unique substances with information from 25 307 REACH Registration dossiers
The list of registered substances has also been updated. The list now includes 4 268 publishable substances.
Member registrant webinar: importance of substance identification and sharing of data for the 2013 registration deadline
The webinar takes place on 27 March 2012 and provides registrants with an introduction to the SIEF process, key messages on the importance of proper substance identification, data sharing and related disputes.
The presentations and recordings of the webinar: "Information requirements II" of 7 March 2012 are now available
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