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Consultation on proposed restriction of substances in single-use baby diapers – watch online
Watch our webinar on the French authorities' proposal to restrict PAHs, furans, dioxins, formaldehyde and PCBs in single-use baby diapers. We will update you on the proposed restriction, explain the specific questions posed in the consultation and clarify how to submit comments. 
Join the Q&A from 11 to 13 Helsinki time.


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.
Authorisation obligations and recovered substances in the scope of two Forum enforcement projects

The first will check whether substances of very high concern (SVHCs) placed on the EU market have been granted authorisation. The second is a pilot project focusing on exemptions from the duty to register substances recovered from waste.

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.


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Calls for comments and evidence
Substances: 1
  • Start date: 14/10/2020
  • Deadline: 15/02/2021
Substances: 1
  • Start date: 27/01/2021
  • Deadline: 10/03/2021
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: 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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