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New database on Candidate List substances in articles by 2021
ECHA will establish a new database on the presence of hazardous chemicals in articles by the end of 2019 for waste treatment operators and consumers. The database will comprise information submitted by companies producing, importing or selling articles that contain Candidate List substances. Companies need to submit this information by the end of 2020.
Study identifies key parameters for carrying out reliable market studies on nanomaterials
A study commissioned by the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON) has reviewed data sources, methods and parameters for carrying out market studies on nanomaterials in the EU.
Biocidal Products Committee concludes on a Union authorisation for disinfectants
The Committee supported the approval of DBNPA for use as a disinfectant. It also concluded on one application for Union authorisation.


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Calls for comments and evidence
Substances: 1
  • Start date: 11/07/2018
  • Deadline: 22/08/2018
Substances: 1
  • Start date: 21/05/2018
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
Testing proposals
Testing proposals: 13
  • Start date: 18/06/2018
  • Deadline: 02/08/2018
Testing proposals: 11
  • Start date: 05/07/2018
  • Deadline: 20/08/2018


Harmonised classification and labelling
CLH proposals: 2
  • Start date: 04/06/2018
  • Deadline: 03/08/2018
CLH proposals: 4
  • Start date: 18/07/2018
  • Deadline: 18/09/2018
Harmonised classification and labelling targeted consultations
CLH proposals: 1
  • Start date: 18/07/2018
  • Deadline: 01/08/2018


There are currently no ongoing consultations.


Commission consultation: Future update of Annex XIV entries of DEHP, BBP, DBP and DIBP
Substances: 4
  • Start date: 05/06/2018
  • Deadline: 06/08/2018
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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