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Introducing Chesar 3.6 – watch online

Find out about the new functionalities of version 3.6 of the Chemical Safety Assessment and Reporting tool (Chesar). This webinar focusses on the implementation of a set of harmonised conditions of use for workers’ assessments.


Candidate List updated with two chemicals that are toxic for reproduction
The Candidate List of substances of very high concern now contains 211 chemicals that may harm people or the environment.
REACH authorisation has positive health and environmental impacts
The EU-wide requirement for companies to obtain authorisation from the European Commission before using harmful chemicals has sped up substitution and reduced risks to people’s health and the environment - at a reasonable cost.
Clean tap water for all EU citizens – ECHA’s work on new directive begins
The revised Drinking Water Directive comes into effect today. It aims to protect people, improve access to water and ensure uniform safety standards for industry. ECHA’s task is to set up lists of chemicals that can be safely used in materials that come into contact with drinking water.


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Calls for comments and evidence
Substances: 1
  • Start date: 14/10/2020
  • Deadline: 15/02/2021
ECHA's Executive Director Requests to the Committees
Substitution plans - applications for authorisation: 8
  • Start date: 16/12/2020
  • Deadline: 27/01/2021
Restriction proposals: 1
  • Start date: 21/12/2020
  • Deadline: 21/06/2021
Testing proposals
Testing proposals: 48
  • Start date: 16/12/2020
  • Deadline: 01/02/2021
Testing proposals: 49
  • Start date: 21/01/2021
  • Deadline: 08/03/2021


Harmonised classification and labelling
CLH proposals: 2
  • Start date: 09/11/2020
  • Deadline: 22/01/2021
CLH proposals: 3
  • Start date: 16/11/2020
  • Deadline: 29/01/2021
CLH proposals: 3
  • Start date: 07/12/2020
  • Deadline: 05/02/2021
CLH proposals: 2
  • Start date: 11/01/2021
  • Deadline: 12/03/2021


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