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Paul Krajnik re-elected as ECHA’s Management Board chair

Paul Krajnik will chair ECHA’s governing board for the next two years. The Board also confirmed that Dr Sharon McGuinness would start as ECHA's Executive Director on 1 December 2022.

Cancer-causing PAHs in clay targets need an EU-wide ban

ECHA’s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) supports the proposal to restrict polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in clay targets for shooting. The restriction aims to prevent further environmental emissions of these toxic and very persistent substances that build up in humans and animals. Many PAHs are also known to cause cancer.

Have your say: Nine proposals to identify new substances of very high concern

ECHA is looking for comments on nine proposals to identify new substances of very high concern. Give comments by 17 October 2022.



Applications for authorisation
Consultations: 16
  • Start date: 17/08/2022
  • Deadline: 12/10/2022
Calls for comments and evidence
Substances: 1
  • Start date: 10/06/2022
  • Deadline: 31/10/2022
ECHA's Executive Director Requests to the Committees
EFSA datasets used by ECHA to assess the risks to human health from the use of lead in ammunition: 1
  • Start date: 06/07/2022
  • Deadline: 06/10/2022
Identification of substances of very high concern
Substances: 9
  • Start date: 02/09/2022
  • Deadline: 17/10/2022
Consultations on SEAC draft opinion: 1
  • Start date: 14/09/2022
  • Deadline: 14/11/2022
Restriction proposals: 2
  • Start date: 20/06/2022
  • Deadline: 20/12/2022
Restriction proposals: 1
  • Start date: 21/09/2022
  • Deadline: 22/03/2023
Testing proposals
Testing proposals: 30
  • Start date: 22/09/2022
  • Deadline: 07/11/2022


Harmonised classification and labelling
CLH proposals: 5
  • Start date: 08/08/2022
  • Deadline: 07/10/2022
CLH proposals: 1
  • Start date: 22/08/2022
  • Deadline: 21/10/2022
CLH proposals: 2
  • Start date: 19/09/2022
  • Deadline: 18/11/2022


There are currently no ongoing consultations.


There are currently no ongoing consultations.


There are currently no ongoing consultations.