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Get ready for new REACH requirements for nanomaterials
By 1 January 2020, companies must provide more information on nanomaterials on the EU market under the REACH Regulation. ECHA encourages potential registrants to familiarise themselves with the new legal requirements and get ready.
Rules for registration of phase-in substances clarified
The transitional regime for registering phase-in chemicals under REACH ended on 31 May 2018. The Commission has now clarified that certain provisions for phase-in substances will still apply until 31 December 2019.
ECHA to support identifying new POPs

The Agency will support the European Commission and Member States to develop risk profiles for methoxychlor and Dechlorane Plus®. This contributes to global work to eliminate or limit the use of the most hazardous persistent organic pollutants.


Upcoming events

Biocides Day 2019
29/10/2019 | ECHA, Helsinki, Finland
SCIP workshop
12/11/2019 | Helsinki
Twelfth meeting of the Exchange Network on Exposure Scenarios (ENES12)
21/11/2019 | Brussels

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Calls for comments and evidence
Substances: 1
  • Start date: 03/10/2019
  • Deadline: 16/12/2019
Identification of substances of very high concern
Substances: 4
  • Start date: 03/09/2019
  • Deadline: 18/10/2019
Consultations on SEAC draft opinion: 1
  • Start date: 25/09/2019
  • Deadline: 25/11/2019
Restriction proposals: 2
  • Start date: 19/06/2019
  • Deadline: 19/12/2019
Restriction proposals: 1
  • Start date: 25/09/2019
  • Deadline: 25/03/2020
Testing proposals
Testing proposals: 10
  • Start date: 17/09/2019
  • Deadline: 01/11/2019


Harmonised classification and labelling
CLH proposals: 5
  • Start date: 26/08/2019
  • Deadline: 25/10/2019
CLH proposals: 5
  • Start date: 23/09/2019
  • Deadline: 22/11/2019
Harmonised classification and labelling targeted consultations
CLH proposals: 1
  • Start date: 07/10/2019
  • Deadline: 21/10/2019


Derogation to the exclusion criteria
Active substances: 1
  • Start date: 11/10/2019
  • Deadline: 10/12/2019


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